Friday Morning: Heat Advisory in effect; Dangerous heat next few days

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StormTracker Morning Forecast…

Today: Patchy fog this morning. Sun and clouds today with highs in the mid 90s. High humidity will make it feel like 108°F to 112°F for several hours. A Heat Advisory is in effect this morning through this evening – This means dangerous heat is expected. Be sure to practice heat safety and stay cool and hydrated. A few storms may try and creep into the northern portions of our area. Rain chance is around 10-20%.

Tonight: Partly cloudy and quiet with lows in the upper 70s.

Saturday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. We will have to watch for the development of some storms from the northeast and north. If they make it to South Louisiana, it would be late afternoon or evening. For now, we are keeping rain chances to around 30%. Hot and very humid. We will have a heat advisory in place. Dangerous heat with high temperatures near 96°F, but it will feel like 108°F-115°F.

Models suggest that we could see storms push in from the north and northeast on Saturday

Sunday: Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. For now, we are keeping rain chances to around 20-30%. Hot and very humid. We will have a heat advisory in place. Dangerous heat with high temperature near 96°F, but it will feel like 108°F-115°F.

Monday: Rain chance is around 20% with highs in the mid and upper 90s with feels like temperatures in the 100s for several hours. Will likely have heat advisories in place.

Tuesday: Mostly dry and hot with highs in the mid 90s with feels like temperatures in the 100s for several hours.

Wednesday: Ridge will begin to break down a bit. Rain chances will begin to increase a bit after Wednesday. Highs in the mid 90s with feels like temperatures in the 100s for several hours.

Thursday: Higher rain chances with highs in the low and mid 90s.

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Fay is the 6th named storm of the season and the earliest 6th named storm on record in the Atlantic Basin. No threat to Louisiana.

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