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The heat and humidity continue to be the big weather story as we are seeing highs in the lower 90′s with heat indices in in the upper 90′s and triple digits. There is also a lot of haziness today as we are tracking more Saharan Dust moving through, but thankfully not seeing any issues from it.
A bit more haze in the sky will be noted today as the thickest part of the Saharan dust plume pushes in, although as was the case yesterday, it shouldn’t be thick enough to cause any major aggravation of respiratory problems.
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We are now is a dry setup for the next few days as an upper level ridge of high pressure slowly moves across our area. So, expect a hot and dry weather pattern for at least the next few days! Tonight, will be warm and muggy with lows barely reaching the upper 70s to low 80s
Buckle up for another hot and extremely humid day as southerly winds return through the afternoon, at times gusting up to 20 mph. The heat index will again top 100 and there will be few, if any, cooling showers in the forecast this afternoon.
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Our weather pattern is changing back to a dry setup for the next few days as an upper level ridge of high pressure develops over our area. So, expect a hot and dry weather pattern for at least the next few days!
A few showers and storms have moved through Southwest Louisiana this afternoon and a few more will be possible as we head into the evening before rain chances diminish. Temperatures are on the warm side as we are in the upper 80′s and even a few lower 90′s.
A cloudy and hazy afternoon across Southwest Louisiana as we are seeing some of the effects of the Saharan Dust moving its way in. The good news is we haven’t been tracking as many showers and storms this afternoon as we have the last couple of days, but the rain chances return into the weekend.
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The best chances of rain will come before the noon hour with cloudy and hazy skies this afternoon as the Saharan Dust thickens up. The remainder of the afternoon will bring less rain but some of the haziest conditions as the thickest part of the dust moves into Southwest Louisiana.
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Another active day in terms of showers and storms as we saw one wave move through this morning and another round moving through this afternoon. Rain chances will decrease into the overnight hours and be lower for Friday, but that could mean we see some hazy skies.