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Mix of precipitation forecast for much of eastern, southern U.S.

A system moving across the Great Lakes will bring a mix of precipitation from the southern Plains to New England on Tuesday. Rain is forecast from TX across the Southeast and into the mid-Atlantic, with freezing rain, sleet and/or mixed precipitation from the Midwest across the Ohio Valley and Central Appalachians. Snow is forecast from the northern Plains across the Great Lakes into New England.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Ascension Parish

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Widespread dense fog. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times. Lows in the mid 60s. South winds to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy. Areas of dense fog in the morning. Chance of showers in the morning...then chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Visibility one quarter mile or less at times in the morning. Highs around 80. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
  • Wednesday Night Much colder. Cloudy. Rain showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then rain likely after midnight. Lows in the upper 30s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the west 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
  • Thursday Much colder. Cloudy. Chance of light rain in the morning...then slight chance of light rain in the afternoon. Highs in the lower 40s. North winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
  • Thursday Night And Friday Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Highs in the upper 40s.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Lows around 40.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the mid 50s.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the mid 40s.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of light rain. Highs in the lower 60s.
  • Sunday Night And Monday Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of light rain. Lows in the mid 40s. Highs in the lower 60s.