High temps today; Possible rain Wednesday

Published 8:09 am Tuesday, June 25, 2024

A Heat Advisory remains in effect for Lafayette County through 9 p.m. tonight, according to the National Weather Service.

Temperatures are expected to reach 97 degrees; however, the high humidity could cause the heat index value to climb near 108 degrees.

Those working outside are cautioned to wear lightweight and loose=fitting clothing, limit strenuous activities and drink plenty of water.

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Wednesday should provide some relief from the heat with rain expected in the afternoon. Thunderstorms and showers could continue into the evening hours.

Thursday has just a 20 percent chance of rain. The high for Thursday is expected to be 88 degrees.

Higher temps return by Friday, with a high of 93 expected under mostly sunny skies.

Saturday and Sunday’s high is forecast to be around 95 degrees but there is currently a 30 percent chance of rain on Sunday.