Meteorologist Nick Mikulas
A strong cold front will plow through the area this morning, taking temperatures from the mid 70s to the mid 50s in an hour or less. That’ll happen in the late morning, and we could see some upper 40s by late in the afternoon. So your pro tip for the day is to bring a jacket. Everyone will be impressed with your foresight. Most of us will see rain, with average totals in the 1/2 to 1 inch range. Someone might see a storm today and tomorrow that pushes them to near 2 inches, but I don’t see a flooding issue. The most likely scenario is a couple reports of strong, or damaging wind, and perhaps a little hail. Fortunately this will happen after we wake up, and hopefully the big news will be when someone looks at you and says “I didn’t know it was going to be chilly this afternoon”, and you just smile and say “I did” like some terrible commercial for Mentos.
Nick Mikulas is a former on air meteorologist for KALB in Alexandria LA, who now keeps all things meteorology updated on the social media side for Central Louisiana.
Lake Wind Advisory
LAKE WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING…
* WHAT…North winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph
* WHERE…Portions of north central and northwest Louisiana,
south central and southwest Arkansas and east and northeast
* WHEN…From 10 AM this morning to 7 PM CDT this evening.
* IMPACTS…Strong winds and rough waves on area lakes will
create hazardous conditions for small craft.
Boaters on area lakes should use extra caution since strong winds
and rough waves can overturn small craft.
Allergies & Pollen
Pollen concentrations for Wednesday will be falling in the low range. This lower level is caused by falling temperatures and heavy rains in the afternoon which tend to wash pollen out of the air. The lower pollen levels are significant and should help allergy sufferers to cope today.