NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - It's another hot day across the area. Most locations are currently at peak in the middle 90s. With mostly dry conditions, we are expecting to keep the heat around through the weekend.
Lots of action to our north and east around 4 p.m., but the rain has not made an impact across our area. Big picture shows the upper high dominating much of the country with several disturbances circulating around that high.
The main hope for relief would be to see the high slide just enough to the west so that we get into the circle of disturbances pushing past and get some rain and clouds into the region.
For the rest of the evening, look for temperatures to fall into the 80s during the evening and upper 70s for overnight. If you have outdoor plans for the weekend, make sure you have plenty of water available and try to stay in the shade and take breaks in the air conditioning as much as possible.
While it looks like we will stay just below heat advisory criteria, it's still hot enough for heat illness to be an issue.