The weather should be perfect for people going to enjoy the festivities of Bayou Classic as Grambling takes on Southern University Saturday in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Although Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Lafayette woke up to rather chilly temperatures Friday morning, the rest of the weekend should be clear and comfortable, according to the National Weather Service in Slidell.
In Baton Rouge, morning temperatures hit a low of about 34 degrees, but were expected to get up to the mid 60s by the afternoon. The rest of the weekend will see sun and slightly warmer temperatures with highs in the mid-70.
In New Orleans, temperatures only got down to about 43 degrees, but temperatures will warm up to highs in the 70s. On Saturday, the temperatures will get up to the low 70s and only fall to the high 50s by Saturday night.
In Lafayette, temperatures got down to 38 degrees Friday morning, but the area will see a similar warming trend over the weekend with sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid 70s.
A cold front is expected to stall over south Louisiana Monday night and could intensify areas of fog that could develop Saturday and Sunday evenings. Slight chances of rain start moving into Lafayette and Baton Rouge by Monday.