The last thing Louisiana needs right now is a heat advisory, yet that’s precisely what we have for much of the state today. About 78 percent of the city was still without electricity as of yesterday afternoon, with officials warning that restoration might take up to three weeks in some areas.
Several companies have reopened their doors to customers if you need a place to cool off, charge your phone, or simply take a rest. As of Tuesday morning, there are a few coffee shops open. We’ve included a link to each business’s social media post listing today’s offerings, but before driving over, double-check with the establishments to ensure current hours and availability.