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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

ARZ074-LAZ007-MSZ026>028-171230-
Ashley-Morehouse-Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SNOW
THREAT...Significant
TIMING...Today

WIND CHILL DANGER
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Tonight

HARD FREEZE
THREAT...Significant
TIMING...Tonight

Light snow through midday will bring total accumulations of 1 to 3
inches with hazardous driving conditions expected as cold
temperatures allow snow to efficiently stick to most road
surfaces.

Temperatures will remain below freezing throughout the day,
actually falling as the day progresses, with lows tonight in the
lower teens. Minimum wind chills tonight will generally range from
0 to 5 degrees.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Hard freeze conditions, with lows below 15 degrees and highs
below 32 degrees are likely to continue for extreme southeast
Arkansas, portions of northeast Louisiana, portions of central
Mississippi, portions of west central Mississippi, portions of
east central Mississippi, and all of north central Mississippi
through Wednesday night.

Wind chills should recover out of the single digits by midday
Wednesday.

(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 is not expected through next Monday.

$$

ARZ075-LAZ008-MSZ018-019-025-034-035-171230-
Chicot-West Carroll-Bolivar-Sunflower-Leflore-Washington-
Humphreys-
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 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

SNOW
THREAT...Significant
TIMING...Today

WIND CHILL DANGER
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Mainly Tonight

HARD FREEZE
THREAT...Significant
TIMING...Tonight

Light snow through midday will bring total accumulations of 2 to
3 inches with hazardous driving conditions expected as cold
temperatures allow snow to efficiently stick to most road
surfaces.

Temperatures will remain below freezing throughout the day,
actually falling as the day progresses, with lows tonight in the
lower teens. Wind chills today into this evening will be in the
single digits at most times with minimum wind chills late tonight
ranging from 0 to 5 degrees.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Hard freeze conditions, with lows below 15 degrees and highs
below 32 degrees are likely to continue for extreme southeast
Arkansas, portions of northeast Louisiana, portions of central
Mississippi, portions of west central Mississippi, portions of
east central Mississippi, and all of north central Mississippi
through Wednesday night.

Wind chills should recover out of the single digits by midday
Wednesday.

(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 is not expected through next Monday.

$$

LAZ015-016-023-MSZ029>033-036>039-042>045-047>051-171230-
Richland-Madison LA-Franklin LA-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-
Oktibbeha-Holmes-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-
Neshoba-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SNOW
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

WIND CHILL DANGER
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Tonight

HARD FREEZE
THREAT...Significant
TIMING...Tonight

Light snow this morning into this afternoon will bring total
accumulations ranging from a half inch to one and a half inches.
Hazardous driving conditions are expected as cold temperatures
allow snow to efficiently stick to most road surfaces, especially
bridges and overpasses.

Temperatures will fall below freezing through the morning hours,
remaining below freezing the remainder of the day. Lows tonight
will be in the lower to middle teens. Minimum wind chills tonight
will generally range from 0 to 5 degrees.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Hard freeze conditions, with lows near to a little below 15
degrees and highs near to slightly below 32 degrees, are likely
through Wednesday night.

Wind chills should recover out of the single digits by midday
Wednesday.

(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 is not expected through next Monday.

$$

LAZ009-MSZ040-041-171230-
East Carroll-Issaquena-Sharkey-
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SNOW
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

WIND CHILL DANGER
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Mainly Tonight

HARD FREEZE
THREAT...Significant
TIMING...Tonight

Light snow through midday will bring total accumulations of 1 to
3 inches with hazardous driving conditions expected as cold
temperatures allow snow to efficiently stick to most road
surfaces.

Temperatures will remain below freezing throughout the day,
actually falling as the day progresses, with lows tonight in the
lower teens. Wind chills today into this evening will be in the
single digits at most times with minimum wind chills late tonight
ranging from 0 to 5 degrees.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Hard freeze conditions, with lows below 15 degrees and highs
below 32 degrees are likely to continue for extreme southeast
Arkansas, portions of northeast Louisiana, portions of central
Mississippi, portions of west central Mississippi, portions of
east central Mississippi, and all of north central Mississippi
through Wednesday night.

Wind chills should recover out of the single digits by midday
Wednesday.

(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 is not expected through next Monday.

$$

MSZ046-052-171230-
Kemper-Lauderdale-
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of east central
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SNOW
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today

WIND CHILL DANGER
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Tonight

HARD FREEZE
THREAT...Significant
TIMING...Tonight

Light snow later this morning into this afternoon will bring
total accumulations ranging from a half to one inch. Difficult
driving conditions are expected as cold temperatures allow snow to
efficiently stick to at least bridges and overpasses.

Temperatures will fall below freezing through the morning hours,
remaining below freezing the remainder of the day. Lows tonight
will be in the lower to middle teens. Minimum wind chills tonight
will generally range from 0 to 5 degrees.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Hard freeze conditions, with lows near to a little below 15
degrees and highs near to slightly below 32 degrees, are likely
through Wednesday night.

Wind chills should recover out of the single digits by midday
Wednesday.

(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 is not expected through next Monday.

$$

LAZ024>026-MSZ053>056-059>063-171230-
Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-Smith-
Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SNOW
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

WIND CHILL DANGER
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Tonight

HARD FREEZE
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Tonight

Light snow starting later this morning into midday and lasting
through the afternoon will bring total accumulations ranging from
a half inch to one and a half inches. Hazardous driving
conditions are expected as cold temperatures allow snow to
efficiently stick to road surfaces, especially bridges and
overpasses.

Temperatures will fall below freezing through midday, remaining
below freezing the remainder of the day. Lows tonight will be in
the teens. Minimum wind chills tonight will generally range from
5 to 9 degrees.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Hard freeze conditions, with lows in the teens and highs near to
slightly above 32 degrees, are likely through Wednesday night.

Wind chills should recover out of the single digits by late
morning Wednesday.

(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 is not expected through next Monday.

$$

MSZ057-058-064-065-171230-
Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson Davis-Covington-
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SNOW
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today

WIND CHILL DANGER
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Tonight

HARD FREEZE
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Tonight

Light snow starting late this morning into early afternoon and
lasting through early this evening will bring total accumulations
ranging from a half to one inch. Difficult driving conditions are
expected as cold temperatures allow snow to efficiently stick to
at least bridges and overpasses.

Temperatures will fall below freezing through midday, remaining
below freezing the remainder of the day. Lows tonight will be in
the teens. Minimum wind chills tonight will generally range from
5 to 9 degrees.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Hard freeze conditions, with lows in the teens and highs near to
slightly above 32 degrees, are likely through Wednesday night.

Wind chills should recover out of the single digits by late
morning Wednesday.

(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 is not expected through next Monday.

$$

MSZ066-072>074-171230-
Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
616 AM CST Tue Jan 16 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of south central
Mississippi, and southeast Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SNOW
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today through Tonight

WIND CHILL DANGER
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Tonight

HARD FREEZE
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Tonight

Light snow starting midday through mid afternoon and lasting
through mid evening will bring total accumulations ranging from a
half to one inch. Difficult driving conditions are expected as
cold temperatures allow snow to efficiently stick to at least
bridges and overpasses.

Temperatures will fall below freezing by early this afternoon.
Lows tonight will be in the teens. Minimum wind chills tonight
will generally range from 5 to 9 degrees.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Hard freeze conditions, with lows in the teens and highs near to
slightly above 32 degrees, are likely through Wednesday night.

Wind chills should recover out of the single digits by late
morning Wednesday.

(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 is not expected through next Monday.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*SNOW*
Extreme...Roads impassable and widespread power outages likely.
Significant...Dangerous travel conditions and numerous power
 outages possible.
Elevated...Difficult travel conditions and sporadic power
 outages possible.
Limited...Bridges may be snow-covered.

*WIND CHILL DANGER*
Extreme...Wind chill temperatures lower than -15 degrees F.
Significant...Wind chills between -5 and -14 degrees.
Elevated...Wind chills between -5 and 5 degrees.
Limited...Wind chills between 5 and 8 degrees.

*HARD FREEZE*
Extreme...Lows below 10 degrees and highs below 32 degrees
 likely.
Significant...Lows below 15 degrees and highs below 32 degrees
 likely.
Elevated...Lows below 20 degrees and highs near or below 32
 likely.
Limited...Lows below 20 degrees and highs near or below 32
 degrees possible.


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