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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
536 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
291045-
VERNON-RAPIDES-AVOYELLES-BEAUREGARD-ALLEN-EVANGELINE-ST. LANDRY-
CALCASIEU-JEFFERSON DAVIS-ACADIA-LAFAYETTE-UPPER ST. MARTIN-
VERMILION-IBERIA-ST. MARY-LOWER ST. MARTIN-WEST CAMERON-
EAST CAMERON-TYLER-HARDIN-JEFFERSON-ORANGE-NORTHERN JASPER-
NORTHERN NEWTON-SOUTHERN JASPER-SOUTHERN NEWTON-
536 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...SOUTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA...SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA...WEST
CENTRAL LOUISIANA...EAST CENTRAL TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE
EXPECTED TO BE HIGHEST MAINLY NEAR URBAN AREAS WHERE TEMPERATURES
TEND TO RUN A LITTLE WARMER...AND VALUES COULD BRIEFLY APPROACH
110 DEGREES. OTHERWISE...MOST AREAS SHOULD EXPERIENCE HEAT INDEX
VALUES BETWEEN 103 AND 108 DEGREES. INDIVIDUALS SHOULD REMAIN
ALERT TO POSSIBLE SIGNS OF HEAT STRESS DURING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
AND TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO REDUCE OVERHEATING.

A FEW ISOLATED AFTERNOON SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE MAINLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE AREA TODAY. SOME STORMS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
AND GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY
HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK
AS THE UPPER LEVEL HIGH MEANDERS OVER THE REGION. AFTERNOON HEAT
INDEX READINGS WILL BE BETWEEN 103 AND 108 DEGREES.

ISOLATED SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON
WEDNESDAY...WITH ACTIVITY BECOMING MORE SCATTERED THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY AS THE HIGH ALOFT SHIFTS WEST AND A WEAK FRONT MOVES INTO
THE AREA. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE FREQUENT LIGHTNING...GUSTY
WINDS...AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



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