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Sunday AM Forecast: Heat Advisory in effect for Capital Area

7 months 3 weeks 1 day ago Sunday, June 12 2022 Jun 12, 2022 June 12, 2022 7:53 AM June 12, 2022 in Weather
Source: WBRZ Weather

Heat Advisory issued for today until 7 p.m.

THE FORECAST

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Today & Tonight: Tomorrow Waking up to some clouds this morning. Today we will be staying mostly dry, and some clouds will be sticking around the area. Temperatures will be heating up into the mid-90s. Heat index will be in the triple digits for a greater part of the day. A Heat Advisory has been issued for Sunday until 7 p.m. Heat index values are expected to climb between 108-110°. With the heat advisory today make sure you are limiting time outdoors, staying hydrated, and checking on your pets.

A Heat Advisory has been issued for the following parishes: 

Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, Iberville, West Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, Assumption, St. James, Ascension, Tangipahoa, and Wilkinson, Amite, and Pike counties.

Heat Advisory is set to expire on Monday, June 13th at 7 p.m.

Sun and Heat Safety: Some friendly reminders for your summer of fun events—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.

Up Next: Monday the pattern continues. Some moisture will be sticking around in the morning hours. Waking up temperatures will be in the mid-70s. Throughout the day the skies will be mostly sunny giving us ample opportunity to heat up during the day. Temperatures will peak in the mid-90s but feels like temperatures will be in the low triple digits. A quick shower may pop in during the afternoon hours, but most will stay completely dry and hot. The heat will be sticking around all week so be sure you have a way of beating the heat during peak daytime heating hours. The pattern continues throughout the week and temperatures continue to rise until our next rain chance comes in on Wednesday.

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