Hot high pressure builds our way

Hot high pressure builds our way

NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - It will stay a little hotter than is typical for early August through the weekend and into the first part of next week. There will be a chance for storms each day but the emphasis will be on the heat. Some areas may miss the rain for several days in a row. Temperatures will reach the middle 90s. The heat index could peak at times at around 108 degrees.

By the middle of next week the intense heat may back down just a bit.

The tropics remain quiet.

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