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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
630 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

ARZ053-055>057-062>069-251200-
Clark-Grant-Jefferson-Arkansas-Dallas-Cleveland-Lincoln-Desha-
Ouachita-Calhoun-Bradley-Drew-
Including the cities of Arkadelphia, Gurdon, Amity, Okolona,
Sheridan, Prattsville, Poyen, Leola, Pine Bluff, Humphrey,
Redfield, Altheimer, Stuttgart, De Witt, Gillett, Saint Charles,
Fordyce, Princeton, Manning, Sparkman, Kingsland, Rison,
Mount Elba, Rye, Star City, Gould, Grady, Garrett Bridge, Dumas,
Mcgehee, Rohwer, Arkansas City, Camden, Bearden, Chidester,
Stephens, Hampton, Thornton, Tinsman, Harrell, Warren, Hermitage,
Moro Bay, Banks, Vick, Monticello, Lacey, Collins, Montongo,
and Wilmar
630 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...POSSIBLE FREEZING TEMPERATURES SATURDAY NIGHT...

THE COLD AIRMASS WILL SETTLE IN OVER ARKANSAS SATURDAY NIGHT AND
DROP LOWS TO THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 20S OVER THE NORTH...WHILE THE
UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S IN CENTRAL AND SOUTH PARTS OF ARKANSAS. THE
FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL LAST A FEW HOURS. DUE TO THE RECENT
VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...MANY PLANTS HAVE BEGUN TO BLOOM. EXTRA
CAUTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO MINIMIZE THE AFFECT OF THE COLD
TEMPERATURES ON SENSITIVE PLANTS AND OUTDOOR PETS.

$$

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
630 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052-054-251200-
Boone-Marion-Baxter-Fulton-Sharp-Newton-Searcy-Stone-Izard-
Independence-Johnson-Pope-Van Buren-Cleburne-Jackson-Logan-Conway-
Faulkner-White-Woodruff-Scott-Yell-Perry-Polk-Montgomery-Garland-
Saline-Pulaski-Lonoke-Prairie-Monroe-Pike-Hot Spring-
Including the cities of Harrison, Omaha, Lead Hill, Bull Shoals,
Flippin, Yellville, Summit, Mountain Home, Norfork, Gassville,
Mammoth Spring, Viola, Salem, Cave City, Ash Flat, Hardy, Jasper,
Western Grove, Deer, Marshall, Leslie, Gilbert, Mountain View,
Fox, Timbo, Allison, Horseshoe Bend, Melbourne, Calico Rock,
Oxford, Batesville, Oil Trough, Pleasant Plains, Clarksville,
Ozone, Coal Hill, Russellville, Hector, Pelsor, Dover,
Fairfield Bay, Clinton, Bee Branch, Damascus, Heber Springs,
Greers Ferry, Drasco, Newport, Tuckerman, Swifton, Booneville,
Paris, Mount Magazine, Morrilton, Center Ridge, Hattieville,
Conway, Greenbrier, Vilonia, Mayflower, Searcy, Beebe, El Paso,
Rose Bud, Georgetown, Augusta, McCrory, Cotton Plant, Waldron,
Y City, Parks, Cauthron, Black Fork, Dardanelle, Danville, Ola,
Gravelly, Perryville, Fourche Junction, Houston, Cove, Mena,
Big Fork, Vandervoort, Wickes, Mount Ida, Norman, Pine Ridge,
Washita, Hot Springs, Hot Springs Village, Jessieville, Pearcy,
Royal, Benton, Bryant, Bauxite, Avilla, Haskell, Paron,
Little Rock, North Little Rock, Sherwood, Maumelle, Jacksonville,
Wrightsville, Cabot, Lonoke, England, Humnoke, Des Arc,
Devalls Bluff, Hazen, Ulm, Brinkley, Clarendon, Holly Grove,
Pine city, Roe, Antoine, Delight, Glenwood, Murfreesboro,
Malvern, Bismarck, Donaldson, Bonnerdale, Rockport, and Glen Rose
630 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...POSSIBLE FREEZING TEMPERATURES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS WILL FILTER INTO ARKANSAS AND DROP LOWS
TONIGHT INTO THE 30S FOR MUCH OF THE STATE...WITH THE 20S OVER
PARTS OF THE NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN ARKANSAS. DUE TO THE RECENT
VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...MANY PLANTS HAVE BEGUN TO BLOOM. THE
FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO LAST A FEW HOURS. EXTRA
CAUTION SHOULD BE TAKEN TO MINIMIZE THE AFFECT OF THE COLD
TEMPERATURES ON SENSITIVE PLANTS AND OUTDOOR PETS.

SATURDAY NIGHT TEMPERATURES WILL BE EVEN COLDER AND BE IN THE
MIDDLE TO UPPER 20S OVER THE NORTH...WHILE THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER
30S IN CENTRAL AND PARTS OF SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS. FREEZING
TEMPERATURES WILL LAST FROM 1 TO 4 HOURS. ADDITIONAL CAUTION
SHOULD BE USED.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
732 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-260345-
Alcorn-Benton MS-Benton TN-Calhoun-Carroll-Chester-Chickasaw-Clay-
Coahoma-Craighead-Crittenden-Crockett-Cross-DeSoto-Decatur-
Dunklin-Dyer-Fayette-Gibson-Greene-Hardeman-Hardin-Haywood-
Henderson-Henry-Itawamba-Lafayette-Lake-Lauderdale-Lawrence-
Lee AR-Lee MS-Madison-Marshall-McNairy-Mississippi-Monroe-Obion-
Panola-Pemiscot-Phillips-Poinsett-Pontotoc-Prentiss-Quitman-
Randolph-Shelby-St. Francis-Tallahatchie-Tate-Tippah-Tipton-
Tishomingo-Tunica-Union-Weakley-Yalobusha-
732 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

A few strong thunderstorms are possible this evening across
portions of North Mississippi. Gusty winds and small hail will be
the main threats.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

JAB

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
508 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

GMZ530-532-534-536-538-550-552-555-557-570-572-575-577-LAZ034>037-
039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-251115-
Lake Pontchartrain and Lake Maurepas-Mississippi Sound-
Lake Borgne-Chandeleur Sound-Breton Sound-
Coastal Waters from Port Fourchon LA to Lower Atchafalaya River
LA out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River
to Port Fourchon Louisiana out 20 NM-
Coastal Waters from Boothville LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River out 20 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island out
20 NM-
Coastal waters from Port Fourchon Louisiana to Lower Atchafalaya
River LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal waters from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to
Port Fourchon Louisiana from 20 to 60 NM-
Coastal Waters from Stake Island LA to Southwest Pass of the
Mississippi River from 20 to 60 nm-
Coastal waters from Pascagoula Mississippi to Stake Island
Louisiana out 20 to 60 NM-Pointe Coupee-West Feliciana-
East Feliciana-St. Helena-Washington-St. Tammany-Iberville-
West Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge-Ascension-Livingston-Assumption-
St. James-St. John The Baptist-Upper Lafourche-St. Charles-
Upper Jefferson-Orleans-Upper Plaquemines-Upper St. Bernard-
Upper Terrebonne-Lower Terrebonne-Lower Lafourche-Lower Jefferson-
Lower Plaquemines-Lower St. Bernard-Northern Tangipahoa-
Southern Tangipahoa-Wilkinson-Amite-Pike-Walthall-Pearl River-
Hancock-Harrison-Jackson-
508 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southeast
Louisiana...South Mississippi and the adjacent coastal waters.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Strong northerly winds of 20 to 25 knots could develop over the
coastal waters late tonight. Small Craft Advisory headlines may
be issued later today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

A low pressure system could bring a risk of thunderstorms to the
area Monday and Tuesday. Thunderstorms chances will be highest
north of the I-10/12 corridor with lower chances closer to the
Louisiana coast. Severe thunderstorms are not anticipated at this
time, but a few strong thunderstorms producing heavy
downpours...frequent lightning strikes...and gusty winds could
develop over parts of Southwest Mississippi and adjacent
Louisiana
Parishes.

A strong cold front will sweep through on Wednesday bringing
another risk of thunderstorms to the area. Some of these
thunderstorms could also be on the strong side and produce heavy
downpours...frequent lightning strikes...and gusty winds.

Strong northerly winds of 20 to 25 knots may develop over the
coastal waters on Thursday. This may prompt the issuance of Small
Craft Advisories for the waters.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-251200-
BOONE-MARION-BAXTER-FULTON-SHARP-NEWTON-SEARCY-STONE-IZARD-
INDEPENDENCE-JOHNSON-POPE-VAN BUREN-CLEBURNE-JACKSON-LOGAN-CONWAY-
FAULKNER-WHITE-WOODRUFF-SCOTT-YELL-PERRY-POLK-MONTGOMERY-GARLAND-
SALINE-PULASKI-LONOKE-PRAIRIE-MONROE-PIKE-CLARK-HOT SPRING-GRANT-
JEFFERSON-ARKANSAS-DALLAS-CLEVELAND-LINCOLN-DESHA-OUACHITA-
CALHOUN-BRADLEY-DREW-
500 PM CST FRI FEB 24 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

A COLD FRONT WILL GRADUALLY MOVE THROUGH ARKANSAS THIS EVENING...AND
DEVELOP A FEW ISOLATED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM MAINLY
OVER EASTERN AREAS. TONIGHT THE FRONT WILL CLEAR THE STATE AND TAKE
ANY RAIN WITH IT.

OTHERWISE...A MUCH COLDER AIRMASS WILL FILTER INTO ARKANSAS AND DROP
LOWS TONIGHT INTO THE 30S FOR MUCH OF THE STATE...WITH THE 20S OVER
PARTS OF THE NORTHWEST AND NORTHERN ARKANSAS. DUE TO THE RECENT VERY
WARM TEMPERATURES...MANY PLANTS HAVE BEGUN TO BLOOM. EXTRA CAUTION
SHOULD BE TAKEN TO MINIMIZE THE AFFECT OF THE COLD TEMPERATURES ON
Sensitive PLANTS AND OUTDOOR PETS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AN ELEVATED WILD FIRE DANGER WILL BE SEEN ON SATURDAY...DUE TO
ELEVATED NORTHWEST WINDS...LOWERING AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
LEVELS AND CONTINUED DRY FUELS. THE ARKANSAS FORESTRY COMMISSION HAS
ALL OF ARKANSAS IN A MODERATE WILD FIRE DANGER. EXTRA CAUTION SHOULD
BE USED IF BURNING ON SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/LZK.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
445 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-251145-
Adair OK-Benton AR-Carroll AR-Cherokee OK-Choctaw OK-Craig OK-
Crawford AR-Creek OK-Delaware OK-Franklin AR-Haskell OK-Latimer OK-
Le Flore OK-Madison AR-Mayes OK-McIntosh OK-Muskogee OK-Nowata OK-
Okfuskee OK-Okmulgee OK-Osage OK-Ottawa OK-Pawnee OK-Pittsburg OK-
Pushmataha OK-Rogers OK-Sebastian AR-Sequoyah OK-Tulsa OK-Wagoner OK-
Washington OK-Washington AR-
445 PM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

This Outlook is for Northwest and West Central Arkansas as well as
much of Eastern Oklahoma.

.DAY ONE...This evening and Tonight.

SIGNIFICANT WINDS.
RISK...Limited.
AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
ONSET...Ongoing.

FIRE WEATHER DANGER.
RISK...Limited.
    AREA...Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
    ONSET...Ongoing.

DISCUSSION...
Gusty northwest winds will begin to diminish this evening
as a right of surface high pressure builds into the region.
Clear skies and lighter winds will allow temperatures to
fall below freezing by Saturday morning.

SPOTTER AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ACTION STATEMENT...
Spotter Activation Not Expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.
SATURDAY...No Hazards.
SUNDAY through Tuesday...Thunderstorm Potential.
WEDNESDAY and Thursday...No Hazards.

EXTENDED DISCUSSION...
Thunderstorms are possible beginning late Sunday through Tuesday
as an upper level storm system approaches the area.

weather.gov/tulsa Contains additional information.

$$

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