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Heating up: More heat advisories could be issued Thursday

1 year 4 months 3 days ago Wednesday, June 15 2016 Jun 15, 2016 June 15, 2016 11:15 PM June 15, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Some heat advisories were posted Wednesday in Louisiana and more are anticpated Thursday and Friday.

For a heat advisory to be issued, the heat index has to rise to greater than 108 degrees for at least 2 hours. During that time, overheating and dehydration are possible and its recommended to wear light, loss clothes, drink plenty of fluids and do minimal activity.

In the Baton Rouge-area Thursday, highs are projects in the mid-90's with a heat index around 104 degrees. On Friday it will be more of the same, with a similar hot and humid feel. On Saturday, there could be an isolated showers or thunderstorm.

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