Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
506 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 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>167-181015-
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-
506 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 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...

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE HAZARDOUS OUTLOOK AREA THIS AFTERNOON...COURTESY
OF A NEARBY UPPER LEVEL WEAKNESS. BRIEF MODERATE RAINFALL AND
GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH A FEW OF THE THUNDERSTORMS...BEFORE
DIMINISHING SHORTLY AFTER SUNSET. OTHERWISE...TEMPERATURES WILL
CLIMB INTO THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S THIS AFTERNOON...COUPLED WITH
THE HUMIDITY WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM 100 TO 103
DEGREES. PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE MADE IF SPENDING TIME OUTSIDE
IN THE HEAT. BE SURE TO WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT...LOOSE FITTING
CLOTHING...DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS IN THE
SHADE OR IN AIR CONDITION FACILITIES. ALSO...CHECK ON THE ELDERLY
AND PETS...AND ENSURE THAT THEY ARE COOL AND WELL HYDRATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST FROM THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS INTO THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY SUNDAY...AND
PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. THIS WILL RESULT IN SOME OF THE
HOTTEST TEMPERATURES SO FAR THIS SUMMER...WITH TEMPERATURES
CLIMBING INTO THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR 100 DEGREES. WHEN COMBINED
WITH THE HUMIDITY...HEAT INDICES WILL NEAR OR POSSIBLY EXCEED 105
DEGREES. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE
EACH AFTERNOON ACROSS PORTIONS OF DEEP EAST TEXAS AND CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...WHICH MAY 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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