Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
521 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

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521 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
ARKANSAS...SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...
NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...CENTRAL PLAINS AND PORTIONS OF THE
LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...RESULTING IN TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO
THE UPPER 90S TO POSSIBLY LOWER TRIPLE DIGIT READINGS. THESE HOT
TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT IN HEAT
INDICES OF 105 TO 109 DEGREES ACROSS NORTH LOUISIANA...EXTREME
NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS. THUS...A HEAT ADVISORY
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS. 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 PORTIONS OF THE HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK AREA. LOCALLY
GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE
STRONGER STORMS...BEFORE THEY DIMINISH BY EARLY EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT NORTH AND
WEST TOWARDS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK. TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR TRIPLE DIGIT
READINGS WILL OCCUR ONCE AGAIN ON FRIDAY AND WHEN COUPLED WITH THE
HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM 105-109
DEGREES. BY EARLY NEXT WEEK...CHANCES FOR RAINFALL WILL INCREASE
AND THEREFORE TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY DECLINE INTO THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 90S. THIS MAY MITIGATE THE NEED FOR A HEAT ADVISORY.
NONETHELESS...PATRONS ENGAGING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES ARE STILL
URGED TO TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO REMAIN COOL AND WELL
HYDRATED.

.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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521 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST TEXAS AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE
ACROSS THE SOUTHERN PLAINS...CENTRAL PLAINS AND PORTIONS OF THE
LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY...RESULTING IN TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO
THE UPPER 90S TO POSSIBLY LOWER TRIPLE DIGIT READINGS. HOWEVER,
HUMIDITY HAS MANAGED TO MIX OUT A BIT BY THE AFTERNOON, RESULTING
IN THE MITIGATION OF HEAT INDICES SURPASSING 105 DEGREES. AS A
RESULT...HAVE ELECTED TO REMOVE PORTIONS OF EAST TEXAS AND DEEP
EAST TEXAS FROM THE HEAT ADVISORY. NONETHELESS...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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT NORTH AND
WEST TOWARDS THE FOUR CORNERS REGION THIS WEEKEND THROUGH EARLY
NEXT WEEK. TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR TRIPLE DIGIT
READINGS WILL OCCUR ONCE AGAIN ON FRIDAY BUT THE HUMIDITY MAY NOT
BE HIGH ENOUGH TO PROMOTE HEAT INDICES ABOVE 105 DEGREES. AS
SUCH...HAVE ELECTED TO NOT INCLUDE PORTIONS OF EAST TEXAS AND DEEP
TEXAS IN THE HEAT ADVISORY THAT HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH FRIDAY 7
PM CDT. NONETHELESS...PATRONS ENGAGING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES ARE
STILL URGED TO TAKE THE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO REMAIN COOL AND
WELL HYDRATED. BY EARLY NEXT WEEK...CHANCES FOR RAINFALL WILL
INCREASE AND THEREFORE TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY DECLINE INTO THE
LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S. THIS MAY MITIGATE THE NEED FOR A HEAT
ADVISORY.

.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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