Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
451 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017

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451 AM CDT Sat May 27 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

An initial round of severe thunderstorms is expected this morning
across northeast Arkansas, the Missouri Bootheel, west Tennessee,
and portions of far northern Mississippi. Damaging winds and large
hail are expected with a line of storms moving across the region.
These storms should exit our eastern areas by early afternoon.

For later this evening and tonight, there is a Moderate Risk for
severe thunderstorms north of a line from Jonesboro, Arkansas, to
Dyersburg, Tennessee, to Martin, Tennessee. There is an Enhanced
Risk for severe thunderstorms south of the Moderate risk and north
of a line from Marvell, Arkansas, to Hernando, Mississippi, to
Savannah, Tennessee. The Enhanced Risk area includes the Memphis
Metropolitan Area. The primary severe weather threat will be
damaging winds, which may be widespread and significant. In
addition, large hail and isolated tornadoes are also possible. The
primary timing for severe weather will be later this evening and

A Slight Risk for severe weather remains across the remainder of
the area. Although not as widespread, the potential will exist for
severe storms in these locations tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

There is a Slight Risk for Severe Thunderstorms across the entire
Mid South on Sunday and Sunday night. The primary severe weather
risks during this period will be damaging winds and large hail.


Spotter activation will likely be needed today through Sunday



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