Forecast

  Zack: A sunny but chilly January weekend

It’s January and it will most certainly be feeling like it this weekend as sunshine does make for some nice weather as long as you’re dressed for it.

  Shelby: Breezy next couple of days

  Very windy Friday

Bruce: Huge Temp Swings Today of 35°+

  Shelby: Frosty start to a mild day

  Another cold front by Friday

BRUCE: Sunny Skies A Bit Warmer-Sweater Weather

Continued Coverage

  Shelby: Not as cold today

  Sun returns; temps stay cold until gradual mid-week warm-up

  Shelby: Another very cold day

  Bruce: Cold rain moves out; Clouds stay with temps feeling like the 30s

  Shelby: Cold, wet, & windy start to the week

  Nicondra: Snow north. Cold and dreary for the rest of us.

  Zack: A winter storm brings snow to Louisiana tonight; a cold rain for us

A winter storm will bring quite the snow event to our friends over North Louisiana later tonight but unfortunately for us, it will just be a cold, miserable rain.

  Nicondra: Cold weekend continues with wintry weather expected north

Sunday should start off nicely and cold once again with areas north and west of Lake Pontchartrain close to a light freeze and the rest of the region in the mid-30s to near 40. Clouds move in during the day will help keep daytime highs a bit colder.

  Zack: A chilly, January weekend ahead

Sunshine today will allow highs to top out in the low 50s before clouds and the 40s return on Sunday.

  BRUCE: A Cold January Weekend Ahead

Today will start with clouds which will have temperatures struggling to get out of the 40s

  Shelby: The winter chill is back

  Cold weather sticks around

  Bruce: Colder And Colder Temps On The Way

  Shelby: The cool down begins

  Cold weather into next week

Bruce: Clouds Increase-Rain Likely Tonight Then Much Colder

  Shelby: One more mild day ahead of cold front tonight

Some showers and a few storms will cross the area late tonight and push east before sunrise Thursday

  Bruce: Sunny And Nice; Rain Wednesday Night

Clouds move in tonight and stick around through Wednesday

  Shelby: Gorgeous Tuesday, rain moves in for Wednesday

Highs will reach the mid 60s. Clouds move in tonight and stick around through Wednesday.

  Multiple cold fronts expected this week

Some rain likely

  Bruce: A Great start to the 1st week of 2021

The only rain chance comes overnight Wednesday with a cool front.

Nicondra: Sunny and cool to close out the holiday break

After a cold start Sunday turned out to be a lovely day with plenty of sunshine and afternoon highs just around or even a degree or two below long term averages in the low 60s. Monday will be another nice, but cold day as many return to work and school after the holiday break.

  Zack: Sunny skies for a few days

The next several days will be ruled by sunny skies and seasonal temperatures.

  Zack: Weekend starts cloudy, turns sunny and nice

Clouds will start your Saturday on a gloomy note but sun returns later today.

Bruce: A Nice 1st weekend of 2021

Bruce: A nice weekend Ahead to start 2021

  Nicondra: Drier and cooler start to 2021

Rain moved out during the wee hours and weather is much improved for the start of the new year. Expect clouds to linger through the day with highs in the low to middle 60s.

  Zack: 2020 ends with a severe weather threat

A storm risk will develop later this afternoon into this evening with some of those storms turning severe.

  Bruce: A Rainy And Possible Stormy End To 2020

Bruce: A rainy and possible stormy end to 2020

  Zack: All eyes on the storm potential for New Year’s Eve

Today will be the final dry day ahead of a storm system expected to impact our area on New Year’s Eve.

  Nicondra: Severe storms possible New Year’s Eve

The storm prediction center placed the entire region under the level 2 risk for severe storms Thursday afternoon and evening. Moisture continues to increase and expect warm afternoons and mild overnight temperatures ahead of a high energy storm system.

  Shelby: Mild finish to 2020, cool down to start 2021

Mostly sunny and dry skies are expected today as highs reach the low 70s

  Nicondra: Warm and muggy ahead of New Year’s Eve storm chance

We are in the calm before the storm so to speak. We can expect a couple of quiet days with mild and muggy conditions as we await our next big weather system set to move in on New Year’s Eve. As it’s still a few days out there is still some uncertainty in timing and strength.

  Bruce: Big Warm-Up And A wet End To 2020

Over the next few mornings we may see patchy fog

  Nicondra: Mostly dry and warmer to start the last week of 2020

Temperatures rebounded for the afternoon with highs in the upper 60s and even a few low 70s. The start of the week will remain mild with overnight lows close to long term averages in the low to middle 40s both sides of the lake.

  Zack: Warmer days ahead as the 70s are set to return

Sunny skies will finish off the long holiday weekend as highs climb into the upper 60s.

Zack: The warming trend is ready for the weekend

A cold start will give way to a nice, cool day as highs top out in the upper 50s with plenty of sun.

Shelby: Cold Christmas, then weekend warm-up

Cold and breezy conditions are expected for this Christmas Day along with tons of sunshine. Temperatures will only reach the low 50s this afternoon, but they will feel like the 40s most of the day. Another very cold night is expected tonight into early Saturday.

  Zack: A cold but sunny Christmas ahead

A cold snap just in time for Christmas, it’s how many view Christmas weather and well it’s here.

  Shelby: Storms move out, wind & cold move in

Overnight rain shifts east as windy and cold conditions pour into the area. A Wind Advisory will be in effect through this afternoon for 15-30 MPH sustained winds and higher gusts. Temperatures will stay in the 40s throughout the day and feel like the 30s with the wind.

Zack: Tornado watches go up; line of storms moving through

A Tornado Watch has been issued for portions of the FOX 8 viewing area through the night tonight as a line of strong to severe storms sweep across the area.

  Zack: Arctic cold front rolls through overnight tonight

Here it comes, the Arctic plunge we have been talking about arriving just in time for Christmas but first we have some rough weather to get through.

Shelby: Spotty daytime showers, overnight storms

We have one more day of mild conditions before our big Christmas cool down! Expect plenty of clouds and highs near 70.While only a few showers are expected during the day, a strong cold front will bring a line of rain and storms late tonight.

  Temperatures plunge Thursday

Freezes likely Christmas morning

  Shelby: Mild temperatures ahead of big Christmas cool down

Mild conditions will continue today with a few clouds. More clouds move in on Wednesday ahead of a strong holiday cold front.

Sharply colder on Christmas Eve

Freezing temperatures likely Christmas morning

  Shelby: Sunny start to the week

We’re off to a pleasant start to the week despite some morning fog. Once the fog breaks, mostly sunny skies will take us into the low 60s this afternoon. This pattern continues Tuesday- a chilly morning followed by a mild afternoon with a few more clouds.

  Strong cold front Christmas Eve

Nice weather to start the week

  Zack: Some peeks of sun through the afternoon

Slowly our weather will improve on this Sunday as the remaining rain and sprinkles dry up but unfortunately, the clouds look to hang tough for much of the day today.

Shelby: Rainy tonight, clouds linger Sunday

After a rainy finish to our Saturday, clouds will linger through Sunday. This will likely keep temperatures in the 50s most of the day. As the clouds break for Sunday night, temperatures will fall into the 40s on both sides of the Lake for Monday morning.

  Zack: Rain returns this evening

Overall not a bad Saturday forecast until you get to this evening when a soaking rain moves in.

  Weekend rain expected

1-2 inches possible

  Zack: Sunny today; rain chances return this weekend

What a way to end the week as sunny skies dominate and the cold start this morning is giving way to a pleasantly, cool day.

  Shelby: Cold start to a sunny Friday

After a cold start this morning, temperatures will climb into the upper 50s with plenty of sun. Another chilly night is on tap thanks to mostly clear skies, but no freezes are expected.Clouds will build and temperatures will moderate some Saturday.

Rain chance for the weekend

Not as cold

  Zack: The sun will return, finally

Sunny skies will return this afternoon but it remains rather chilly today, highs will be near 50.

  Shelby: Sun will finally return

The sun may finally show itself again later today. Thanks to early cloud cover and continued northerly winds, it will still be a cold day, though. Highs will only reach the low 50s. Clear skies overnight will allow freezing temperatures by Friday morning north and west of Lake Pontchartrain.

  Cold mornings ahead

Freezes likely away from the lake

  Zack: Final day of clouds ahead of a sunny end to the week

Another front has pushed through the area leading to a reinforcing shot of colder air but the good news, this front will be the one to finally send us some sunshine.

  Shelby: Cold finish to the week

More cold air will arrive today on strong northerly winds. After a cloudy, chilly start, the thermometer will struggle to move even as clouds break later today. We will likely stay in the low 50s all day. Once skies clear tonight, temperatures will tumble.

  Winter chill for the rest of the week

Freezes likely away from the lake

  Nicondra: Another cold front moves through

We hoped for a few breaks for the afternoon, but even if we see any clearing it will be short lived as another system approaching from the west will pump up moisture into the evening hours.

Cool December week ahead

Chilly mornings as well

  Nicondra: Cloudy and chilly to start the week

A few peaks of sun are possible late in the afternoon, but for the most part the grey sky will stay in place.

  Shelby: Cold start to the week

Highs will struggle to get to the low 50s again this afternoon with a brisk northerly wind and early cloud cover.

Nicondra: Sunday night cold front leads to chilly Monday

It was cloudy and warm on Sunday ahead of another cold front in a very active pattern sitting across Southeast Louisiana and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. A quick moving line of showers brings rain ahead of the change in winds.

  Nicondra: Cloudy sky and rain returns to finish the weekend

Rain pushed through early in the day and while most of the area will see a break through the early part of Sunday expect clouds to linger into the afternoon as another low pressure system pushes across the area. Expect low clouds and fog with mild overnight temperatures in the 50s.

  Zack: Rain early, drier this afternoon

A weak front is approaching the area this morning bringing with it a line of rain with a few embedded downpours.

  Off and on rain this weekend

Much colder next week

  Zack: Watch for some weekend rain chances

The days of sunny skies and no rain are behind us as this weekend will bring periods of clouds and rain into the forecast.

  Shelby: Clouds building, mild temperatures continue

Another mild day is expected with highs in the mid 70s. Clouds will be on the increase ahead of a cold front moving in on Saturday. A line of showers and a few storms are possible early Saturday before drying out again Saturday afternoon. There will not be much of a cool down with this front.

  Rain expected this weekend

Much colder next week

  Zack: Nice end to the week ahead of weekend rain chances

All good things must come to an end and this stretch of sunshine and December pleasantry is nearing its end.

  Shelby: Foggy as we finish out the week

After a foggy start for many in the area, sunshine will return and temperatures will climb into the mid 70s. Tonight, temperatures will fall into the 40s and 50s allowing for more fog to develop. Friday will feature more cloud cover and mild temperatures with highs again in the mid 70s.

  Nicondra: A warm and mostly dry stretch to finish the week

Thursday and most of Friday we will still see sun. Overnight lows will be warmer as well in the low to mid 50s. Clouds increase late Friday into Saturday, but the rain should stay away until Saturday morning.