Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1210 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Bolivar-
Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Washington-
Humphreys-Holmes-Attala-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Jones-
1210 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...The rest of Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

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

.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 Wednesday.

$$

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Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Winston-Noxubee-Madison MS-Leake-
Neshoba-Kemper-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Jasper-Clarke-
1210 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...The rest of Today and Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Marginal
TIMING...remainder of today

Isolated severe storms will bring the risk of some damaging winds
and locally heavy rainfall.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

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

.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 the rest
of today.

$$

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Richland-Madison LA-Franklin LA-Concordia-Adams-Franklin MS-
Lincoln-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
1210 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...The rest of Today and Tonight

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...remainder of today

Heat stress is possible today as afternoon temperatures in the
lower 90s combine with high humidity to produce heat indices near
105 degrees.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday
Maximum heat index values near 105 degrees are possible in areas
along and west of Interstate 55 on Friday.


.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 Wednesday.

$$

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Catahoula-Tensas-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-
Smith-Jefferson-
1210 PM CDT Thu Aug 17 2017

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

.DAY ONE...The rest of Today and Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Marginal
TIMING...remainder of today

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...remainder of today

Isolated severe storms will bring the risk of some damaging winds
and locally heavy rainfall.Heat stress is possible today as
afternoon temperatures in the lower 90s combine with high humidity
to produce heat indices near 105 degrees.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

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

.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 the rest
of today.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS*
High...Significant severe thunderstorms are expected.
Moderate...Severe storms expected with significant
 severe weather possible.
Enhanced...Severe storms expected.
Slight...Severe storms possible.
Marginal...Isolated severe storms possible.

*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.


...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...
   www.weather.gov/jan/weather_briefing

Tropical page...
   www.weather.gov/jan/tropical
National Hurricane Center Home Page...
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...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES...

Storm Prediction Center (SPC)...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/
Meso Analysis...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/
Day 1 through 3 Outlooks...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/
Storm Reports...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/online/



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