January 22 – Weather forecast for Shreveport, Texarkana
SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The cold air that settled in the ArkLaTex this weekend is being removed bringing heavy rain into the coming days. “The rain will be heavy at times, and the amount of rain in some parts of the region may reach more than 7.” Drier weather settles in this weekend.
Very humid but warmer: Warm air will gradually return to the ArkLaTex Monday and Tuesday night. Temperatures Monday morning started out in the 30s across much of the region and there will be a brief period of freezing rain on the northern edge of the region. Temperatures for the entire area rose into the 40s and 50s during the day Monday. This warming will continue Monday and Tuesday night. Temperatures Tuesday morning will likely start in the 50s and 60s. We will see warm daytime highs in the 50s and 60s despite multiple periods of rain.
Keep an umbrella handy: Futurecast shows we will see today’s rain become more scattered on Monday night. Another large area of rain that will be heavy in some areas will move across the region on Tuesday. This band of rain will move east Tuesday night and rain over the ArkLaTex will become scattered again. A third area of rain and thunderstorms will spread across the region on Wednesday. Rain is expected to decrease again on Wednesday night and end in most areas on Thursday. We will then see one final disturbance bring rain to the area late tonight and Friday. Any remaining rain will end on Saturday morning and we will then begin a long period of dry weather that will continue through most of next week.
How much rain? There is good model agreement about how much rain we can expect in our area. Rainfall totals will be heaviest in the southeastern half of the ArkLaTex where five to more than seven inches will be possible. We will likely see rainfall totals of three to five inches over the northwestern half of the region.
Moderate adhesion temperatures: Despite rain in the coming days, temperatures will likely be above normal for this time of year. Most of the area will see daytime highs this week in the 60s. Overnight lows will be in the 40s and 50s. Sunshine will return to the area by the end of the weekend and will continue throughout most of next week. This sun will bring mild temperatures with highs next week being in the 50s and lower 60s. Nighttime lows will be cooler with some overnight clouds appearing. Lows next week will mainly be in the 30s and low 40s.
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