Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
407 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

ARZ074-075-MSZ018-212215-
Ashley-Chicot-Bolivar-
407 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast
Arkansas, and northwest Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Wednesday

FLOODING
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Wednesday

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall beginning
Wednesday afternoon will bring the potential for flash flooding.
3-5" of rain with locally higher amounts expected.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday night through Monday

Heavy rainfall and flash flooding potential will continue through
Thursday morning.

Severe thunderstorms are possible across the region late Saturday
afternoon through early Sunday morning. This potential weather
event is still several days away and the timing and impacts will
likely be adjusted in later forecasts. The main threat will be for
damaging winds and a few tornadoes.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.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 through Sunday.

$$

LAZ007>009-015-016-023-MSZ019-025-026-034-035-040-041-212215-
Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-Madison LA-
Franklin LA-Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Washington-Humphreys-
Issaquena-Sharkey-
407 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Wednesday

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Wednesday

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms with heavy rainfall beginning
Wednesday afternoon will bring the potential for flash flooding.
2-4" of rain with locally higher amounts expected.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday night through Monday

Heavy rainfall and flash flooding potential will continue through
Thursday morning.

Severe thunderstorms are possible across the region late Saturday
afternoon through early Sunday morning. This potential weather
event is still several days away and the timing and impacts will
likely be adjusted in later forecasts. The main threat will be for
damaging winds and a few tornadoes.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.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 through Sunday.

$$

LAZ024>026-MSZ027>033-036>039-042>066-072>074-212215-
Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-
Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Holmes-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-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-
407 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Wednesday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday night through Monday

Severe thunderstorms are possible across the region late Saturday
afternoon through early Sunday morning. This potential weather
event is still several days away and the timing and impacts will
likely be adjusted in later forecasts. The main threat will be for
damaging winds and a few tornadoes.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.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 through Sunday.

$$

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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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...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR FLOODING ISSUES...

Current Watches and Warnings...
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Observed Precipitation Images...
   www.weather.gov/jan/precipmaps

River Forecast Center...
   www.weather.gov/lmrfc/
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
Day 1 through 7 QPF...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/qpf2.shtml
QPF Discussion...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/qpfpfd.html



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