Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1150 AM CDT WED JUL 20 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>167-211100-
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-
1150 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...THIS AFTERNOON 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. THUS...A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. 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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