.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio 
operators, and storm spotters will likely be needed this 
afternoon into this evening.
as of 1150 AM CDT Sat May 18 2019

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1150 AM CDT Sat May 18 2019

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-191700-
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-
1150 AM CDT Sat May 18 2019

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...

Strong to severe thunderstorms will gradually increase in 
coverage across portions of east Texas and southeast Oklahoma 
during the early afternoon hours and points eastward through the
late afternoon and evening hours. Damaging winds are expected to 
be the primary risk with large hail and isolated tornadoes also 
possible as a squall line moves across the region. Locally heavy 
rainfall amounting to a few inches within an hours time may also 
lead to mainly minor isolated flooding issues. Severe weather 
risk to diminish late tonight as the bulk of thunderstorms  
shift east and instability wanes. 


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday...

Widely scattered thunderstorms remain possible during day Sunday 
and also during the day Monday. However, the threat for severe 
thunderstorms over this time period should be low. 

The risk for strong to severe storms will return to at least the
northwestern half of the Four State Region on Tuesday as another
potent disturbance brushes by the region. Initial thinking is
damaging winds will be the primary risk with this activity,
although hail and a few tornadoes cannot yet be ruled out, 
especially across portions of the Arklatex.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel, amateur radio 
operators, and storm spotters will likely be needed this 
afternoon into this evening.

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Generated: 2019-05-18 17:00:01 UTC