Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
300 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-181800-
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-
300 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

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...

PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TODAY AND
TONIGHT DUE TO A VERY MOIST ATMOSPHERE IN PLACE AND AN UPPER
LEVEL DISTURBANCE REMAINING RATHER STAGNANT ACROSS THE REGION. THE
HIGH MOISTURE CONTENT OF THE ATMOSPHERE MEANS THAT THERE WILL BE
PERIODS OF LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS...SOME OF WHICH COULD PRODUCE
EXCESSIVE HEAVY AMOUNTS OF RAIN. THIS COULD RESULT IN SOME LOW
AREA FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN FLOOD PRONE AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.
FLOODING...IF IT OCCURS AT ALL...WILL NOT BE WIDESPREAD.

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

THIS STAGNANT PATTERN OF SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS PERIODS OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE WORK WEEK AND EVEN INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION DURING THE DAY
SUNDAY...BRINING AND END TO THE WIDESPREAD NATURE OF SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY TO BEGIN THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK. A MUCH
DRIER AND WARMING TREND IS EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

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