Heat index

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Jim Hanzo
August 13, 2019 - 9:31 am
Forecasters say most of the South will be under heat advisories and warnings today as the temperatures could feel as high as 117 degrees. Heat advisories will stretch from Texas to parts of South Carolina as intense heat is expected in Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Alabama; and in areas...
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Chris Miller
June 20, 2019 - 11:58 am
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for New Orleans through 6:00 p.m. The heat index will be between 105 and 109 degrees, and officials are advising people to limit outdoor activity, stay hydrated, and check on elderly relatives, friends, and neighbors. 10 AM CDT: Many spots...
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July 20, 2018 - 9:25 pm
Look for lots of heat and humidity all weekend. Not much in the way of rainfall for the next couple of days. A heat advisory is in effect all weekend. The airport in Kenner hit a high of 96 with a heat index of 113, on Friday. "Heat index will be anywhere from 108 to 112 this weekend," said WWL-TV...
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"Get ready for some very hot and humid weather this weekend!" WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum warned. He says reduced rain chances mean increased heat with high temperatures around 97 and the heat index up to 112 this weekend. It won't be quite that hot today. "We will see more sunshine and it...
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We've got a decent shot at showers and thunderstorms today, before we dry out and really heat up. "The wet weather pattern continues for one more day before much drier air and oppressive heat arrives this weekend," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum forecasts. "More scattered storms with some heavy...
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June 25, 2018 - 1:00 pm
(WWL.com) Summer is back with a vengeance as State Climatologist Barry Keim tells us we can expect higher than normal temperatures through the week due to a high-pressure system in the Gulf of Mexico which will see higher humidity levels and reduced cloud cover. “How this high pressure is going to...
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The heat is on! "More oppressive heat and humidity is expected today as an area of high pressure remains over us," WWL-TV Meteorologist Dave Nussbaum said. "High temperatures will be in the mid 90s and it will feel like 103-107." Not much rain in the forecast. "We could see a few showers and storms...
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February 01, 2018 - 8:38 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A federal appeals court has overturned an order requiring Louisiana prison officials to keep the heat index on death row below 88 degrees for three ailing condemned killers. Wednesday's ruling by a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is the latest...
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July 03, 2017 - 6:29 pm
(WWL.com) If you like hot and sticky weather, then you’ll enjoy this Independence Day. State Climatologist Barry Keim says there’s almost no chance of rain, and winds are pumping in high humidity levels from the Gulf of Mexico. “We can expect afternoon temperatures in the low to mid 90s, very...
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