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Unsettled weather to continue today across the northern Plains and Midwest; severe weather possible Tuesday along Gulf Coast

Unsettled weather will continue today over the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest where wintry precipitation is forecast, with several inches of snow from South Dakota eastward into Minnesota and northern Michigan. A well-defined cold front will advance eastward with showers and storms developing along and ahead of it. Some storms along the Gulf Coast could become severe on Tuesday.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Ascension Parish

Zone Forecast

  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. Chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then chance of showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
  • Tuesday Showers and thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds. Highs in the lower 70s. South winds 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Tuesday Night Cooler. Rain showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then chance of rain showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds in the evening. Lows in the upper 40s. West winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
  • Wednesday Cooler. Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 50s. Northwest winds around 15 mph.
  • Wednesday Night Colder. Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
  • Christmas Day And Thursday Night Mostly clear. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the mid 40s.
  • Friday Warmer. Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 60s.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 50s.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 60s.
  • Saturday Night Colder. Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
  • Sunday Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
  • Monday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Highs in the mid 60s.