Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Memphis TN
1012 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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1012 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of East Arkansas...
the Missouri Bootheel...North Mississippi...and West Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms across areas
along and west of the Mississippi River, a slight risk of severe
thunderstorms further east over the remainder of West Tennessee
and Northeast Mississippi. The time of greatest threat for severe
thunderstorms will be late this afternoon into early evening west
of the Mississippi River, early to mid evening along the
Mississippi River, and late evening into the early morning hours
over the remainder of the Mid-South. The primary severe weather
hazards will be large hail, and damaging winds, and a tornadoes. A
Tornado Watch is in effect for much of the area west of the
Mississippi River through 5 PM. Localized heavy rainfall will
also be possible.

A Wind Advisory has been issued for portions of East Arkansas
and Northwest Mississippi this afternoon into early this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Additional severe thunderstorms are expected Friday night with an
enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms north of I-40, a slight
risk for severe thunderstorms along the I-40 corridor, and
marginal risk for severe thunderstorms across most of North

Additional severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall is possible
into the upcoming weekend. This heavy rainfall may lead to flash
flooding and river flooding as rainfall totals may reach 4-7
inches with localized amounts up to 9 inches possible, especially
over Northeast Arkansas.

Please continue to monitor the latest forecasts for updates
regarding this severe weather potential into the upcoming weekend.


Spotter activation will likely be needed late this afternoon into
tonight and again for Friday into the weekend in support of
severe weather operations.


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