Rain will continue tonight, some of which could be heavy in spots. Overnight lows will range from from the mid 40s along and north of I-30 to the mid 50s south of I-20. Everyone will need at least a light jacket Tuesday morning. Many will need their rain gear too.
Tuesday will be wet, cloudy and chilly day for many. Because of the clouds and rain and north wind, temperatures will have a hard time warming on Tuesday. Highs will only be near or just above 50 degrees. The forecast high for Shreveport on Tuesday is 52 degrees. This would be the coolest high temperature on record for October 16. The current record is 62 degrees (1906). The best chance of rain on Tuesday will be across the southern half of the area. Most places along and north of I-30 will stay dry. Heavy rain will be the main concern.
The rain will diminish from north to south across the area late Tuesday into Tuesday night. Tuesday night will likely feature the coolest temperatures this fall. Temperatures could drop into the 40s area wide.
Temperatures will start to rebound towards the middle and end of the work week. However, it's not going to be warm. Highs will be in the 60s and lows in the in the low to mid 50s. Right now, it looks like the clouds are going to be slow to break up, so don't expect a tonight of sunshine. Our rain chances will slight at best on Wednesday and Thursday.
Another cold front will drop south across the area late Friday into Saturday. This will keep our temperatures down and bring in more rain. Rain will be likely late Friday into Saturday. Right now, Sunday is looking like the better half of the upcoming weekend because it will be sunny. Highs on both days will be in the 60s.
The start of next week will be dry and cool. Highs will be in the low to mid 60s and lows will be in the upper 40s.
KSLA First Alert Chief Meteorologist Jeff Castle