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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
540 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

GMZ330-335-TXZ197-199-200-210>214-226-227-235>238-191045-
AUSTIN-BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-COLORADO-FORT BEND-GALVESTON-
GALVESTON BAY-HARRIS-JACKSON-LIBERTY-MATAGORDA-MATAGORDA BAY-
MONTGOMERY-WALLER-WASHINGTON-WHARTON-
540 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY ALONG AND
SOUTH OF A COLUMBUS TO HOUSTON TO LIBERTY LINE. THE PRIMARY
THREATS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL. BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS MAY
OCCUR WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD
AVERAGE LESS THAN 0.25 INCH WITH ISOLATED TOTALS OF 1 TO 2
INCHES. THE STORMS SHOULD DEPART THE AREA OR WEAKEN QUICKLY BY
EARLY EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
654 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-191200-
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-
654 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...NORTH
LOUISIANA...DEEP EAST AND NORTHEAST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE ONGOING THIS
MORNING. INCREASING MOISTURE AND MODERATE INSTABILITY IN THE
AFTERNOON HEAT WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS INTO THE EARLY EVENING AS WELL. ALTHOUGH A
FEW STRONG STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OUR RISK IS MARGINAL FOR SEVERE
ORGANIZED HAZARDOUS WEATHER AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE FOUR STATE
AREA ON SUNDAY AS THE PARENT UPPER LEVEL TROUGH SHIFTS EASTWARD
TOWARD THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BE MOVING
INTO THE AREA DURING LATE SUNDAY. SOME LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY
BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION AS THUNDERSTORMS MAY BECOME STRONG
TO SEVERE DURING PEAK HEATING HOURS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
DAMAGING WINDS AND HAIL. WE DO HAVE AN ENHANCED RISK FOR SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ARRIVE FOR THE MIDDLE PART OF THE WORK WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
642 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-
073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-191145-
SABINE LAKE-CALCASIEU LAKE-VERMILION BAY-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY
LA OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM CAMERON LA TO HIGH ISLAND TX FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM  INTRACOASTAL CITY TO CAMERON LA FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER TO INTRACOASTAL CITY LA FROM
20 TO 60 NM-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-
642 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
THE LAST ROUND OF WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED
TO BE DELAYED THIS MORNING DUE TO A HEAVILY WORKED OVER ATMOSPHERE.
IF THE ATMOSPHERE CAN RECOVER...AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO THREE INCHES
OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. WITH THESE RAINFALL AMOUNTS FALLING OVER AN
ALREADY SATURATED GROUND...AN ENHANCED CHANCE OF FLASH FLOODING...
ESPECIALLY IN LOW LYING AREAS AND URBAN DRAINAGE AREAS...WILL BE
POSSIBLE.

THE ATMOSPHERE BEGINS DRYING OUT THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT PUTTING
AND END TO THE HEAVY RAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
DRIER WEATHER IS ON TAP FOR SUNDAY AS THE DEEPER MOISTURE MOVES
OFF TO THE EAST. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY RESULTING IN BRIEF NORTHERLY WINDS. THE FRONT
RETURNS AS A WARM FRONT LATE TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY RESULTING IN
AN INCREASED CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. THE REST OF THE
WEEK REMAINS FAIR WITH A LOW CHANCE OF RAIN.

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

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
534 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

GMZ230-235-250-255-270-275-TXZ229>234-239>247-191045-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS-
BAYS AND WATERWAYS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO PORT O`CONNOR-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT
20 NM-WATERS FROM BAFFIN BAY TO PORT ARANSAS FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM PORT ARANSAS TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL FROM 20 TO
60 NM-LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-GOLIAD-VICTORIA-WEBB-DUVAL-
JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-ARANSAS-REFUGIO-CALHOUN-
534 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH TEXAS AND THE MIDDLE
TEXAS COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TODAY ACROSS
SOUTH TEXAS. A FEW STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND
DAMAGING WINDS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ON SUNDAY.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOST LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
HOURS WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE PRIMARY
THREATS.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST THROUGH
THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

DUE TO THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...SPOTTER ACTIVATION
MAY BE NEEDED TODAY.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
426 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-191100-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
426 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.
A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS IN THE FORECAST TODAY. THE
MAIN CONCERNS WILL BE LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS MAINLY IN
THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO POSSIBLE
WHICH COULD LEAD TO ISOLATED FLOODING CONCERNS.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
421 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

TXZ091>095-100>107-115>123-129>135-141>148-156>162-174-175-191200-
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-FANNIN-LAMAR-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-COLLIN-
HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-PARKER-TARRANT-DALLAS-
ROCKWALL-KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-EASTLAND-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-
JOHNSON-ELLIS-HENDERSON-COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-NAVARRO-
FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
LEON-MILAM-ROBERTSON-
421 AM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON
BEFORE INCREASING IN COVERAGE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS NORTH TEXAS
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. A FEW SEVERE STORMS WITH
DAMAGING DOWNBURST WINDS...LARGE HAIL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND
BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE. MINOR FLOODING MAY OCCUR ACROSS
AREAS THAT HAVE SEEN RECENT HEAVIER RAINFALL. STORMS WILL WEAKEN
AND EXIT EAST OUT OF THE AREA BY MIDNIGHT AND AFTER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON EAST
OF A PARIS TO CORSICANA TO CAMERON LINE. A FEW OF THESE STORMS MAY
BE STRONG WITH GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING MAINLY WEST OF A LINE FROM BONHAM...TO TERRELL...TO
CENTERVILLE.

$$

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