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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
454 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

ARZ074-075-LAZ007-008-015-271000-
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-Richland-
454 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Moderate
TIMING...Tonight

Windy conditions are expected this afternoon and early evening.
Southerly winds may gust up to 40 to 45 mph, and this can bring
limbs down and cause difficult travel for high profile vehicles.

A squall line is expected to move into the area late this
afternoon and exit the area before midnight. Severe storms
capable of damaging winds in excess of 70 mph, hail larger than
golf ball size, and tornadoes will be possible. A strong tornado
cannot be ruled out.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are possible within the
region this weekend, especially late Saturday night through
Sunday. This potential weather event is still several days away
and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later
forecasts.

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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 will be needed tonight and may be needed again Saturday
night through Sunday.

$$

LAZ009-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025>027-034>036-040>042-047-271000-
East Carroll-Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-
Bolivar-Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-Washington-Humphreys-
Holmes-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Warren-
454 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Enhanced
TIMING...Tonight

Windy conditions are expected this afternoon and early evening.
Southerly winds may gust up to 40 to 45 mph, and this can bring
limbs down and cause difficult travel for high profile vehicles.

A squall line is expected to move into the area early this evening
and exit the area by midnight. Severe storms capable of damaging
winds, hail up to golf ball size, and tornadoes will be possible.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are possible within the
region this weekend, especially late Saturday night through
Sunday. This potential weather event is still several days away
and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later
forecasts.

(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 may be needed for portions of the region tonight
and Saturday night through Sunday.

$$

MSZ029>033-037>039-044>046-049>052-054>059-061>066-072>074-271000-
Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-
Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Copiah-
Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Franklin MS-Lincoln-
Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
454 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Slight
TIMING...Tonight

Breezy conditions are expected this afternoon and evening.
Southerly winds may gust up to 35 mph, and this may cause
difficult travel for high profile vehicles.

A squall line is expected to move across the area tonight. Severe
storms capable of damaging winds, quarter sized hail, and a few
tornadoes will be possible.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are possible within the
region this weekend, especially late Saturday night through
Sunday. This potential weather event is still several days away
and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later
forecasts.

(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 may be needed for portions of the region tonight
and Saturday night through Sunday.

$$

MSZ028-043-048-053-271000-
Montgomery-Madison MS-Hinds-Claiborne-
454 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Enhanced
TIMING...Tonight

Breezy conditions are expected this afternoon and evening.
Southerly winds may gust up to 35 mph, and this may cause
difficult travel for high profile vehicles.

A squall line is expected to move across the area tonight. Severe
storms capable of damaging winds, hail up to golf ball size, and
tornadoes will be possible.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are possible within the
region this weekend, especially late Saturday night through
Sunday. This potential weather event is still several days away
and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later
forecasts.

(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 may be needed for portions of the region tonight
and Saturday night through Sunday.

$$

MSZ060-271000-
Adams-
454 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southwest
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Slight
TIMING...Tonight

Windy conditions are expected this afternoon and early evening.
Southerly winds may gust up to 40 to 45 mph, and this can bring
limbs down and cause difficult travel for high profile vehicles.

A squall line is expected to move into the area early this evening
and exit the area by midnight. Severe storms capable of damaging
winds, quarter sized hail, and a few tornadoes will be possible.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Severe thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are possible within the
region this weekend, especially late Saturday night through
Sunday. This potential weather event is still several days away
and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later
forecasts.

(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 may be needed for portions of the region tonight
and Saturday night through Sunday.

$$

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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.

*NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS*
Extreme...Sustained winds 50 mph or greater or wind gusts 65 mph
 or greater.
Significant...Sustained winds 40-49 mph or wind gusts 58-64 mph.
Elevated...Sustained winds 30-39 mph or wind gusts 45-57 mph.
Limited...Sustained winds 20-29 mph or wind gusts 30 to 44 mph.


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