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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
1112 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

LAZ069-261715-
LOWER PLAQUEMINES-
1112 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL
PLAQUEMINES PARISH...

AT 1111 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER PORT
SULPHUR... MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PORT SULPHUR...POINTE A LA HACHE...EMPIRE AND BURAS-TRIUMPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

LAT...LON 2934 8979 2933 8983 2937 8984 2937 8979
      2942 8978 2937 8985 2941 8981 2941 8982
      2946 8981 2945 8987 2958 8998 2961 8974
      2951 8966 2945 8954 2945 8956 2940 8958
      2936 8951 2931 8981
TIME...MOT...LOC 1611Z 165DEG 10KT 2948 8969

$$

AK

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1047 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

ILZ092>094-KYZ001>013-016-017-021-022-MOZ108>112-114-270100-
ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-
MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-
TRIGG-CALDWELL-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-RIPLEY-BUTLER-
STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAIRO...MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...
HICKMAN...CLINTON...BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...
SYMSONIA...LOWES...SMITHLAND...BENTON...HARRIS GROVE...KIRKSEY...
MURRAY...NEW CONCORD...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...CANTON...
LINTON...ROCKCASTLE...PRINCETON...FRYER...MADISONVILLE...
HOPKINSVILLE...GREENVILLE...ALLEGRE...CLIFTY...ELKTON...GUTHRIE...
DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...
NEW MADRID
1047 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDICES ABOVE 100 TODAY...

HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S COMBINED WITH DEWPOINTS IN THE
MIDDLE 70S WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 105 THIS AFTERNOON.
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY PROVIDE TEMPORARY RELIEF
FOR SOME COMMUNITIES THIS AFTERNOON.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JUNEAU AK
651 AM AKDT TUE JUL 26 2016

AKZ018-025-262300-
TAIYA INLET AND KLONDIKE HIGHWAY-
JUNEAU BOROUGH AND NORTHERN ADMIRALTY ISLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SKAGWAY...JUNEAU
651 AM AKDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE EXPECTED TO RISE THROUGH MIDWEEK...

MODERATE RAIN WILL IMPACT THE AREA TODAY...AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THIS RAINFALL WILL CAUSE THE TAIYA RIVER NEAR
SKAGWAY TO RISE TODAY AND APPROACH MODERATE FLOOD STAGE BY
THURSDAY. STREAMS AND RIVERS ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE CENTRAL
AND NORTHERN PANHANDLE WILL ALSO EXPERIENCE RISING WATER
LEVELS...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN WITHIN BANKFULL.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
746 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

CTZ006>008-010>012-262200-
NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
746 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...ELEVATED THREAT FOR BRUSH FIRE SPREAD THIS AFTERNOON...

HOT TEMPERATURES AND WESTERLY WIND GUSTS OF 20 TO 25 MPH ARE
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO THE
LOWER 30S PERCENT RANGE DURING THIS TIME. WHILE THE AREA RECEIVED
SOME RAINFALL YESTERDAY...MUCH OF IT WAS LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF
AN INCH. INPUT FROM FIRE OFFICIALS INDICATES THE FORECAST WEATHER
CONDITIONS AND RECENT ABNORMALLY DRY WEATHER WILL RESULT IN
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR TODAY.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY
732 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

CTZ001-013-MAZ001-025-262200-
NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE-
SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TORRINGTON...OAKVILLE...GAYLORDSVILLE...
NEW MILFORD...TERRYVILLE...THOMASTON...DALTON...HANCOCK...
PITTSFIELD...FLORIDA...NORTH ADAMS...SANDISFIELD...
GREAT BARRINGTON...SOUTH EGREMONT
732 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND 35 TO 40 PERCENT. IN ADDITION...WEST WINDS
WILL GUST AROUND 20 MPH AROUND MIDDAY AND THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
THESE FACTORS COMBINED WITH A LACK OF RECENT WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
WILL CREATE AN ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL IN WESTERN
MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHWEST CONNECTICUT.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
727 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>022-026-RIZ001>007-262200-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-
NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARTFORD...WINDSOR LOCKS...UNION...
VERNON...PUTNAM...WILLIMANTIC...CHARLEMONT...GREENFIELD...
ORANGE...BARRE...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...LOWELL...LAWRENCE...
GLOUCESTER...CHESTERFIELD...BLANDFORD...AMHERST...NORTHAMPTON...
SPRINGFIELD...MILFORD...WORCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...BROCKTON...PLYMOUTH...
FALL RIVER...NEW BEDFORD...MATTAPOISETT...CHATHAM...FALMOUTH...
PROVINCETOWN...AYER...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...PROVIDENCE...
COVENTRY...WEST GREENWICH...EAST GREENWICH...WARWICK...
WEST WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...NEWPORT
727 AM EDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL TODAY AND WEDNESDAY...

DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY AND WEDNESDAY WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES NEAR 30 PERCENT. IN ADDITION...WEST WINDS WILL
GUST AROUND 20 MPH AROUND MIDDAY AND THE AFTERNOON. THESE FACTORS
COMBINED WITH A LACK OF RECENT WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL CREATE AN
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL IN INTERIOR SECTIONS OF
MASSACHUSETTS...RHODE ISLAND AND CONNECTICUT.

$$

DUNTEN

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
535 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ250-251-253>257-270015-
BROOKS-KENEDY-HIDALGO-INLAND WILLACY-INLAND CAMERON-
COASTAL WILLACY-COASTAL CAMERON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FALFURRIAS...SARITA...MCALLEN...
EDINBURG...PHARR...MISSION...WESLACO...RAYMONDVILLE...
BROWNSVILLE...HARLINGEN...PORT MANSFIELD...PORT ISABEL...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND...LAGUNA HEIGHTS...LAGUNA VISTA
535 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

..ELEVATED HEAT INDEX VALUES EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN ACROSS EASTERN
PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
EVENING...

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING MOISTURE LEVELS WILL CREATE
HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 110 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO EARLY
EVENING HOURS FOR THE EASTERN PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS. HEAT
INDEX VALUES MAY BRIEFLY EXCEED 110 DEGREES IN ISOLATED
LOCATIONS...BUT THOSE OCCURRENCES WILL BE LIMITED IN AREAL
COVERAGE AND WILL NOT LAST MORE THAN ONE OR TWO HOURS.

ALL THOSE PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES SHOULD DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT...LIGHT COLORED...AND LOOSE
FITTING CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE HEAT IN THE
SHADE OR IN AIR CONDITIONED BUILDINGS.

NEVER LEAVE YOUNG CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES. IN HOT
WEATHER...CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
OF MINUTES. IF YOU OBSERVE CHILDREN OR PETS LEFT ALONE IN
CARS...BE SURE TO NOTIFY LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY. LOOK BEFORE
YOU LOCK!

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI TX
527 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

TXZ229>232-239>244-262230-
LA SALLE-MCMULLEN-LIVE OAK-BEE-WEBB-DUVAL-JIM WELLS-KLEBERG-
NUECES-SAN PATRICIO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTULLA...CALLIHAM...CROSS...
LOMA ALTA...TILDEN...GEORGE WEST...THREE RIVERS...BEEVILLE...
LAREDO...FREER...BENAVIDES...SAN DIEGO...ALICE...ORANGE GROVE...
KINGSVILLE...CORPUS CHRISTI...PORTLAND...INGLESIDE...
ARANSAS PASS...SINTON...MATHIS
527 AM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

...HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED TODAY
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH TEXAS...

THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES AND HIGH DEWPOINTS WILL
PRODUCE HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 109 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON
ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH TEXAS ROUGHLY ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE
37. ISOLATED LOCATIONS MAY BRIEFLY REACH OR EXCEED HEAT INDICES OF
110 DEGREES.

RESIDENTS WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES PLANNED ARE URGED TO DRINK
PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LIGHT COLORED
CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM THE HEAT.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

$$

CB

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
424 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

CAZ013>019-063-064-066>069-270100-
SHASTA LAKE AREA / NORTHERN SHASTA COUNTY-
BURNEY BASIN / EASTERN SHASTA COUNTY-NORTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CENTRAL SACRAMENTO VALLEY-SOUTHERN SACRAMENTO VALLEY-
CARQUINEZ STRAIT AND DELTA-NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
MOUNTAINS SOUTHWESTERN SHASTA COUNTY TO NORTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
CLEAR LAKE/SOUTHERN LAKE COUNTY-
NORTHEAST FOOTHILLS/SACRAMENTO VALLEY-MOTHERLODE-
WESTERN PLUMAS COUNTY/LASSEN PARK-
WEST SLOPE NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SHASTA DAM ...BURNEY...REDDING...
RED BLUFF...CHICO...OROVILLE...MARYSVILLE/YUBA CITY ...
SACRAMENTO ...FAIRFIELD/SUISUN ...STOCKTON...MODESTO...
ALDER SPRINGS...LAKEPORT...PARADISE...GRASS VALLEY...JACKSON...
CHESTER...QUINCY...BLUE CANYON
424 PM PDT MON JUL 25 2016

...WIDESPREAD TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT WITH INCREASED FIRE WEATHER
CONCERNS THIS WEEK...

.IMPACTS...
  * MODERATE RISK FOR HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES FOR SENSITIVE
    GROUPS, LOCALLY HIGH RISK FOR MOST GROUPS
  * INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS FOR HIGHER TERRAIN

.FORECAST CONFIDENCE...
  * HIGH FOR MULTIPLE DAYS OF TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT

.TIMING AND STRENGTH...
  * WIDESPREAD VALLEY AND FOOTHILLS HIGHS OF 100-111 DEGREES THROUGH
    FRIDAY
  * NEAR RECORD HEAT IS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY
  * LOW HUMIDITY WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY OVER HIGHER TERRAIN

.WEATHER SUMMARY...
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING HOT TEMPERATURES WITH VALLEY AND
FOOTHILLS HIGHS IN THE TRIPLE DIGITS THROUGH FRIDAY. THE NORTH END
OF THE SAC VALLEY WILL HAVE TEMPERATURES NEAR 110 DEGREES DURING
THIS TIME PERIOD. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN HOT ON FRIDAY BUT START
TO TREND DOWNWARD SLIGHTLY, RETURNING TO NEAR NORMAL BY SUNDAY.
HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL BE LOW WITH POOR OVERNIGHT RECOVERY FOR
HIGHER TERRAIN, BRINGING INCREASED FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1021 AM AKDT MON JUL 25 2016

AKZ221-261830-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-
INCLUDING...NENANA...ANDERSON...TANANA...MINTO...
MANLEY HOT SPRINGS...RAMPART...LAKE MINCHUMINA...LIVENGOOD
1021 AM AKDT MON JUL 25 2016

...HIGH WATER AT LAKE MINCHUMINA...

A TRAINED OBSERVER AT LAKE MINCHUMINA HAS REPORTED THAT THE LAKE
LEVEL HAS BEEN RISING ALL MONTH. THE BEACH ROAD ALONG LAKE
MINCHUMINA THAT IS THE ACCESS TO THE AIRPORT IS NOW ERODING AND
IMPASSIBLE TO SOME VEHICLES. PEOPLE ARE NOW TRAVELING BY BOAT, BY
FOOT, OR BY INLAND TRAIL.

LAKE LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN HIGH FOR THE NEXT WEEK AND
COULD CONTINUE TO RISE.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
1000 AM AKDT MON JUL 25 2016

AKZ226-261800-
EASTERN ALASKA RANGE-
INCLUDING...MENTASTA LAKE...BLACK RAPIDS...DONNELLY DOME...
TRIMS CAMP...EAGLE TRAIL...MINERAL LAKE
1000 AM AKDT MON JUL 25 2016

...SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL IN THE EASTERN ALASKA RANGE YESTERDAY...

IN THE PAST DAY AND A HALF THE EASTERN ALASKA RANGE HAD HEAVY
RAIN. THE LARGEST REPORTED 24 HOUR AMOUNTS AS OF 8 AM INCLUDED
1.4 INCHES AT FIELDING LAKE, 1.3 INCHES AT PHELAN CREEK NEAR THE
GULKANA GLACIER, 0.95 INCH AT TRIMS DOT CAMP, AND AROUND 0.9 INCH
AT PAXSON, DELTA RIVER AND MACLAREN RIVER. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 0.25 INCH MAY OCCUR IN PARTS OF THE EASTERN ALASKA
RANGE THROUGH THIS EVENING. SMALL RIVERS AND STREAMS IN AREAS OF
THE EASTERN ALASKA RANGE WHERE THE HEAVY RAINS FELL WILL BE
RUNNING AT ELEVATED LEVELS FOR THE NEXT DAY OR SO.

$$

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