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    Spectacular Weather for the Bayou Classic Parade

    By , AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist
    November 22, 2012; 4:35 AM ET
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    Golden Gulf Coast weather will continue through Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.

    The Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Day Parade in New Orleans, La., will take place under mostly clear skies and will begin under bright sunshine and temperatures in the middle 70s.

    The parade is slated to begin around 3:30 p.m. and conclude at about 6:00 p.m. CST.

    Winds will be light and variable during the parade.

    New Orleans, La. and the Mississippi River at dusk. (Photos.com image)

    For shoppers and participants in the Bayou Classic Golf Tournament at Pontchartrain Park on Friday, the sunny weather will continue. Light winds are forecast with temperatures once again reaching the 70s.

    Cooler weather will arrive Saturday and Sunday, but both days of the weekend will bring at least partial sunshine.

    The next chance of rain is early next week and includes the possibility of thunderstorms.

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