Records fall across Louisiana as temps soar

The records are falling daily across Louisiana as a ridge of high pressure continues to keep skies mostly sunny, rain chances spotty at best and high temperatures topping out well into the 90s.


There really is no sign of a change in this summer pattern coming anytime soon. A few extra storms is about all that will help with the heat over the next several days.


A list of records that fell or were tied on Monday:


  • New Orleans: 96, old record was 91 set back in 1991
  • Slidell: 95, old record was 92 set back in 1967
  • McComb: 95, old record was 92 set back in 1984
  • New Iberia: 94, old record was 93 set back in 2007
  • Alexandria: 94, old record was 94 set back in 1899


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