Thanksgiving weather forecast for New Orleans, Louisiana | weather

Thanksgiving weather forecast for New Orleans, Louisiana |  weather

A cold front heading into Louisiana is expected to bring heavy rain and possible severe weather to parts of the state Monday night and Tuesday morning, and Thanksgiving and Black Friday are expected to be cold.

Storms are expected to begin hitting northern Louisiana Monday afternoon and evening – A hurricane watch is in effect For areas near the Louisiana, Arkansas and Texas borders – and must arrive in the New Orleans metro area after midnight.

After that, temperatures are expected to remain low through the week in much of Louisiana.

Here are the forecasts for your area:

New Orleans

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms are expected to reach the North Shore around 11 p.m. or midnight, and should reach the New Orleans area sometime before 4 a.m. Some of the storms could be severe, according to the National Weather Service in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, with gusts of wind. Wind and heavy rain. Less than an inch of rain is expected in the New Orleans area, and overnight low temperatures should reach around 65 degrees.

Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms could continue into Tuesday morning, especially before 7 a.m. Temperatures should hover around the mid to low 60s throughout the day, dropping into the low 50s at night. Some rain is possible overnight.

Wednesday: Wednesday is likely to be cloudy, dreary and cold, with the high temperature expected to drop to near 60 degrees, and overnight lows expected to dip into the high 40s.

Thanksgiving: It could rain again on Thanksgiving, although forecasters expect heavy rain to remain in the Gulf of Mexico. Either way, the weather is likely to be cloudy and cold. Temperatures are not expected to get out of the high 50s on Thursday, and overnight temperatures should drop into the 40s.

Black Friday: Forecasters said the weather will still be cold on Black Friday, with it expected to reach around 60 degrees that day.


Baton Rouge

Monday: Heavy rain and thunderstorms are likely to hit the Baton Rouge area after 5 p.m., bringing gusty winds and less than an inch of rain. Temperatures are expected to drop into the 50s overnight.

Tuesday: Tuesday is likely to be cloudy and breezy, with a high near 66 degrees. Some rain is possible that night, with temperatures expected to reach around the 40s.

Wednesday: The gloomy weather is expected to continue on Wednesday, with temperatures reaching highs in the 50s.

Thanksgiving: Light rain is expected in Baton Rouge again on Thursday, although forecasters say the heaviest rain should stay in the Gulf of Mexico. It’s expected to be a cool day, with highs in the mid 50s and lows overnight in the mid 40s.

Black Friday: Baton Rouge should get at least a little sunshine on Friday, but temperatures will remain low, with highs expected to reach around 59 degrees.


Lafayette

Monday: Showers and thunderstorms are expected to move through the Lafayette area after 4 p.m., with some severe storms expected. Less than an inch of rain is expected to fall overnight. The winds are expected to be strong and the minimum temperature will reach about 58 degrees.

Tuesday: Tuesday’s weather is expected to be mostly cloudy with temperatures in the mid-60s and gusty winds. Temperatures could drop into the high 40s.

Wednesday: The weather will likely remain cloudy and cold on Wednesday, with a high around 59 degrees, a low around 47 degrees, and a chance of rain again overnight.

Thanksgiving: There is a chance of light rain again on Thanksgiving, and temperatures should top out in the mid to low 50s that day. Overnight lows will fall into the mid-40s, forecasters said. There is a 30 percent chance of showers. The weather is expected to be cloudy throughout, and the maximum temperature is 54.

Black Friday: Temperatures are expected to reach around 60 degrees on Friday, and there should be some sunshine.


Shreveport

Monday: A tornado watch is in effect for Shreveport until 7 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to begin in the afternoon, some of which meteorologists said could be severe. Winds are expected to be gusty and less than an inch of rain. Overnight temperatures are expected to drop into the high 40s.

Tuesday: Tuesday should be gloomy and cold, with a high around 55 degrees and a low in the 30s.

Wednesday: Wednesday should be sunny but cool, with daytime highs reaching the mid 50s and dropping to near freezing temperatures.

Thanksgiving: Rain is possible again Thursday, along with some sunshine and temperatures in the 50s. Lows that night are expected to remain in the mid 40s.

Black Friday: Friday should be sunny with a high near 60 degrees.

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