Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
600 AM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-181700-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-DE SOTO-RED RIVER-BIENVILLE-JACKSON-OUACHITA-SABINE LA-
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-SABINE TX-
600 AM CDT MON AUG 18 2014

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 TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTH LOUISIANA ALONG AND NORTH OF
THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR...NEAR AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE THAT
WILL SHIFT EAST SOUTHEAST ACROSS THESE AREAS. OTHER ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY
ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE REGION...AS DAYTIME HEATING CONTRIBUTES TO
INCREASED INSTABILITY AS THIS DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF THE AREA. AN ISOLATED SEVERE STORM OR TWO CAN NOT BE
RULED OUT TODAY OVER SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTHCENTRAL
LOUISIANA...WITH DAMAGING WINDS POSSIBLE. HOWEVER...LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT THIS MORNING...WHICH MAY RESULT
IN MINOR FLOODING OF LOW LYING...POOR DRAINAGE AREAS MAINLY EAST
OF A HOPE ARKANSAS...TO HOMER AND MONROE LOUISIANA LINE. THESE
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DIMINISH LATER THIS AFTERNOON...AS
THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE EXITS THE AREA AND WEAKENS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON
TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...OVER DEEP EAST TEXAS AND THE SOUTHERN
SECTIONS OF NORTHCENTRAL LOUISIANA...AS A WEAK SEABREEZE MOVES
INLAND FROM THE COAST. GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
BE POSSIBLE FROM THESE STORMS. OTHERWISE...LOOK FOR TEMPERATURES
TO CLIMB INTO THE MID AND UPPER 90S EACH DAY...WITH HEAT INDICES
RANGING FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS...SKYWARN NETWORKS...AND AMATEUR
RADIO OPERATORS...MAY BE NEEDED TODAY ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS AND NORTHCENTRAL LOUISIANA.

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