Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Kyle Kahn and the cajun Belles dance on the Mayor's Stage at Galvez Plaza, accompanied by singer BreAnne Baker, Friday at the 2014 Downtown Festival of Lights in Baton Rouge.

You only need one word to describe the south Louisiana weather forecast this week.


For Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Lafayette, there's no rain and plenty of sun in the forecast. Highs every day this week will be in the upper 50s-mid 60s and lows will range from high 30s-low 40s.

The average high for the area in December is about 65, and the average low is about 45.

What about the weekend? More of the same great weather.