Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
611 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

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TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-221700-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-DE SOTO-
RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE-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-
611 AM CDT WED APR 22 2015

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...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE BY MIDDAY ACROSS
SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...AS A COLD FRONT IS REINFORCED
SOUTHWARD FROM OTHER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER CENTRAL AND
EASTERN OKLAHOMA. THE FRONT SHOULD ENTER SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS BY AFTERNOON...WHILE WARM AND HUMID AIR
LIFTS NORTH ACROSS EAST TEXAS AND NORTHERN LOUISIANA FROM THE
GULF OF MEXICO. A WARM AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS WILL BE IN PLACE BY
AFTERNOON...AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE TRAVERSES THE RED RIVER
VALLEY. THIS WILL RESULT IN SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING BY LATE AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING
AREAWIDE...AS THEY SHIFT EAST ALONG THE FRONT. DAMAGING
WINDS...LARGE HAIL...ISOLATED TORNADOES...AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH THE SEVERE THREAT EXPECTED TO
WANE LATE WITH THE LOSS OF INSTABILITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

THE COLD FRONT WILL BECOME STATIONARY OVER EAST TEXAS AND NORTH
LOUISIANA THURSDAY...AND COULD FOCUS SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ESPECIALLY BY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT HOURS. ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN NOT BE RULED
OUT...ALTHOUGH THE SEVERE THREAT SHOULD INCREASE FRIDAY AS THE
FRONT LIFTS BACK NORTH OUT OF THE AREA AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE LIFTS NORTHEAST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS. STRONG
WIND SHEAR...MODERATE INSTABILITY...AND A VERY MOIST AIR MASS WILL
CONTRIBUTE TO AN INCREASE IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AREAWIDE
FRIDAY...WITH SOME OF THESE STORMS POSSIBLY BECOMING SEVERE.
DAMAGING WINDS...LARGE HAIL...ISOLATED TORNADOES...AND LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH THE SEVERE THREAT EXPECTED
TO DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST FRIDAY NIGHT AS THE UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE SHIFTS EAST OF THE AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS...SKYWARN NETWORKS...AND AMATEUR
RADIO OPERATORS...MAY BE NEEDED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

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