Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
549 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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549 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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...

Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible this
afternoon along a weak surface frontal boundary. Brief heavy
rainfall and locally gusty winds will be possible in the stronger
storms. Additionally, afternoon heat index values as high as 105
degrees can be expected across the region. Precautions should be
taken to prevent heat related injuries.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday...

A complex of showers and thunderstorms may move into the area
from the north late tonight into Saturday morning ahead of
another upper-level disturbance, weakening across extreme
Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas. Otherwise, afternoon
showers and thunderstorms will remain possible through much of
next week with afternoon heat index values ranging from 100 to 105
degrees each day.


Activation of emergency managers, skywarn networks, and amateur
radio operators, should not be needed today or tonight.


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