Light rain and cold weather today, warm Christmas weekend


SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – Rain showers are rolling in from the Texas/Louisiana coast and into the ArkLaTex this morning, and with temperatures near or slightly above freezing, we can see a window for a sleet/rain mix through 8 or 9am

Temperatures at sunrise will be in the high 30s, and if you don’t see any rain or sleet, you will have plenty of cloud cover which will keep our temperatures cool throughout the day. The biggest push of rain will occur this morning, but a few scattered showers could also develop throughout the afternoon and evening before drying off this evening. Rainfall amounts will be less than a tenth of an inch in most areas.

Futurecast 36 hour forecast

As cold as it was on Sunday, it will be even colder today with highs in the mid 40’s with a light northerly breeze at 5-10 mph. if you’re spending time outside today, make sure you have a jacket, and an umbrella isn’t a bad idea either.

Skies will clear slowly overnight with lows in the 30s, we may see a brief freeze along and north of I-20 early Tuesday morning.

Low temperatures from Monday evening to Tuesday morning

It will remain cool tomorrow with highs in the 50s, but a big warm up will follow for the rest of the week. High pressure will build up behind today’s rain and this will eventually push our high temperatures into the 60s on Wednesday, and a series of days in the 70s from Thursday through Sunday.

Christmas Day Forecast

You can expect a warm Christmas day. Morning temperatures will be in the upper 50s and low 60s with Christmas Day highs in the mid 70s. ‘ArkLaTex early next week.

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