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Time to beat the heat: Don't skimp on precautions in this weather

BNSF employees Eric McNamara, signal maintainer, left, and David Ventress, signal inspector, perform routine maintenance at the railroad crossing on Veterans Boulevard in Patterson. They were out early this morning, before the mercury began its climb into the 90s. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

High temperatures and even higher indices are expected for another week in the Tri-City area. And no one is exempt from the need for preventative measures to beat the heat.

The heat of competition: Lots of cooks in this year's BBQ Bash

Craig Smith of St. Amant prepares meat for barbecuing before the 2015 Bayou BBQ Bash in Morgan City. Second from top, members of the Xtreme Sports team prepare hamburgers and onions, also in 2015. At the bottom, Shelley Aucoin, a member of the Gulf Land team of Morgan City, checks food on the pit during the 2015 Bayou BBQ Bash under the U.S. 90 bridge in Morgan City. (File photos)

Let the fight for bragging rights begin.

Fifty-five teams are confirmed participants in the fifth annual Bayou BBQ Bash set to kick off Friday in Morgan City under the U.S. 90 bridge .

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