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The July heat continues, isolated storms bring relief for some

The July heat continues, isolated storms bring relief for some

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Today’s forecast: Today we have fairly typical summer weather, but temperatures will again be slightly above normal, with highs of around 35 degrees.

FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11
FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11(Constituency and adult education centre)

The chance of rain is likely to be slightly higher, with a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.

FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11
FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11(Constituency and adult education centre)

Weekend outlook

The weather pattern will remain largely unchanged through the weekend. There will be plenty of moisture, but we will have to rely on warming during the day to trigger isolated, mainly afternoon thunderstorms. Rain chances will remain at 40-50%, with highs mostly around 35 degrees, although temperatures above 35 degrees cannot be ruled out.

FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11
FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11(Constituency and adult education centre)

Expanded outlook

It looks like it will continue like this next week as there will still be plenty of heat and isolated storms. Highs will be between 35 and 40 degrees Celsius on most days, with rain chances generally around 40 to 50 percent. There are some signs that this chance may be a little higher towards the end of the week.

FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11
FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11(Constituency and adult education centre)

Rainfall

The 7-day forecast continues to show generally moderate rainfall amounts for our region through the end of next week. Total amounts are expected to average 0.5 to 2 inches for most areas, although locally higher amounts are certainly possible if more severe storms develop.

FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11
FIRST WARNING FORECAST: Thursday, July 11(Constituency and adult education centre)

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