High pressure stays in control Sunday resulting in another very hot and humid day. Afternoon highs will reach the mid to possibly upper 90s. Feels Like temperatures will max between 107 to 111 degrees across the local area during the heat of the day.
If you plan to spend time outdoors be sure to stay hydrated, take plenty of breaks and check the backseat before you lock the car.
High pressure will begin to release control Monday. A weak cold front will slip through the area. Instability will be high enough to trigger isolated showers and thunderstorms. A Marginal Risk for severe weather is in place for metro Baton Rouge while a Slight Risk is in place for metro New Orleans for Monday afternoon and early evening.
The overall threat for severe weather looks to be fairly low for the local area. All modes of severe weather will be in play. The front pushes to the coast lowering humidity and cooling temperatures a handful of degrees.
Rain chances will stay minimal for the entire work week. By the weekend a front will stall to the north and high pressure will pump southerly flow back into the area. The combination of these two features will lead to scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms next weekend. The additional clouds and rain chances will help lower daytime highs a few more degrees.
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