FRIDAY'S FORECAST ... Milder temperatures for end of work week

Staff reports

After a morning low at freezing, temperatures will become milder for the weekend.

Expect highs in the mid 60s and overnight lows in the mid 40s tonight. Skies will be clear today, but clouds will move in this evening.

For "Christmas on the Bayou" from noon until dusk Saturday at the Iberville Parish Welcome Center in Grosse Tete, expect partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the lower 70s.

Temperatures should be around 73 when Santa parades on the bayou around 3 p.m.

Lows will only drop to the mid 40s as scattered showers enter the picture Sunday.

Highs will reach in the mid to upper 70s, with rain in the forecast for Monday.