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LAZ034-046>050-022030-
POINTE COUPEE-IBERVILLE-WEST BATON ROUGE-EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-
LIVINGSTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW ROADS...LETTSWORTH...LIVONIA...
BAYOU SORREL...PLAQUEMINE...WHITE CASTLE...PORT ALLEN...ADDIS...
BRUSLY...BATON ROUGE...GONZALES...DONALDSONVILLE...PRAIRIEVILLE...
DENHAM SPRINGS...WATSON...WALKER
321 PM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT CDT
SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE LOUISIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IS FORECASTING AN
OZONE ACTION DAY FOR EAST BATON ROUGE...WEST BATON ROUGE...
LIVINGSTON...ASCENSION...IBERVILLE AND POINTE COUPEE PARISHES...IN
EFFECT FROM 6 AM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT CDT SATURDAY NIGHT.

THE AIR QUALITY INDEX INDICATES THAT OZONE WILL BE AT THE ORANGE
LEVEL...WHICH IS UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS. INCREASING OZONE
LEVELS MAY CAUSE UNHEALTHY AIR QUALITY DURING AFTERNOON HOURS.
ACTIVE CHILDREN AND ADULTS...THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY
DISEASES SUCH AS ASTHMA...SHOULD AVOID PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXERTION.

PLEASE TAKE WHATEVER VOLUNTARY STEPS YOU CAN TO REDUCE EMISSIONS
THAT CONTRIBUTE TO OZONE FORMATION. DRIVE LESS AND MAKE SURE YOUR
AUTOMOBILE IS IN GOOD WORKING CONDITION. MAKE SURE YOUR GAS CAP IS
TIGHT. WAIT UNTIL AFTER 6 PM TO REFUEL YOUR VEHICLE AND USE GAS
POWERED LAWN EQUIPMENT. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT CURRENT AIR QUALITY
AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP PREVENT OZONE FORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT
THE D E Q WEBSITE WWW.DEQ.LOUISIANA.GOV/ENVIROFLASH OR BY CALLING
8 6 6 8 9 6 5 3 3 7.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
513 PM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-021400-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER
LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO
PORT FOURCHON LOUISIANA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MISSISSIPPI TO STAKE ISLAND
LOUISIANA OUT 20 TO 60 NM-POINTE COUPEE-WEST FELICIANA-
EAST FELICIANA-ST. HELENA-WASHINGTON-ST. TAMMANY-IBERVILLE-
WEST BATON ROUGE-EAST BATON ROUGE-ASCENSION-LIVINGSTON-ASSUMPTION-
ST. JAMES-ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST-UPPER LAFOURCHE-ST. CHARLES-
UPPER JEFFERSON-ORLEANS-UPPER PLAQUEMINES-UPPER ST. BERNARD-
UPPER TERREBONNE-LOWER TERREBONNE-LOWER LAFOURCHE-LOWER JEFFERSON-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-LOWER ST. BERNARD-NORTHERN TANGIPAHOA-
SOUTHERN TANGIPAHOA-WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-
HANCOCK-HARRISON-JACKSON-
513 PM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
LOUISIANA...SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THE THREAT OF WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

ISOLATED AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND BRIEF
HEAVY RAINFALL. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH
THURSDAY.

AFTERNOON MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES SHOULD RANGE BETWEEN 100 AND
106 DEGREES EACH DAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1147 AM CDT FRI JUL 1 2016

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-021700-
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
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-
1147 AM CDT FRI JUL 1 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...TODAY AND TONIGHT...
EXPECT VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WITH HEAT INDICES APPROACHING
105 DEGREES BY LATE THIS FRIDAY AFTERNOON.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

EXPECT SLOWLY CLIMBING TEMPERATURES INTO THE MID AND UPPER 90S
AREAWIDE DURING THIS INDEPENDENCE HOLIDAY WEEKEND AS AN UPPER LEVEL
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS THE AREA. HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL
ALSO INCREASE THROUGH THE FOURTH OF JULY...WHICH WHEN COMBINED WITH
THESE HOT TEMPERATURES...WILL YIELD HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 100 AND 105
DEGREES EACH DAY.

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE MONDAY OVER NORTHEAST TEXAS...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...IN ADVANCE OF AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE THAT
WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE WEST. ISOLATED STRONG STORMS CAN NOT
BE RULED OUT...WITH GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE.
AFTERWARDS...HOT...HUMID... AND DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AREAWIDE
TUESDAY THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS...AND STORM SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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