Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
952 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025-034>036-
040>042-047-171500-
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Sunflower-Leflore-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Issaquena-Sharkey-
Yazoo-Warren-
952 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today

Heat stress will be a concern as afternoon temperatures in the
lower 90s combine with high humidity to produce heat indices near
105 degrees, mainly in the ArkLaMiss Delta.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Maximum heat index values between near 105 degrees and 109
degrees are possible in areas along and west of Interstate 55 on
Thursday.

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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 is not expected through next Tuesday.

$$

MSZ032-037>039-043>046-048>066-072>074-171500-
Choctaw-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-
Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-
Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-
Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
952 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today

High moisture & slow moving thunderstorms will bring the risk for
locally heavy downpours & heavy rainfall. Due to some heavy rain
yesterday & not much break overall in rainfall, some flash
flooding could be possible, especially in areas that storms train
& linger.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Maximum heat index values between near 105 degrees and 109
degrees are possible in areas along and west of Interstate 55 on
Thursday.

(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 is not expected through next Tuesday.

$$

MSZ026>031-033-171500-
Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Oktibbeha-
952 AM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Maximum heat index values between near 105 degrees and 109
degrees are possible in areas along and west of Interstate 55 on
Thursday.

(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 is not expected through next Tuesday.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*EXCESSIVE HEAT*
Extreme...Maximum heat index greater than 110 degrees for 3 or
 more days in a row and/or air temperatures greater than 107
 degrees.
Significant...Maximum heat index greater than 110 degrees
 and/or air temperatures greater than 105 degrees.
Elevated...Maximum heat index 105 to 110 degrees and/or air
 temperatures greater than 103 degrees.
Limited...Maximum heat index near 105 degrees and/or air
 temperatures 100 to 103 degrees.

*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...
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Stay Aware, Stay Safe NWS JAN Briefing Page...
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Latest Weather Briefing...
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Tropical page...
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Find NWS JAN on Facebook...
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...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR FLOODING ISSUES...

Current Watches and Warnings...
   www.weather.gov/jan/safe_HeavyRain

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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