Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
532 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

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TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-211045-
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-
532 AM CDT WED JUL 20 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...

TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON...WHICH
WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDICES OF
105 TO 109 DEGREES ACROSS SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS...NORTH LOUISIANA AND EAST TEXAS. THUS...A HEAT ADVISORY
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS. THOSE THAT MUST BE OUTSIDE THIS
AFTERNOON SHOULD DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT LOOSE
FITTING CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS SPENDING TIME IN THE
SHADE OR IN AIR CONDITIONED FACILITIES WHEN POSSIBLE. BE SURE TO
CHECK ON THE ELDERLY AND PETS...AND SEE THAT THEY STAY HYDRATED
AND ARE ABLE TO STAY COOL.

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS THE REGION. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER STORMS...BEFORE THEY DIMINISH BY
EARLY EVENING.

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

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER
OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN ARKANSAS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THIS
WEEK...RESULTING IN THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURES OF THE SUMMER.
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL INCH CLOSER OR POSSIBLY EXCEED TRIPLE
DIGIT READINGS...WITH HEAT INDICES NEARING OR EXCEEDING 105
DEGREES EACH DAY. ONLY LIMITED RELIEF IN THE FORM OF ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY OVER PORTIONS
THE HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK AREA...WHICH MAY ONLY OFFER BRIEF
RELIEF TO THE HEAT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS...SKYWARN NETWORKS...AND AMATEUR
RADIO OPERATORS...SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT.

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