Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
834 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

ARZ074-075-LAZ007-MSZ018-270245-
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-Bolivar-
834 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

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

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday night through Saturday

There is a slight risk for severe weather over portions of the
Delta region, as we go into mid week, particularly around the
Wednesday night time frame. Please continue to monitor future
outlooks, for more details concerning this potential severe
weather event.

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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 may be needed for portions of the region Wednesday
night.

$$

LAZ008-009-015-016-023>026-MSZ019-025>060-270245-
West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-Madison LA-Franklin LA-
Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-
Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Washington-
Humphreys-Holmes-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-
Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-
Lauderdale-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-
Adams-
834 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

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

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...remainder of tonight

Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected through the
night, especially through midnight. Additional rainfall of one to
two inches, with locally higher amounts possible, will result in
the potential for flash flooding in low lying and poor drainage
areas, as well as further add to already high river stages across
the outlook area.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday night through Saturday...

There is a slight risk for severe weather over portions of the
Delta region, as we go into mid week, particularly around the
Wednesday night time frame. Please continue to monitor future
outlooks, for more details concerning this potential severe
weather event.

(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 Wednesday
night.

$$

MSZ061>066-072>074-270245-
Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-
Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
834 PM CST Sun Feb 25 2018

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

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

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

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...remainder of tonight

Periods of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected through the
night, especially through midnight. Additional rainfall of one to
two inches, with locally higher amounts possible, will result in
the potential for flash flooding in low lying and poor drainage
areas, as well as further add to already high river stages across
the outlook area.

In addition, an isolated severe thunderstorm or two will be
possible overnight with the main risk being damaging wind gusts.
Keep in mind that a brief tornado cannot be completely ruled out.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday night through Saturday...

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.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 tonight.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FLOODING*
Extreme...Confident in significant flooding.
Significant...Significant flooding possible.
Elevated...Confident in flooding.
Limited...Flooding possible.

*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.


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

NWS JAN Home page...
   www.weather.gov/jan
Stay Aware, Stay Safe NWS JAN Briefing Page...
   www.weather.gov/jan/safe
Latest Weather Briefing...
   www.weather.gov/jan/weather_briefing

Find NWS JAN on Facebook...
   www.facebook.com/NWSJacksonMS
Follow NWS JAN on Twitter...
   @NWSJacksonMS
Follow NWS JAN on Youtube...
   www.youtube.com/user/NWSJacksonMiss

...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
...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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