Friday PM Forecast: Plenty of sunshine for the weekend
More sunshine as temperatures heat up through the holiday weekend.
Tonight & Tomorrow: Temperatures tonight will be in the low 60s with low humidity. It might even feel a little chilly, but it will not last long. Saturday temperatures will be back in the upper 80s with mostly sunny skies and comfortable humidity. Saturday night will have temperatures will start to rebound in the mid-60s.
Up Next: Sunday temperatures will scratch the low 90s as humidity starts to make a comeback. Overnight lows will bump up a few degrees, in the upper 60s.
An *AIR QUALITY ALERT* has been issued for the Baton Rouge area for Saturday. Light morning winds will reduce pollutant dispersion and continued warm temperatures and sunny skies will enhance ozone formation. Therefore, air quality levels will be Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups in the Baton Rouge area. You can help mitigate this issue and reduce emissions by driving less and refueling very early or very late in the day.
Monday will be a bit muggier with temperatures in the low 90s. A few stray showers may be around on Monday afternoon, but most of the day will be sunny and not everyone will see rain.
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The regular summery humidity will stick around through next week. Tuesday temperatures will be in the low 90s and a few stray showers will be possible. This same pattern is set to repeat every day next week. We are not tracking any total washouts. Click here to see the 7-day forecast.
Sun and Heat Safety: Some friendly reminders as the intense heat makes a comeback—sunburn can occur in less than 15 minutes with the extreme U.V. Index typical of this time of year. In addition to that, heat exhaustion and heat stroke can set in just as quickly. Seek medical attention if you or somebody you know is affected. While we all enjoy a list of cool beverages, be sure water is at least a part of that list! Finally, look before you lock. DO NOT leave people or pets in an unattended car.
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