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Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- School crossing guard Barbara Bedford is bundled up for the cold weather as she stops traffic to allow students to cross the street after school at The Dufrocq School Thursday. Cate Schober wraps insulation around her exterior faucet and pipes in advance of sub-freezing weather Thursday.

Get ready for another frigid night Friday in Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Then gear up for rain later in the weekend.

The National Weather Service's freeze warning begins at 10 p.m. and lasts until 9 a.m. Saturday with lows expected around 29 degrees in the Baton Rouge area. Clear skies and calm winds, the NWS says, will create just the correct conditions for a freeze.

It won't be as cold in the New Orleans area tonight with lows in the mid-to-upper 30s.

Temperatures will warm up Saturday with highs in the 60s and lows near 50 degrees in the evening. But then the wet stuff arrives Sunday.

The NWS forecasts a 90 percent chance of rain mainly after 12 p.m. One to two inches of rain are possible. A significant chance of rain lasts into Sunday night.

The rain clears out by Monday for the Baton Rouge area but will stick around New Orleans until Monday afternoon. Low temperatures in the 30s return for Monday and Tuesday nights.