... Heat advisory in effect until midnight CDT Sunday night...
The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect until midnight CDT Sunday night.
The excessive heat watch is no longer in effect.
* Temperature... mid 90s today with heat indices 105 to 108. Mid
70s to around 80 tonight. Mid to upper 90s Sunday with heat
indices 105 to 112.
* Duration... this afternoon through Sunday evening.
* Impacts... cumulative effects from prolonged exposure to hot and
humid temperatures can produce stress on persons that do not
take precautions against the heat.
Do not leave children or pets unattended in a parked vehicle.
Internal temperatures can rise to 130 degrees in a matter of
minutes and become fatal.
A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and