Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
331 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

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331 AM CST Tue Feb 28 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is an enhanced risk of severe weather this afternoon and
tonight west of a line from Forrest City, Arkansas to Martin,
Tennessee. There is a slight risk of severe weather tonight west
of a line from Clarksdale, Mississippi to Lexington, Tennessee.

There remains a conditional threat for severe thunderstorms across
areas along and west of the Mississippi River late this afternoon
and evening. Storms that develop at this time and could quickly
intensify to severe levels. Large hail, damaging winds, and
tornadoes can be expected with any severe storms that develop.

The potential for severe weather will increase later tonight as a
cold front approaches the region. As thunderstorms develop ahead
of the cold front, the main threat with these thunderstorms will
be damaging winds and large hail but isolated tornadoes will be

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

There is an enhanced risk of severe weather Wednesday morning east
of a line from Coffeeville, Mississippi to Savannah, Tennessee and
a slight risk of severe weather for the remainder of the Mid-South
east of the Mississippi River.

More severe thunderstorms will be possible ahead of the cold
front with damaging winds and large hail as the main threats. An
isolated tornado can not be ruled out.


Spotter activation will likely be needed late this afternoon
through Wednesday morning.


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