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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
1204 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 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>167-051100-
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-
1204 PM CDT TUE AUG 4 2015

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...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
OVER SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA AND SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS NORTH OF INTERSTATE
30 AS AN UPPER DISTURBANCE MOVES OVERHEAD. FARTHER
SOUTH...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING PEAK
AFTERNOON HEATING ACROSS DEEP EAST TEXAS EASTWARD INTO CENTRAL
LOUISIANA. HOWEVER...ORGANIZED HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED
AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY...

TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO BE NEAR 100 DEGREES THROUGHOUT THE
WEEK WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS EXPECTED TO INCREASE AS WELL WITH THE
RETURN OF SOUTHERLY WINDS. THESE TEMPERATURES...WHEN COMBINED WITH
THE HIGHER HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES RANGING
FROM 100 TO 105 DEGREES OR HIGHER THROUGHOUT THE NEXT WEEK OR SO.

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO
BE POSSIBLE DURING PEAK AFTERNOON HEATING MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA...PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTHERN LOUISIANA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL...AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS AND STORM SPOTTERS IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
428 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THROUGH 7 PM THURSDAY...

.A BUILDING HEAT WAVE WILL INCREASE THE HEAT INDEX VALUES FOR TODAY
INTO THE DANGER ZONE FOR SOME OF THE FOUR STATE AREA THIS AFTERNOON.

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>072-LAZ001>003-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-108>112-
124>126-137-138-051830-
/O.NEW.KSHV.HT.Y.0009.150805T1800Z-150806T0000Z/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-MCCURTAIN-RED RIVER-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-
TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-GREGG-HARRISON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...STAMPS...LEWISVILLE...BRADLEY...MAGNOLIA...
SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...SPRINGHILL...IDABEL...
BROKEN BOW...CLARKSVILLE...BOGATA...MOUNT VERNON...
MOUNT PLEASANT...PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...LONE STAR...NAPLES...
OMAHA...ATLANTA...LINDEN...HUGHES SPRINGS...QUEEN CITY...
MINEOLA...WINNSBORO...QUITMAN...HAWKINS...GILMER...BIG SANDY...
JEFFERSON...LONGVIEW...MARSHALL
428 AM CDT WED AUG 5 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING.

* EVENT...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 103 TO 107 DEGREES
  TODAY DUE TO HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES.

* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE AROUND 105 DEGREES THIS
  MID AFTERNOON.

* IMPACT...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
  VALUES WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH
  HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER BEFORE...DURING AND AFTER
EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT
SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN
EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES...NEIGHBORS
AND PETS.

&&

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