Forecasters anticipate Hurricane Zeta to make landfall in southeast Louisiana by Wednesday evening. A strong cold front will sweep the storm through our area quickly. This will bring more pleasant and cooler weather after the storm moves out the area by Thursday.
WWLTV’s Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum says, “The cold front will sweep Zeta to the northeast of New Orleans on Thursday morning. The rain will come to an end in the morning. Then we will gradually become mostly sunny, breezy, cooler and less humid. High temperatures will only be in the lower 70s.
This is just crazy...a hurricane one day and a cold front the next?!? Friday will be a much nicer day with plenty of sun, a breeze, low humidity and cooler high temperatures in the upper 60s.”
Here is your extended forecast:
TODAY: Mostly cloudy, breezy, warm and more humid with a 40% chance for showers and storms. Highs: 84. Wind E 10-15 mph.
TONIGHT: Cloudy, breezy and muggy with a 60% chance for showers and storms. Lows north: 73 and south: 76. Wind SE 10-15 mph.
WEDNESDAY: Cloudy, windy, warm and humid with a 100% chance for heavy rain and storms. Highs: 81. Wind SE 15-30+ mph.
THURSDAY: 40% chance for heavy rain in the morning, then becoming mostly sunny, breezy, cooler and less humid in the afternoon. Lows north: 64 and south: 66. Highs: 73.
FRIDAY: Plenty of sun, cooler and less humid. Lows north: 49 and south: 57. Highs: 68.
SATURDAY: Partly cloudy, mild and less humid. Lows north: 47 and south: 56. Highs: 71.
SUNDAY: Plenty of sun and mild with low humidity. Lows north: 53 and south: 59. Highs: 74.
MONDAY: Sunny, breezy and mild with low humidity. Lows north: 51 and south: 58. Highs: 71.