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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
513 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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513 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today through Tonight

An elevated threat for flash flooding exists for the Delta region
today and tonight due to periods of heavy rainfall falling on
soaked ground.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

An elevated threat for flash flooding will continue over the
Delta through Monday morning, due to periods of heavy rainfall
falling on soaked ground.

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Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph with wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph
are expected for extreme southeast Arkansas, portions of east
central Mississippi, portions of southwest Mississippi, west
central Mississippi, central Mississippi, northeast Louisiana, and
all of north central Mississippi Saturday through Saturday night.

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There is an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms capable of
producing damaging wind gusts, quarter sized hail and tornadoes
for portions of the delta Saturday night into early Sunday
morning.

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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 Saturday
night.

$$

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513 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today through Tonight

Locally heavy rainfall will be possible for portions of the
outlook area where a limited threat for flash flooding exists,
primarily for areas along and north of the I-20 corridor.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Locally heavy rainfall will continue to be possible through
Monday morning, for portions of the outlook area where a limited
threat for flash flooding exists, primarily for areas along and
north of the I-20 corridor.

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Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph with wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph
are expected for extreme southeast Arkansas, portions of east
central Mississippi, portions of southwest Mississippi, west
central Mississippi, central Mississippi, northeast Louisiana, and
all of north central Mississippi Saturday through Saturday night.

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A slight risk for severe thunderstorms capable of producing
damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes exists, generally along
and north of the Interstate 20 corridor for mainly Saturday night
into early Sunday morning. A marginal risk for a few severe storms
capable of producing damaging wind gusts exists generally south of
Interstate 20 for the same time.

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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 Saturday
night.

$$

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513 AM CST Fri Feb 23 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph with wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph
are expected for extreme southeast Arkansas, portions of east
central Mississippi, portions of southwest Mississippi, west
central Mississippi, central Mississippi, northeast Louisiana, and
all of north central Mississippi Saturday through Saturday night.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image4.png)

A slight risk for severe thunderstorms capable of producing
damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes exists generally along
and north of the Interstate 20 corridor for mainly Saturday night
into early Sunday morning. A marginal risk for a few severe storms
capable of producing damaging wind gusts exists generally south of
Interstate 20 for the same time.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image3.png)

.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 Saturday
night.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FLOODING*
Extreme...Confident in significant flooding.
Significant...Significant flooding possible.
Elevated...Confident in flooding.
Limited...Flooding possible.


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River Forecast Center...
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Significant River Flood Outlook...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/nationalfloodoutlook/index.html
Day 1 through 3 Excessive Rainfall...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/excess_rain.shtml
Excessive Rainfall Discussion...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/qpferd.html
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   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/qpf2.shtml
QPF Discussion...
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