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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
518 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

GMZ432-LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-
259>262-041115-
CALCASIEU LAKE-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-
518 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 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

A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
LATE THIS AFTERNOON OVER CENTRAL LOUISIANA...AND THE LAKES AREA OF
SOUTHEAST TEXAS. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE
MAIN CONCERN. AWAY FROM ANY CONVECTION...HOT AND MUGGY CONDITIONS
WILL BE FELT WITH AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100 AND 103
DEGREES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. THE BEST CHANCE WILL BE
DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS ON THE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY. DURING
THAT TIME...SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BECOME STRONG WITH INTENSE
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...AND HEAVY RAINFALL. MOST
OF THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE DURING THE EARLY EVENING
HOURS.

AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE IS EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN OVER THE REGION
EARLY NEXT WEEK LIMITING ANY CONVECTION. CONDITIONS WILL BE HOT
AND MUGGY WITH DAILY AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX READINGS BETWEEN 100 AND
105 DEGREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
1001 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

GMZ330-335-350-355-370-375-TXZ214-235>238-050315-
BRAZORIA-CHAMBERS-GALVESTON-GALVESTON BAY-JACKSON-MATAGORDA-
MATAGORDA BAY-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL 20 NM TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM FREEPORT TO THE MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 20 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT 20 TO 60 NM-
WATERS FROM HIGH ISLAND TO FREEPORT OUT 20 NM-
1001 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
OFFSHORE LATE TONIGHT AND PRIOR TO SUNRISE SATURDAY. WINDS AND
SEAS WILL BE HIGHER IN AND NEAR STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ON
SATURDAY...PRIMARILY IN THE MORNING ALONG THE BEACHES AND INTO
EARLY AFTERNOON WELL INLAND. THE MAIN HAZARDS WILL BE
LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS IN THE
STRONGER STORMS. PRECIPITATION SHOULD DISSIPATE AND OR WELL NORTH
OF THE REGION BEFORE FIREWORKS SHOWS BEGIN LATE SATURDAY EVENING.

IF GOING TO THE BEACH...SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD AND AWAY FROM
JETTIES...PIERS AND ROCK GROINS. THAT IS WHERE THE VAST MAJORITY
OF RIP CURRENTS WILL BE LOCATED.

VERY WARM TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO THE AREA BY THE END OF NEXT
WEEK. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 100 AND 104 DEGREES BY
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
500 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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>082-041400-
LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN AND LAKE MAUREPAS-MISSISSIPPI SOUND-
LAKE BORGNE-CHANDELEUR SOUND-BRETON SOUND-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER OUT
20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM BOOTHVILLE LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA OUT 20 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PORT FOURCHON TO LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER FROM
20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER
TO PORT FOURCHON FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM STAKE ISLAND LA TO THE SOUTHWEST PASS OF THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER FROM 20 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM PASCAGOULA MS TO STAKE ISLAND LA FROM 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-
500 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE WEEKEND. THERE IS A
MARGINAL RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WITH THE MAIN HAZARD THREATS BEING DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND LARGE
HAIL. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON DURING
THE UPCOMING WORK WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUESTED FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1151 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

LAZ010-011-017>022-TXZ149>153-165>167-041700-
DE SOTO-RED RIVER-SABINE-NATCHITOCHES-WINN-GRANT-CALDWELL-
LA SALLE-CHEROKEE-RUSK-PANOLA-NACOGDOCHES-SHELBY-ANGELINA-
SAN AUGUSTINE-
1151 AM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL
LOUISIANA...NORTHWEST LOUISIANA...EAST TEXAS AND NORTHEAST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
THROUGH TONIGHT ACROSS SOUTH OF I-20...ANY STRONG THUNDERSTORM
COULD BRIEFLY BECOME SEVERE WITH DAMAGING WINDS BEING THE PRIMARY
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT. IN ADDITION...LIGHTNING CAN BE DEADLY TO
THOSE CAUGHT OUTSIDE...ESPECIALLY GIVEN THE ABUNDANT OUTDOOR
ACTIVITIES DURING THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. IF THUNDER ROARS...GO
INDOORS.

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

SEVERAL ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG
DURING THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND...NOT ONLY DURING PEAK HEATING...BUT
OVERNIGHT AS WELL. THESE STORMS WILL BE SLOW MOVERS AND COULD
BRING UP ONE TO TWO OF RAINFALL. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. IN ADDITION...ANY
SEVERE STORMS MAY YIELD DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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