Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Jackson MS
629 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

MSZ043-049-242200-
Ross Barnett Reservoir-
629 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...THE FORECAST FOR THE ROSS BARNETT RESERVOIR...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Windy. South winds 10 to 20 mph, increasing to 20 to
30 mph in the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms during the day. Waters choppy, with choppiest
waters in the upper reservoir, becoming very rough, with roughest
waters in the upper reservoir in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. South winds 20 to 25 mph shifting to the
southwest 10 to 20 mph after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms.
Waters rough, with roughest waters in the upper reservoir,
becoming choppy, with choppiest waters in the upper reservoir
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the east in the
afternoon. A chance of showers in the morning, then showers
likely in the afternoon. Cooler. Waters a moderate chop, with
choppiest waters in the lower reservoir, especially near the
spillway, becoming a light chop in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Showers in the
evening, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. Waters a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in
the west, especially near the spillway.

$$

MSZ030-031-242200-
Columbus Lake-
629 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...THE FORECAST FOR COLUMBUS LAKE...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TONIGHT...
...CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...

.TODAY...South winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning. A chance of
thunderstorms during the day. A chance of showers in the
afternoon. Waters choppy, with choppiest waters in the north.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the
southwest after midnight. A slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and thunderstorms
after midnight. Waters rough, with roughest waters in the north,
becoming rough, with roughest waters in the east after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the southeast 5 to
10 mph in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Cooler. Waters a
moderate chop, with choppiest waters in the south, becoming a
light chop in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north
after midnight. Showers in the evening, then showers likely after
midnight. Waters a light chop.

$$

MSZ052-242200-
Okatibbee Lake-
629 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...THE FORECAST FOR OKATIBBEE LAKE...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Breezy. South winds 10 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to
25 mph in the afternoon. A chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Waters a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in the north,
becoming rough, with roughest waters in the north in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the evening, then showers and
thunderstorms after midnight. Waters rough, with roughest waters
in the north.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Showers likely. Cooler.
Waters a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in the south.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Showers in the
evening, then showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms
after midnight. Waters a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in
the west.

$$

MSZ026-242200-
Grenada Lake-
629 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...THE FORECAST FOR GRENADA LAKE...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...
...CAUTION IS ADVISED TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Waters rough, with
roughest waters in the north.
.TONIGHT...South winds 15 to 20 mph shifting to the west 10 to
20 mph after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms. Waters choppy,
with choppiest waters in the north, becoming choppy, with
choppiest waters in the east after midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the east in the
afternoon. A slight chance of showers in the morning, then a
chance of showers in the afternoon. Cooler. Waters a moderate
chop, with choppiest waters in the south, becoming a light chop
in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north
after midnight. Showers likely in the evening, then a chance of
showers after midnight. Waters a light chop.

$$

ARZ075-LAZ009-016-MSZ018-034-040-047-242200-
Mississippi River and nearby lakes north of Interstate 20-
629 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...THE FORECAST FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND NEARBY LAKES NORTH
OF INTERSTATE 20...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...
...CAUTION IS ADVISED SUNDAY...

.TODAY...Windy. South winds 20 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in
the afternoon. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
the morning, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Waters very rough, with roughest waters in the north.
.TONIGHT...Windy. South winds 20 to 30 mph becoming west 10 to
20 mph after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms in the evening,
then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Waters
very rough, with roughest waters in the north, becoming choppy,
with choppiest waters in the east after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph shifting to the east
around 10 mph in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Cooler.
Waters choppy, with choppiest waters in the south, becoming a
light chop in the afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds around 10 mph shifting to the north
after midnight. Showers in the evening, then a chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Waters a
light chop, becoming a moderate chop, with choppiest waters in
the south after midnight.

$$

LAZ016-025-026-MSZ047-053-059-060-242200-
Mississippi River and nearby lakes south of Interstate 20-
629 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...THE FORECAST FOR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND NEARBY LAKES SOUTH
OF INTERSTATE 20...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...
...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED TODAY...TONIGHT...

.TODAY...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms during the day. Waters rough, with
roughest waters in the north.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. South winds 15 to 25 mph shifting to the west
10 to 20 mph after midnight. Showers and thunderstorms. Waters
rough, with roughest waters in the north, becoming choppy, with
choppiest waters in the east after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Showers likely and a
slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers in
the afternoon. Cooler. Waters a moderate chop, with choppiest
waters in the west.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Showers in the
evening. A slight chance of thunderstorms during the night.
Showers likely after midnight. Waters a moderate chop, with
choppiest waters in the south.

$$



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