Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
312 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
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Yazoo-Madison MS-Warren-Hinds-Claiborne-Copiah-Jefferson-Adams-
Franklin MS-Lincoln-
312 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Saturday

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Saturday

Temperatures in the low to mid 90s are expected to combine with
dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s to result in heat index values
ranging from 105-109 degrees from 11AM til 7PM. Exposure to these
conditions raise the likelihood of heat related illnesses.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday night through Thursday

Temperatures in the low to mid 90s are expected to combine with
dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s again Sunday. This will result
in heat index values ranging from 105-109 degrees from 11AM til
7PM. Exposure to these conditions will raise the likelihood of
heat related illnesses again.

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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 is not expected through next Thursday.

$$

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Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-
Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Rankin-Scott-Newton-
Lauderdale-Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-
Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
312 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Saturday

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Saturday

Temperatures in the low to mid 90s are expected to combine with
dewpoints in the low to mid 70s to result in heat index values
ranging from 102-105 degrees mainly during the afternoon.
Prolonged exposure to these conditions raise the likelihood of
heat related illnesses.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday night through Thursday

Temperatures in the low to mid 90s are expected to combine with
dewpoints in the low to mid 70s to result in heat index values
ranging from 102-105 degrees mainly during the afternoon.
Prolonged exposure to these conditions raise the likelihood of
heat related illnesses.

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

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Thursday.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*EXCESSIVE HEAT*
Extreme...Maximum heat index greater than 110 degrees for 3 or
 more days in a row and/or air temperatures greater than 107
 degrees.
Significant...Maximum heat index greater than 110 degrees
 and/or air temperatures greater than 105 degrees.
Elevated...Maximum heat index 105 to 110 degrees and/or air
 temperatures greater than 103 degrees.
Limited...Maximum heat index near 105 degrees and/or air
 temperatures 100 to 103 degrees.


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