Louisiana is going back to a modified version of Phase 2, Governor John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday, Nov. 24, but the governor also says there’s light at the end of the tunnel in the form of a vaccine for COVID-19.
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a Baker native and LSU alumna, has officially been named as President-elect Joe Biden’s U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (UN), the president-elect announced Monday, Nov. 23.
After a chilly start, sunny skies and southeasterly winds will help highs into the mid 70s this afternoon. Dry skies are also expected with a few clouds sneaking in this afternoon. Wednesday, a weak cold front will bring scattered showers and a few thunderstorms to the area.
LSU will travel to College Station, Texas, on Nov. 28 for a 6 p.m. kickoff on ESPN but the SEC has not yet announced the kickoff times and TV networks for games scheduled on Dec. 5, as those matchups will be made on a six-day selection process.
We’ll kick off this holiday week on a nice note. A cold front crossed the area this morning, and breezy and cool conditions will be expected for the rest of the day. After a cloudy start, we’ll gradually see more and more sunshine through the late morning and into the afternoon.
There’s not a huge temperature drop, but enough of a difference to notice by Monday afternoon with highs a good 6 to 8 degrees lower than the upper 70s seen on Sunday. Tuesday morning will likely be the coldest of the week.
Expect another pleasant day on Sunday with mild temps in the mid-70s to low 80s. A cold front moves in for Monday, but there is very dry air in place with little opportunity for more moisture it should pass through dry.