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In the wake of Hurricane Ida, humidity remains high across southeast Louisiana. With high temperatures in the upper 80s to near 90, heat index values will climb into the 98-105 degree range.

With the second largest power outage in state history, heat exhaustion will be a big concern. Please take measures to stay cool, wear loose fitting & light colored clothing, and drink lots of water.

Remember generator safety — keep generator 20 feet away from home! Do NOT put generator within home, as carbon monoxide poisoning is extremely dangerous & life threatening.

Rain chances in the 40-60% range today-Wednesday, with lower rain chances and lower humidity by Thursday into late week.