WEDNESDAY WEATHER ... Cool and sunny

Staff reports

Another cold front will push through the area today, but no rain is expected. Highs will reach the mid 60s and lows will drop into the mid 40s.

Highs Thursday will barely eclipse 60. Lows will hover around 40.

Chance of rain is 10 percent.

A beautiful weekend is in store for the early Mardi Gras parades in the area, including the 50th Annual Addis VFD Ladies Auxiliary Parade on Sunday.

Highs Saturday will only reach the upper 50s, with lows will drop to 40. Skies will be clear, with only a scant possiblity of rain.

Highs will reach the lower 60s Sunday, with lows in the mid 40s.

Rain returns to the forecast for the Mardi Gras holiday. Highs will reach the lower 70s, but a 60 percent rain chance is expected for Lundy Gras and Mardi Gras.