TUESDAY'S FORECAST ... Warm; afternoon storms possible

John Dupont

Rain chances increase today as the summer pattern of afternoon thunderstorms continues throughout south Louisiana.

A 60 percent of rain is expected Tuesday evening, with some storms possibly severe.

Highs will reach the upper 80s. Winds will be from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

A 50 percent probability of rain is in tonight's forecast. Overnight lows will drop to 72.

Rain chances remain in the forecast Wednesday. Highs will reach 90.

The week closes with a decrease in rain chances, but scattered showers are still possible. Expect daytime highs around 90.