Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1208 PM 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>167-181100-
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-
1208 PM 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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE MID AND UPPER 90S
AREAWIDE THIS AFTERNOON...WHICH WHEN COMBINED WITH THE
HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDICES 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 SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO DEVELOP THIS
AFTERNOON OVER MUCH OF EAST TEXAS...NORTH LOUISIANA...AND
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS. GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER STORMS BEFORE DIMINISHING BY EARLY
EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN ANCHORED OVER
OKLAHOMA AND ARKANSAS FOR MUCH OF THIS WEEK...RESULTING IN THE
HOTTEST TEMPERATURES SO FAR THIS SUMMER. AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES
WILL INCH CLOSER TO THE TRIPLE DIGITS...AND WHEN COMBINED WITH THE
HUMIDITY...HEAT INDICES WILL NEAR OR EXCEED 105 DEGREES. ONLY
LIMITED RELIEF IN THE FORM OF ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH DAY OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHCENTRAL LOUISIANA
AND DEEP EAST TEXAS...WHICH MAY OFFER BRIEF RELIEF TO THE HEAT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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