Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1148 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 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>167-201100-
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-
1148 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

TEMPERATURES WILL AGAIN CLIMB INTO THE MID AND UPPER 90S THIS
AFTERNOON...WHICH WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT
IN HEAT INDICES OF 105 TO 109 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS...NORTH LOUISIANA...AND EXTREME EASTERN TEXAS. THUS...A
HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS. HEAT INDICES OVER
EXTREME SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND THE REMAINDER OF EAST TEXAS SHOULD
BE A BIT LOWER...RANGING FROM 101 TO 105 DEGREES. 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. BE
SURE TO CHECK ON THE ELDERLY AND PETS...AND SEE THAT THEY STAY
HYDRATED AND ARE ABLE TO STAY COOL.

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED 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...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

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
DIGITS...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 NORTHCENTRAL
LOUISIANA AND DEEP EAST TEXAS...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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