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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
622 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-150-151-153-166-167-231700-
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-RUSK-PANOLA-
SHELBY-SAN AUGUSTINE-
622 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 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...

VERY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST AGAIN TODAY...AS AN
UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL AGAIN LINGER OVER THE
SOUTHERN PLAINS. THIS WILL RESULT IN TEMPERATURES REACHING THE MID
AND UPPER 90S ONCE AGAIN...WITH TRIPLE DIGITS POSSIBLE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND
NORTHEAST TEXAS. WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...HEAT INDICES
WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 110 DEGREES. THUS...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN
EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE REGION TODAY. THOSE THAT MUST BE OUTSIDE
THIS AFTERNOON SHOULD DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT
LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING...AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS SPENDING TIME IN
THE SHADE OR IN AIR CONDITIONED FACILITIES WHEN POSSIBLE. BE SURE
TO CHECK ON THE ELDERLY AND PETS...AND SEE THAT THEY STAY HYDRATED
AND ARE ABLE TO STAY COOL.

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ACROSS NORTH LOUISIANA AND
SOUTHCENTRAL ARKANSAS. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY
RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER STORMS...BEFORE THEY
DIMINISH THIS EVENING.

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

SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE SUNDAY OVER
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS AND NORTH LOUISIANA...AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE DRIFTS WEST ACROSS THESE AREAS. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD BE MORE ISOLATED FARTHER WEST OVER SOUTHEAST
OKLAHOMA SUNDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING BACK INTO THE UPPER
90S. WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...HEAT INDICES SHOULD NEAR
105 DEGREES. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT ALL
OF THE REGION MONDAY AS THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE CONTINUES TO
DRIFT WEST INTO EAST TEXAS...RESULTING IN BENEFICIAL RAIN AND
COOLER TEMPERATURES. LOCALLY GUSTY WINDS AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL
WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE IN THE STRONGER STORMS SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN
POSSIBLE AREAWIDE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF EMERGENCY MANAGERS...SKYWARN NETWORKS...AND AMATEUR
RADIO OPERATORS...SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
518 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE FOUR STATE
REGION THROUGH 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-150-151-153-166-167-232100-
/O.CON.KSHV.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
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-RUSK-PANOLA-
SHELBY-SAN AUGUSTINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...
MINERAL SPRINGS...DIERKS...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...
TEXARKANA...STAMPS...LEWISVILLE...BRADLEY...MAGNOLIA...
EL DORADO...SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...SPRINGHILL...
HOMER...HAYNESVILLE...RUSTON...FARMERVILLE...BERNICE...
MANSFIELD...STONEWALL...LOGANSPORT...COUSHATTA...MARTIN...
ARCADIA...RINGGOLD...GIBSLAND...JONESBORO...MONROE...MANY...
ZWOLLE...PLEASANT HILL...NATCHITOCHES...WINNFIELD...COLFAX...
MONTGOMERY...DRY PRONG...CLARKS...GRAYSON...COLUMBIA...JENA...
MIDWAY...OLLA...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...TYLER...LONGVIEW...MARSHALL...HENDERSON...
CARTHAGE...CENTER...SAN AUGUSTINE...HEMPHILL...PINELAND
518 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* EVENT...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL MAINTAIN VERY
  HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS OVER THE AREA. TEMPERATURES THIS
  AFTERNOON WILL CLIMB TO THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR 100 DEGREES...AND
  WHEN COMBINED WITH THE HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT IN HEAT INDICES
  RANGING FROM 105 TO 110 DEGREES.

* TIMING...THROUGH 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* IMPACT...A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. CAUTION IS RECOMMENDED FOR
  THOSE WHO WILL BE OUTDOORS.

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.

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 AND
NEIGHBORS.

&&

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