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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
654 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023-MSZ018-019-025-034-035-040-041-
231300-
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Bolivar-Sunflower-Leflore-Washington-
Humphreys-Issaquena-Sharkey-
654 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast
Arkansas, northeast Louisiana, central Mississippi, north central
Mississippi, northwest Mississippi, and west central Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

Heavy rain resulting in continued flash flooding will continue
through this morning. Total rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are
expected, with locally higher amounts possible.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

An elevated threat for flash flooding exists for the Delta region
from Friday into the weekend due to periods of heavy rainfall
falling on soaked ground. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible
for much of the rest of the outlook area where a limited threat
for flash flooding exists, primarily northwest of a line from Bude
to Morton to Macon in central Mississippi.

A slight risk for severe thunderstorms capable of producing
damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes exists generally along
and north of the Interstate 20 corridor for mainly Saturday night
into early Sunday morning. A marginal risk for a few severe storms
capable of producing damaging wind gusts exists generally south of
Interstate 20 for the same time.

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.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations may be needed for portions of the region Saturday
night.

$$

LAZ024-026-MSZ028>033-037>039-043>046-048>066-072>074-231300-
Catahoula-Concordia-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-
Oktibbeha-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-
Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-
Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-
Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
654 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northeast
Louisiana, central Mississippi, east central Mississippi, north
central Mississippi, northeast Mississippi, and south central
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

An elevated threat for flash flooding exists for the Delta region
from Friday into the weekend due to periods of heavy rainfall
falling on soaked ground. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible
for much of the rest of the outlook area where a limited threat
for flash flooding exists, primarily northwest of a line from Bude
to Morton to Macon in central Mississippi.

A slight risk for severe thunderstorms capable of producing
damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes exists generally along
and north of the Interstate 20 corridor for mainly Saturday night
into early Sunday morning. A marginal risk for a few severe storms
capable of producing damaging wind gusts exists generally south of
Interstate 20 for the same time.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image3.png)

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations may be needed for portions of the region Saturday
night.

$$

LAZ025-MSZ026-027-036-042-047-231300-
Tensas-Grenada-Carroll-Holmes-Yazoo-Warren-
654 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northeast
Louisiana, central Mississippi, north central Mississippi, and
west central Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today

Heavy rain resulting in continued flash flooding will remain
possible through this morning. Total rainfall amounts of 1 to 3
inches are expected, with locally higher amounts possible.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

An elevated threat for flash flooding exists for the Delta region
from Friday into the weekend due to periods of heavy rainfall
falling on soaked ground. Locally heavy rainfall will be possible
for much of the rest of the outlook area where a limited threat
for flash flooding exists, primarily northwest of a line from Bude
to Morton to Macon in central Mississippi.

A slight risk for severe thunderstorms capable of producing
damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes exists generally along
and north of the Interstate 20 corridor for mainly Saturday night
into early Sunday morning. A marginal risk for a few severe storms
capable of producing damaging wind gusts exists generally south of
Interstate 20 for the same time.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image3.png)

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations may be needed for portions of the region Saturday
night.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FLOODING*
Extreme...Confident in significant flooding.
Significant...Significant flooding possible.
Elevated...Confident in flooding.
Limited...Flooding possible.


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River Forecast Center...
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Significant River Flood Outlook...
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Day 1 through 3 Excessive Rainfall...
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Excessive Rainfall Discussion...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/qpferd.html
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QPF Discussion...
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