Strong storms for Wednesday carry into Thanksgiving Day

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A cold front arrives this weekend, which means strong storms are possible for much of today, and continues into the Thanksgiving holiday.

WWLTV’s Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum says, “A cold front will move across Louisiana today. It will set off scattered showers and thunderstorms. A few storms could be strong to possibly severe. The main threat will be strong winds, but a tornado is possible. The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of the viewing area in a Marginal Risk (Level 1 of 5). Make sure you check back for updates today. It will be warm, humid and breezy with high temperatures in the lower 80s. Tonight will be mostly cloudy and muggy with lows in the 60s.”

Here is your extended forecast:

TODAY: Mostly cloudy, breezy, warmer and more humid with a 60% chance for showers and storms. A few storms could be strong to severe with gusty winds. Highs: 82. Wind SE 10-15 mph.

TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy and muggy with a 20% chance for showers. Lows north: 63 and south: 67. Wind NW 5-10 mph.

THURSDAY - THANKSGIVING: Mostly cloudy, breezy, warmer and more humid with a 40% chance for showers and storms. Highs: 78. Wind Variable 5-10 mph.

FRIDAY: Cloudy, warm and humid with a 60% chance for showers. Some heavy rain. Lows north: 63 and south: 68. Highs: 79.

SATURDAY: Cloudy, cooler and humid with a 60% chance for heavy rain and a few storms. Lows north: 62 and south: 65. Highs: 71.

SUNDAY: Cloudy, cooler and humid with a 90% chance for heavy rain and a few storms. Lows north: 58 and south: 61. Highs: 67.

MONDAY: Becoming sunny, breezy and much colder. Lows north: 41 and south: 46. Highs: 57.

TUESDAY: Sunny, breezy and cold. Lows north: 30 with a light freeze and south: 39 with patchy frost. Highs: 53.