Another Heat Advisory will go into effect from Noon to 7:00 pm Saturday for much of Acadiana with an Excessive Heat Warning in place for St. Landry, Rapides, and Avoyelles Parish. Heat index values could near 115° across the northern parishes of Acadiana.
The dangerous heat will last through the weekend with highs in the mid 90s and a heat index between 100°-110° during the afternoon. Rain chances will be slim Saturday, but they will be a little higher Sunday. Expect a good chance of rain early next week as a cold front approaches from the north. Slightly cooler and less humid air arrives next Wednesday and Thursday.