National Weather Service provides Mardi Gras weekend forecast

Published 1:20 pm Thursday, February 8, 2024

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According to the National Weather Service, the pattern over Southeast Texas is becoming increasingly unsettled, as several disturbances are expected to lead to occasional periods of showers and storms.

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The highest chances are on Saturday and Sunday.

There is a risk for heavy rainfall on Saturday with the greatest potential across northern and central Louisiana into east central Texas, and a risk for severe weather areawide on Sunday.

An active weather pattern is setting up that will bring periods of showers and storms from Friday into the weekend.