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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
539 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025>029-032-
034>037-040>044-047>050-053>055-059>063-011045-
ASHLEY-CHICOT-MOREHOUSE-WEST CARROLL-EAST CARROLL-RICHLAND-
MADISON LA-FRANKLIN LA-CATAHOULA-TENSAS-CONCORDIA-BOLIVAR-
SUNFLOWER-LEFLORE-GRENADA-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-WEBSTER-CHOCTAW-
WASHINGTON-HUMPHREYS-HOLMES-ATTALA-ISSAQUENA-SHARKEY-YAZOO-
MADISON MS-LEAKE-WARREN-HINDS-RANKIN-SCOTT-CLAIBORNE-COPIAH-
SIMPSON-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-LAWRENCE-
539 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS...NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...AND CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FLOODING
THREAT...ELEVATED
TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...LATE MORNING THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON

A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. SOME OF
THESE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE, CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS AND QUARTER TO GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL. A TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED
OUT.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=1)

PERIOD OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM LATER THIS MORNING THROUGH
TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS OF UP TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. LOCALIZED FLOODING OF
ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS IS EXPECTED.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=2)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO SUNDAY,
MAINLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM JONESVILLE LA TO JACKSON TO MACON. THIS
WILL PROLONG THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTH MISSISSIPPI.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=2)

.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 TODAY.

$$

MSZ030-031-033-038-039-045-046-051-052-056>058-064>066-072>074-
011045-
CLAY-LOWNDES-OKTIBBEHA-WINSTON-NOXUBEE-NESHOBA-KEMPER-NEWTON-
LAUDERDALE-SMITH-JASPER-CLARKE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-JONES-
MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-
539 AM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN
MISSISSIPPI, INCLUDING THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE AND THE PINE BELT.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FLOODING
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...LIMITED
TIMING...LATE AFTERNOON

A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON.
SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BECOME SEVERE, CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
DAMAGING WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER TO GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL. A TORNADO
CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=1)

PERIOD OF HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TONIGHT. RAINFALL TOTALS OF UP TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
AREA, WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. LOCALIZED FLOODING OF
ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS IS EXPECTED.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=2)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE INTO SUNDAY,
MAINLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM JONESVILLE LA TO JACKSON TO MACON. THIS
WILL PROLONG THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED FLOODING ACROSS PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL LOUISIANA AND SOUTH MISSISSIPPI.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=2)

.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 TODAY.

$$

DL

&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS*
EXTREME...CONFIDENT IN SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH WIND GUSTS OF
 75 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 2 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.
SIGNIFICANT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WITH WIND GUSTS OF
 75 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 2 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.
ELEVATED...CONFIDENT IN SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH WINDS GUSTS OF
 60 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 1 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.
LIMITED...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WITH WIND GUSTS OF 60
 MPH OR GREATER AND/OR 1 INCH DIAMETER OR LARGER HAIL.

*FLOODING*
EXTREME...CONFIDENT IN SIGNIFICANT FLOODING.
SIGNIFICANT...SIGNIFICANT FLOODING POSSIBLE.
ELEVATED...CONFIDENT IN FLOODING.
LIMITED...FLOODING POSSIBLE.


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

NWS JAN HOME PAGE...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN
STAY AWARE, STAY SAFE NWS JAN BRIEFING PAGE...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN/?N=SAFE
FIND NWS JAN ON FACEBOOK...
   WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSJACKSONMS
FOLLOW NWS JAN ON TWITTER...
   @NWSJACKSONMS

...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES...

STORM PREDICTION CENTER (SPC)...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/
SPC...MESO ANALYSIS...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/EXPER/MESOANALYSIS/NEW/#
SPC...DAY 1 THROUGH 3 OUTLOOKS...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/PRODUCTS/OUTLOOK/
SPC...STORM REPORTS...
   WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV/CLIMO/
NWS JAN CURRENT SVR/TOR WATCHES...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/RTIMAGES/JAN/WATCH/TOASVA.PNG

   PLEASE CONVERT ALL WEB ADDRESSES TO LOWER CASE BEFORE ENTERING!



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