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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
434 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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434 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Friday

FLOODING
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Friday

An elevated threat for flash flooding exists for the Delta region
from Friday into early Monday morning due to periods of heavy
rainfall falling on soaked ground.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday night through Wednesday

An elevated threat for flash flooding exists for the Delta region
from Friday into early Monday morning due to periods of heavy
rainfall falling on soaked ground.

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Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph with wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph
are expected for extreme southeast Arkansas, portions of east
central Mississippi, portions of southwest Mississippi, west
central Mississippi, central Mississippi, northeast Louisiana, and
all of north central Mississippi Saturday through Saturday night.

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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.

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434 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Friday

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Friday

Locally heavy rainfall will be possible for portions 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.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday night through Wednesday

Locally heavy rainfall will be possible for portions 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.

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Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph with wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph
are expected for extreme southeast Arkansas, portions of east
central Mississippi, portions of southwest Mississippi, west
central Mississippi, central Mississippi, northeast Louisiana, and
all of north central Mississippi Saturday through Saturday night.

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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/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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434 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Friday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday night through Wednesday

Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph with wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph
are expected for extreme southeast Arkansas, portions of east
central Mississippi, portions of southwest Mississippi, west
central Mississippi, central Mississippi, northeast Louisiana, and
all of north central Mississippi Saturday through Saturday night.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image4.png)

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/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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