Louisiana Holiday Travel Forecast For Christmas Weekend
Whether you're headed a few miles down the road or have a long trip by air to get home for the holiday's weather is going to play a part in your plans. Christmas Eve is Saturday and Christmas Day is Sunday. Chances are you're going to be on the move at some time this week. Here's what forecasters are saying about the holiday weekend.
Will there be a "white Christmas" in Louisiana? Unless a truck carrying dehydrated potatoes crashes in a high wind near your house the chance of seeing white stuff on the ground Christmas Day will be very unlikely.
In fact, according to the medium range forecasts for the weekend people in South Louisiana along the I-10 corridor will likely be hitting the road in short sleeves and maybe even short pants.
The forecast for Lafayette, Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, and New Orleans is currently calling for a mix of clouds and sun and temperatures very close to the 70-degree mark for the holiday weekend. There could be a scattered shower to go along with the Springlike weather as well. As of this morning, forecasters have the chance of rain at a very minimal probability.
For travelers along Louisiana's I-20 corridor in the northern part of the state, conditions will include a slightly better chance of showers than expected in the southern half of the state. If you're going to be in the Shreveport, Monroe, or Tallulah area you can expect temperatures to be slightly cooler. For the most part Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will be cloudy with afternoon temperatures in the middle to lower 60-degree range.
For the most part, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day will be cloudy with afternoon temperatures in the middle to lower 60-degree range. There is a 30% to 40% probability of showers forecast for the holiday weekend.