2/7 – Jeff Vorick’s “Passing Showers” Tuesday Afternoon Forecast

Some shower activity is passing through our area. There will be 40% coverage of showers for the remainder of this afternoon. Skies will be mostly cloudy and temperatures will reach into the low 70s. Tonight, fog has the potential to develop in the form of sea fog. Winds would have to be less than 10 MPH sustained for widespread dense fog to develop. There will be a 20% chance of passing showers.

Shower and thunderstorm chances become elevated Wednesday. There will be a 40-50% chance of rainfall during the afternoon and evening tomorrow. The best chance of showers and thunderstorms will be overnight Wednesday into Thursday, particularly during the pre-dawn hours of Thursday.

A line of showers and thunderstorms will be pushing east with the cold front. The western portion of our area is under a Level 2 of 5, or Slight threat for severity. The rest of the area is under a Level 1 risk. There are ingredients for strong to severe thunderstorms to develop over Louisiana tomorrow afternoon. However, instability and other dynamics will be lacking by the time they reach our area. There will be a threat for isolated strong damaging wind gusts with the activity.

The front will push through our area but it will become sluggish as it is east of us. Cloud coverage and rain chances will remain through the day Thursday and the first portion of Friday. A secondary cold front will push through our area Friday leading to clearing and a cooldown.

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