WEATHER BLOG: Winter makes a forceful return to Acadiana this upcoming week

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Rain and storms plagued the area this afternoon and evening, but rainfall will be ending later this evening with a front clearing things out. Behind the front, temperatures will be dropping rapidly and by tomorrow morning, most locations could be in the lower 40s! North winds will get breezy behind the front, possibly in the 10-20 mph range with higher gusts. This will make things feel even colder through tonight and tomorrow morning. In fact, wind chill values will most likely be in the 30s tomorrow morning.

Even under full sun tomorrow afternoon, temperatures will be hard-pressed to reach the middle 50s. A strong north wind is expected to remain in the forecast through the day. By tomorrow night, winds will die down a bit. This will allow temperatures to fall quicker tomorrow night and by Monday morning, readings will be in the middle 30s!

Another cold day is expected Monday with highs only in the lower 50s. A light freeze (32 degrees or lower) could be possible by Tuesday morning.

This cool airmass will stay in place until late Wednesday night, when another storm system will warm things up as it approaches the area. This will also lead to more rainfall heading through the end of next week. Some heavier rainfall could once again be possible on Thursday.

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Abbeville

54°F Overcast Feels like 54°
Wind
5 mph E
Humidity
80%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Mostly cloudy. Low 58F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
58°F Mostly cloudy. Low 58F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
7 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Clear

Crowley

54°F Clear Feels like 54°
Wind
8 mph SE
Humidity
82%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Overcast. Low 58F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
58°F Overcast. Low 58F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
7 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Clear

Opelousas

52°F Clear Feels like 52°
Wind
14 mph ESE
Humidity
84%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy. Low 57F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
58°F Cloudy. Low 57F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
Wind
7 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Clear

Breaux Bridge

51°F Clear Feels like 51°
Wind
3 mph ESE
Humidity
86%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Cloudy. Low 57F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
58°F Cloudy. Low 57F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wind
7 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New
Overcast

New Iberia

51°F Overcast Feels like 51°
Wind
6 mph E
Humidity
96%
Sunrise
Sunset

Tonight

Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
56°F Partly cloudy skies early giving way to a few showers after midnight. Low 44F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 30%.
Wind
4 mph SE
Precip
20%
Sunset
Moon Phase
New

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