Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1218 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

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TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-251100-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-
NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-LA SALLE-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-
FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-
HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SABINE TX-
1218 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...EAST TEXAS AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER THE REGION...AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD
FRONT THAT WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND EAST TEXAS LATE
THIS AFTERNOON. MODERATE INSTABILITY WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
WITH DAYTIME HEATING...SUCH THAT AN ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAN NOT BE RULED OUT THROUGH EARLY EVENING ESPECIALLY OVER
SOUTHERN ARKANSAS AND NORTH LOUISIANA NEAR AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH
THAT WILL PROGRESS EAST ACROSS ARKANSAS. SHOULD ANY SEVERE STORMS
DEVELOP...DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL WOULD BE THE PRIMARY THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL EMERGE OUT OVER THE ROCKIES
AND INTO THE PLAINS SUNDAY...WITH MUCH OF THIS UPPER LEVEL ENERGY
SPREADING EAST ACROSS THE FOUR STATE REGION DURING THE DAY.
STRONG WIND SHEAR AND INCREASING INSTABILITY ACROSS A VERY WARM
AND MOIST AIR MASS WILL AID IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ALONG AND AHEAD OF THE DRY LINE ACROSS CENTRAL TEXAS
AND OKLAHOMA...WHICH WILL RAPIDLY SPREAD EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS
EAST TEXAS...NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THESE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL THEN SHIFT EAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE
REGION SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH ADDITIONAL SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT POSSIBLE MONDAY OVER DEEP EAST TEXAS...NORTH
LOUISIANA...AND SOUTHERN ARKANSAS MONDAY AHEAD OF A SURFACE
BOUNDARY. AN ENHANCED THREAT FOR DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE
HAIL...ISOLATED TORNADOES...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT...AS WELL AS MONDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. LOCALIZED FLOODING CAN NOT BE RULED OUT AS WELL WHERE
STORMS TRAIN OVER PORTIONS OF EXTREME EASTERN TEXAS...NORTH
LOUISIANA...AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS. AFTERWARDS...MUCH COOLER AND
DRIER AIR WILL FILTER SOUTHEAST INTO THE REGION BEHIND A COLD
FRONT TUESDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN ARKANSAS AND NORTHERN LOUISIANA
SHOULD SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP.

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