Nyx and Muses parade forecast: Rain possible

Rain is possible Wednesday night (Feb. 27) for the Krewe of Nyx parade, according to a Tuesday forecast from the National Weather Service in Slidell. (File photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

Rain is possible Wednesday night (Feb. 27) for the Krewe of Nyx parade, according to a Tuesday forecast from the National Weather Service in Slidell. (File photo by Brett Duke, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune)

Rain is possible Wednesday night (Feb. 27) for the Krewe of Nyx parade, according to a Tuesday forecast from the National Weather Service in Slidell. Forecasters say there’s a 30 percent chance of rain when the female superkrewe starts rolling Uptown at 7 p.m.

The temperatures should be in the mid-60s to mid-70s Wednesday and Wednesday night.

For Muses on Thursday, there’s a 50 percent chance of rain when the parade starts rolling at 6:30 p.m. Temperatures should be in the mid-60s.

Read the full parade schedule through the weekend.

Here’s the full forecast from the National Weather Service:

Tuesday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 63. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. At night, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could be severe. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 62. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Wednesday (Nyx): 60 percent chance of rain. Patchy fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 74. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. At night, a 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

Thursday (Muses): Showers 60 percent likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 75. At night, a 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63.

Friday (d’Etat, Morpheus): A 50 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. At night, a 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Saturday (Iris, Tucks, Endymion): A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. At night, a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday (Thoth, Bacchus): A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 64. At night, showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 46.

Monday (Lundi Gras, Orpheus): A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

See the full forecast.

Carlie Kollath Wells is a morning reporter at NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. Have an early-bird tip? Send it to her: cwells@nola.com or Twitter @carlie_kollath.