Area residents face the summer heat
“But it won’t push the temperatures down into the 80s,” Butts said.
“We’ll probably see it in the low- to mid-90s.”
As for the long-term forecast, Butts said Lincoln Parish could expect the current hot weather trend to continue.
A Ruston physician said that means area residents need to take special care.
Dr. Glenn Figueroa listed the following “common sense” steps everyone should take during excessively hot weather:
• If you can’t stay indoors, stay in the shade, preferably in a spot where you can stand in a breeze;