Heat advisories continue for Lafayette

Heat indices will top out at 113 degrees around Lafayette Parish this week, according to the National Weather Service. NWS issued a heat advisory for the area.

Catholic Charities of Acadiana is running a cooling center out of St. Joseph Diner, extending hours of operation into the early evening when temperatures drop.

Lafayette Parish has recorded 55 heat-related emergency room visits so far this year, according to the Louisiana Department of Health’s heat illness dashboard.

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