SATURDAY WEATHER: Mild weather for local Christmas events

Staff reports

Temperatures will be mild and skies partly cloudy today for the two Christmas celebrations today in Iberville Parish.

For the Plaquemine Main Street Christmas Festival and  "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.

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.

Wet weather will remain in the forecast through Wednesday, when a blast of Arctic air sweeps into the area.

Highs Thursday will only reach the lower 50s, while overnight lows will plummet into the mid 20s.