Temperatures today climbed about 1-3 degrees higher than those observed Tuesday. The humidity added misery and the peak heat index exceeded 105 at the hottest locations. Here is a sample of the heat from our exclusive weather watchers network:
Colfax and Marksville...97
Lots of folks saw 96, including Esler Airport and Cherokee Village in the metro
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Thursday offers little relief but Friday-Sunday will see the return of scattered showers and thunderstorms.