Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
354 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 2017

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354 PM CDT Thu Apr 27 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

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Severe thunderstorms will be possible across portions of the Mid-
South Friday night. The greatest potential for severe weather will
be north of Interstate 40. The primary hazards will be very large
hail and flash flooding. There is also a potential for damaging
winds and an isolated tornado.

There is a potential for severe thunderstorms on Saturday, but
much of the area will be capped. Again, this severe weather
threat will be greatest north of Interstate 40. More widespread
severe weather is anticipated late Saturday night and Sunday.
These storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and a few
tornadoes. Heavy rainfall is possible with these storms as well.

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for northeast Arkansas, the
Missouri Bootheel, and far northwest Tennessee. Rainfall totals
through the weekend are forecast to range from 4-6 inches in the
watch area, with generally 2-4 inches elsewhere across the
remainder of the Mid-South. Localized higher amounts can be

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


Spotter activation will likely be needed for Friday night into
the weekend in support of severe weather operations.


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