Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
348 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

Alcorn-Benton MS-Benton TN-Calhoun-Carroll-Chester-Chickasaw-Clay-
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348 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 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 of severe thunderstorms over portions
of northeast Arkansas north of Jonesboro. There is a Slight Risk
of severe thunderstorms west of the Mississippi River. There is a
Marginal Risk along and immediately east of the Mississippi River.

Scattered thunderstorms will be possible mainly west of the
Mississippi River today. Coverage of storms will increase late
tonight, with storms becoming widespread over eastern Arkansas and
the Missouri bootheel toward daybreak Sunday.

The primary severe weather risks are damaging winds, large hail
and persistent heavy rains sufficient to produce flash flooding.
An secondary risk of a tornado will exist mainly in the Enhanced
Risk area, mainly this evening and early overnight.

The risk for flash flooding will increase for eastern Arkansas and
the Missouri bootheel by late evening and persist through the

A wind advisory is in effect for portions of the Midsouth today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

There is a Slight Risk for severe thunderstorms over all of the
Midsouth Sunday. Primary risks will be damaging winds and heavy
rainfall sufficient to produce flash flooding. Secondary threats
will include large hail and isolated brief tornadoes.

Non-thunderstorm winds may reach advisory criteria on Sunday.


Spotter activation will likely be necessary through Sunday afternoon.



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