Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1110 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

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BOONE-MARION-BAXTER-FULTON-SHARP-NEWTON-SEARCY-STONE-IZARD-
INDEPENDENCE-JOHNSON-POPE-VAN BUREN-CLEBURNE-JACKSON-LOGAN-CONWAY-
FAULKNER-WHITE-WOODRUFF-SCOTT-YELL-PERRY-POLK-MONTGOMERY-GARLAND-
SALINE-PULASKI-LONOKE-PRAIRIE-MONROE-PIKE-CLARK-HOT SPRING-GRANT-
JEFFERSON-ARKANSAS-DALLAS-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-DESHA-OUACHITA-
CALHOUN-BRADLEY-DREW-
1110 AM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO WARM INTO THE 90S TO AROUND 100 FOR MOST
LOCATIONS THIS AFTERNOON. THESE HOT TEMPERATURES...COMBINED WITH
ELEVATED HUMIDITY LEVELS...WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES PEAKING
OVER 105 DEGREES FOR MOST AREAS THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF CENTRAL AND
EASTERN ARKANSAS WILL SEE HEAT INDICES NEAR OR OVER 110 DEGREES THIS
AFTERNOON.

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS OF EASTERN AND
CENTRAL ARKANSAS AND A HEAT ADVISORY ELSEWHERE. STAY HYDRATED AND
TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS AS THESE CONDITIONS CAN CREATE HEAT ILLNESSES.

SOME ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS COULD BE SEEN...WITH
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING THE PRIMARY THREAT. SOME GUSTY WINDS AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO BE SEEN.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND.
AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL REMAIN IN THE 90S TO AROUND 100...WITH HEAT
INDEX VALUES PEAKING OVER 105 DEGREES THIS WEEKEND. TAKE EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS AS THESE CONDITIONS CAN CREATE HEAT ILLNESSES.

CHANCES FOR MORE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE
STARTING EARLY NEXT WEEK...WITH SLIGHTLY COOLER CONDITIONS
EXPECTED. OTHER THAN CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...THE THREAT FOR
HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED TO BE LOW NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

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VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LZK.

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