Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
649 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-Bolivar-Sunflower-Washington-
649 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today through Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Enhanced
TIMING...Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Tonight

A wind advisory is in effect for southerly winds gusting up to 40
mph this afternoon and evening.

For tonight, a squall line containing damaging winds and potential
tornadoes will move across the area late this evening. Brief, but
intense rainfall rates could cause flash flooding.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.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 tonight.

$$

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Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-
Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Holmes-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Yazoo-Madison MS-
Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-
Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-Smith-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-
Lincoln-Lawrence-
649 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today through Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Slight
TIMING...Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Tonight

Southerly winds will gust up to 35 mph this afternoon and
evening.

For tonight, a squall line containing the potential for damaging
winds and perhaps a tornado will move across the area, mainly from
late evening into the early morning. Brief, but intense rainfall
rates could cause flash flooding.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Flooding is possible for portions of north central
Mississippi, portions of northeast Louisiana, portions of
northwest Mississippi, northeast Mississippi, all of central
Mississippi, and all of south central Mississippi Sunday
through Sunday night.

There is limited threat for flash flooding as another round of
potentially heavy rainfall is expected from late Sunday through
Sunday night.

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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 tonight.

$$

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West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-Madison LA-Franklin LA-Leflore-
Grenada-Carroll-Humphreys-Issaquena-Sharkey-
649 AM CST Sat Feb 24 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

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today through Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Slight
TIMING...Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Tonight

A wind advisory is in effect for southerly winds gusting up to 40
mph this afternoon and evening.

For tonight, a squall line containing the potential for damaging
winds and perhaps a tornado will move across the area, mainly from
late evening into the early morning. Brief, but intense rainfall
rates could cause flash flooding.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image3.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Flooding is possible for portions of north central
Mississippi, portions of northeast Louisiana, portions of
northwest Mississippi, northeast Mississippi, all of central
Mississippi, and all of south central Mississippi Sunday
through Sunday night.

There is limited threat for flash flooding as another round of
potentially heavy rainfall is expected from late Sunday through
Sunday night.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image4.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 tonight.

$$

MSZ057-058-064>066-072>074-251300-
Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-
Forrest-
649 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of east central
Mississippi, south central Mississippi, and southeast
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today through Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Marginal
TIMING...Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Tonight

Southerly winds will gust up to 30 to 35 mph this afternoon and
evening.

For tonight, a squall line containing the potential for damaging
winds will move across the area, mainly from late evening into
the early morning. Brief, but intense rainfall rates could cause
flash flooding.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image3.png)


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

Flooding is possible for portions of north central
Mississippi, portions of northeast Louisiana, portions of
northwest Mississippi, northeast Mississippi, all of central
Mississippi, and all of south central Mississippi Sunday
through Sunday night.

There is limited threat for flash flooding as another round of
potentially heavy rainfall is expected from late Sunday through
Sunday night.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image4.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 tonight.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS*
High...Significant severe thunderstorms are expected.
Moderate...Severe storms expected with significant
 severe weather possible.
Enhanced...Severe storms expected.
Slight...Severe storms possible.
Marginal...Isolated severe storms possible.

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

*NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS*
Extreme...Sustained winds 50 mph or greater or wind gusts 65 mph
 or greater.
Significant...Sustained winds 40-49 mph or wind gusts 58-64 mph.
Elevated...Sustained winds 30-39 mph or wind gusts 45-57 mph.
Limited...Sustained winds 20-29 mph or wind gusts 30 to 44 mph.


...USEFUL WEATHER WEB PAGES (URLS)...

NWS JAN Home page...
   www.weather.gov/jan
Stay Aware, Stay Safe NWS JAN Briefing Page...
   www.weather.gov/jan/safe
Latest Weather Briefing...
   www.weather.gov/jan/weather_briefing

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...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES...

Storm Prediction Center (SPC)...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/
Meso Analysis...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/
Day 1 through 3 Outlooks...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/
Storm Reports...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/online/
...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR FLOODING ISSUES...

Current Watches and Warnings...
   www.weather.gov/jan/safe_HeavyRain

Observed Precipitation Images...
   www.weather.gov/jan/precipmaps

River Forecast Center...
   www.weather.gov/lmrfc/
Significant River Flood Outlook...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/nationalfloodoutlook/index.html
Day 1 through 3 Excessive Rainfall...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/excess_rain.shtml
Excessive Rainfall Discussion...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/qpferd.html
Day 1 through 7 QPF...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/qpf2.shtml
QPF Discussion...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/qpfpfd.html



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