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NWS issues heat advisory for parts of LA & MS

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a heat advisory Tuesday for most of the WAFB viewing area.

The heat advisory is scheduled to be in effect from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Forecasters said the heat index is expected to reach above 105 degrees. They added the heat index could reach as high as 108.

The following Louisiana parishes are under the advisory:

Ascension

Assumption

East Baton Rouge

East Feliciana

Iberville

Lafourche

Livingston

Pointe Coupee

St. Helena

St. James

St. John the Baptist

Tangipahoa

Terrebonne

West Baton Rouge

West Feliciana

 

The following Mississippi counties also fall within the advisory zone:

Amite

Hancock

Harrison

Jackson

Pearl River

Pike

Walthall

Wilkinson

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