Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1159 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 2014

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097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-271059-
ANGELINA-BIENVILLE-BOSSIER-BOWIE-CADDO-CALDWELL-CAMP-CASS-CHEROKEE-
CLAIBORNE-COLUMBIA-DE SOTO-FRANKLIN-GRANT-GREGG-HARRISON-HEMPSTEAD-
HOWARD-JACKSON-LA SALLE-LAFAYETTE-LINCOLN-LITTLE RIVER-MARION-
MCCURTAIN-MILLER-MORRIS-NACOGDOCHES-NATCHITOCHES-NEVADA-OUACHITA-
PANOLA-RED RIVER LA-RED RIVER TX-RUSK-SABINE LA-SABINE TX-
SAN AUGUSTINE-SEVIER-SHELBY-SMITH-TITUS-UNION AR-UNION LA-UPSHUR-
WEBSTER-WINN-WOOD-
1159 AM CDT SAT JUL 26 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...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

EXPECT TEMPERATURES THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON TO CLIMB INTO THE MID
90S OVER THE ENTIRE REGION...AND WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...
RESULTS IN HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES.  THOSE
THAT MUST BE OUTSIDE FOR ANY LENGTH OF TIME NEED TO DRINK PLENTY
OF COLD WATER...TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS IN THE SHADE OR AIR CONDITIONED
FACILITIES...AND WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT...LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING.  ALSO
CHECK ON THE ELDERLY AS WELL.  IN ADDITION...BE SURE THAT YOUR
OUTDOOR PETS HAVE PLENTY OF WATER AND A SHADED PLACE TO REST...IF
THEY CAN NOT BE BROUGHT INSIDE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CONTINUE A WARMING TREND AS THEY REACH
THE MID AND UPPER 90S THROUGH MONDAY...AS HIGH PRESSURE IN THE UPPER
LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE PERSISTS OVER THE PLAINS AND LOWER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY.  WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...HEAT
INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES EACH DAY.  TEMPERATURES
WILL GRADUALLY BEGIN TO COOL OFF BY TUESDAY WITH THE ARRIVAL OF
ANOTHER UNUSUAL LATE JULY COOL FRONT LATE MONDAY AS IT SETTLES
SOUTH AND STALLS OVER SOUTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTH LOUISIANA.  THIS
BOUNDARY WILL INTERACT WITH UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES TO HELP
PRODUCE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
HOWEVER...THE THREAT FOR ORGANIZED HAZARDOUS WEATHER REMAINS LOW AT
THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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