Heat Advisory is in effect for most of the area again today. Expect Heat Indices to reach the 107-112 range, and isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible across southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi. This may provide some relief from the heat.
WHAT: Heat Advisory for forecast maximum heat indices between 107ºF and 112ºF. A few spots may approach 115ºF this afternoon. A Heat Advisory issuance is possible again for Tuesday.
Marginal Risk of severe storms containing damaging winds on Wednesday. However, the confidence is low at this time.
WHEN: Through 7 PM this evening for dangerous heat. In addition, a threat of severe storms exist over part of the area on Wednesday
WHERE: Southeastern Louisiana (excluding far SE coastal areas) and most of inland Southern Mississippi for dangerous heat. Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms exist across east central Louisiana and southern Mississippi on Wednesday.
Reschedule strenuous outdoor activities to early morning or late evening
Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke
If outdoors, wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water
Stay in an air conditioned room
Check up on relatives and neighbors