Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
319 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

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Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-
Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Attala-Winston-
Noxubee-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-
Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Claiborne-Copiah-
Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-
Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
319 PM CST Sat Feb 25 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Sunday

FIRE WEATHER
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...This afternoon and again Sunday

Extra caution is advised for open burning due to through the rest
of this afternoon and again during the day tomorrow due to
increased wind and lower humidity.

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

Severe thunderstorms are possible across the entire region on
Wednesday ahead of a frontal passage with severe thunderstorms
also possible in at least northwest Arklamiss Delta areas late
Tuesday into Tuesday night. At this time the main risks appear to
be damaging winds and hail although tornadoes cannot be ruled out.

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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 Tuesday
through Wednesday.

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FIRE WEATHER*
Extreme...Conditions well in excess of Red Flag Warning
 criteria with strong wind gusts greater than 40 mph. Fires
 will spread very quickly and wildfires are common. Fire
 control is very difficult, even for experienced firefighters.
Significant...Conditions meet minimum Red Flag Warnings
 criteria. Open burning should not be attempted as fires can
 quickly escape and become very difficult to control, even
 for experienced firefighters.
Elevated...Any open burning is discouraged due to increased
 wind, lower humidity, and recent dry conditions. Fires
 escape control more easily in these conditions and their
 containment can be difficult. Remember to heed any local
 burn bans that are in effect!
Limited...Extra caution is advised for open burning due to
 increased wind, lower humidity, or very dry conditions.
 Remember to heed any local burn bans that are in effect!


...USEFUL WEATHER WEB PAGES (URLS)...

NWS JAN Home page...
   www.weather.gov/jan
Stay Aware, Stay Safe NWS JAN Briefing Page...
   www.weather.gov/jan/safe
Latest Weather Briefing...
   www.weather.gov/jan/weather_briefing

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...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR FIRE WEATHER ISSUES...

Current Heat Information...
   www.weather.gov/jan/safe_ExtremeHeat

Fire Weather...
   www.weather.gov/jan/fireweather
Mississippi Forestry Commission...
   www.mfc.ms.gov/
Fire Weather Outlook...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/products/fire_wx/


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