Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Memphis TN
342 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Alcorn-Benton MS-Benton TN-Calhoun-Carroll-Chester-Chickasaw-Clay-
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342 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of East Arkansas...
the Missouri Bootheel...North Mississippi...and West Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

There is an enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms across areas
along and west of the Mississippi River and a slight risk of
severe thunderstorms over the remainder of West Tennessee and
Northeast Mississippi. The time of greatest threat for severe
thunderstorms will be late this afternoon into early evening west
of the Mississippi River and during the early to mid-evening
hours to the east. The primary severe weather hazards will be
large hail and damaging winds. An isolated tornado will be
possible through early evening. In addition, localized heavy
rainfall may result in flash flooding.

A Wind Advisory has been issued for portions of east-central
Arkansas and northwest Mississippi through 7 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Additional severe thunderstorms are expected Friday night with an
enhanced risk for severe thunderstorms north of I-40. Severe
weather will be possible across most of the Mid-South, but will be
most likely north of Interstate 40.

Additional severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall are possible
into the upcoming weekend. This heavy rainfall may lead to flash
flooding and river flooding as rainfall totals may reach 3-6
inches with localized higher amounts possible, especially over
northeast Arkansas.

Please continue to monitor the latest forecasts for updates
regarding this severe weather potential into the upcoming weekend.


Spotter activation will likely be needed late this afternoon into
tonight and again for Friday into the weekend in support of
severe weather operations.


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