Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1155 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

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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-
1155 AM CDT MON JUL 18 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 MID AND UPPER 90S AREAWIDE THIS
AFTERNOON...WHICH WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT IN
HEAT INDICES OF 105 TO 108 DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTHWEST
ARKANSAS...NORTH LOUISIANA...AND EXTREME EASTERN TEXAS. THUS...A
HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THESE AREAS THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. HEAT INDICES THIS AFTERNOON OVER EXTREME SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA AND THE REMAINDER OF EAST TEXAS SHOULD BE A BIT
LOWER...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 TO WIDELY SCATTERED 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...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

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 OVER MUCH
OF THE REGION EACH DAY. THUS...THE HEAT ADVISORY WILL CONTINUE
AND POSSIBLY EXPAND ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA THIS WEEK. 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 MANAGERS...SKYWARN NETWORKS...AND AMATEUR
RADIO OPERATORS...SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT.

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