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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
555 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
301100-
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-
555 AM CDT WED JUL 29 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 EAST OF THE SABINE RIVER TODAY. SOME STORMS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND
GUSTY WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE END OF THE
WEEK...WITH AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX READINGS WILL BE BETWEEN 103 AND
108 DEGREES. SLIGHTLY DRIER AIR INTRUDING FROM THE NORTH IS
EXPECTED TO BRING SOME RELIEF FROM THE HUMIDITY OVER THE WEEKEND.

SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL BECOME MORE SCATTERED
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT SHIFTS TO THE 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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