Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
952 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

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952 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

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...

A Heat Advisory is in effect for today. With temperatures
forecast to climb into the mid to upper 90s and increased low-
level moisture in place, afternoon heat index values will climb to
near 105 degrees. Precautions should be taken to prevent heat
related injuries, including drinking plenty of water while

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday...

An upper level ridge of high pressure will maintain hot
temperatures with a slight chance of afternoon showers and
thunderstorms through the end of this work week. With temperatures
climbing into the mid and possibly upper 90s, afternoon heat
index values will climb to near 105 degrees once again on Friday.
A heat advisory remains in effect through Friday evening. The
ridge of high pressure will weaken this weekend with the approach
of a couple of weak upper level disturbances and an associated
weak cold frontal system, which should result in increasing
chances of scattered showers and thunderstorms, and slightly
cooler temperatures for the weekend into early next week.


Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio
operators, and storm spotters will not be needed through tonight.



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