While Acadiana will get one more exceedingly hot and humid day Tuesday, a couple of weather systems look to interact in the region bringing the threat of locally heavy rains, elevated winds and tides along the Louisiana Coast Thursday.
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Per the National Hurricane Center, Disturbance 91L is “a little better organized since yesterday.
More summertime heat to begin the work week with highs in the mid 90s and feel like temperatures topping out near 103° Monday afternoon.
More summertime heat and humidity the next few days as high pressure builds over the region pushing temperatures into the mid 90s with heat indices topping out between 102-106°.
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The hottest stretch of weather so far for the year is in store for Acadiana this weekend, and into early next week, as a ridge of high pressure decreases the rain chances and cloud cover, yielding high temperatures pushing the mid-90s.
Acadiana can expect a return of partly sunny skies Friday, but there will still be the risk of scattered mainly afternoon/early evening showers and storms. Rain chances will decrease this weekend, at the expense of building high pressure and subsequently increasing mid-summer heat.
While the heat and humidity will continue for Acadiana into Thursday, there will be a better chance of scattered afternoon and/or early evening showers and thunderstorms.
Iberia Parish held their annual Parish Hurricane Preparation Meeting on Wednesday, May 29 at the Silman Theater in New Iberia.
The heat will stay on across Acadiana over the next several days, with hotter temperatures expected to develop over the next week. A few cooling
Memorial Day Weekend usually marks the unofficial start of summer, and this weekend the weather in Acadiana will be in full summer mode as high pressure dominates across the entire Gulf Coast.
Acadiana can expect more mostly sunny and hot weather into the Memorial Holiday Weekend with rain chances staying relatively quite low, near 5% or less.
The weather pattern for Acadiana screams “summer” as we head closer, and into the unofficial start to summer, the Memorial Day Weekend.
After a windy, warm and humid day across Acadiana Tuesday, expect a gradual decrease in wind and increase in temperatures later this week and into the weekend.
A tropical pattern has set in across Acadiana over the last several days, with breezy winds tomorrow helping to take and edge off of the heat and humidity. But as time wears on, the pattern will gradually get hotter, and eventually a little drier into the weekend an beyond.
Late tonight into Sunday morning the tail end of the line of storms will try to work across Acadiana producing scattered showers and thunderstorms.
Timing for these storms will start about 4 am for our northwestern parishes, reach Lafayette between 7-8 am before clearing St. Mary parish about noon.