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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
312 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-
Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Rankin-Scott-Newton-
Lauderdale-Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-
Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
312 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central
Mississippi, east central Mississippi, north central Mississippi,
northeast Mississippi, south central Mississippi, and southeast
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Saturday

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Saturday

Temperatures in the low to mid 90s are expected to combine with
dewpoints in the low to mid 70s to result in heat index values
ranging from 102-105 degrees mainly during the afternoon.
Prolonged exposure to these conditions raise the likelihood of
heat related illnesses.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday night through Thursday

Temperatures in the low to mid 90s are expected to combine with
dewpoints in the low to mid 70s to result in heat index values
ranging from 102-105 degrees mainly during the afternoon.
Prolonged exposure to these conditions raise the likelihood of
heat related illnesses.

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.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations is not expected through next Thursday.

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*EXCESSIVE HEAT*
Extreme...Maximum heat index greater than 110 degrees for 3 or
 more days in a row and/or air temperatures greater than 107
 degrees.
Significant...Maximum heat index greater than 110 degrees
 and/or air temperatures greater than 105 degrees.
Elevated...Maximum heat index 105 to 110 degrees and/or air
 temperatures greater than 103 degrees.
Limited...Maximum heat index near 105 degrees and/or air
 temperatures 100 to 103 degrees.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mobile AL
507 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Wilcox-Monroe-Conecuh-Butler-Crenshaw-
Escambia-Covington-Mobile Inland-Baldwin Inland-Mobile Central-
Baldwin Central-Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Inland-
Escambia Coastal-Santa Rosa Inland-Santa Rosa Coastal-
Okaloosa Inland-Okaloosa Coastal-Wayne-Perry-Greene-Stone-George-
507 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Alabama...southwest Alabama...northwest Florida and southeast
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Heat indices will range from around 102 to 106 degrees today.

Isolated to scattered will develop this afternoon, especially over
the southern half of the forecast areas (south of Highway 84). Any
of the stronger storms that develop will be capable of producing
torrential downpours, which could result in localized flooding of
urban and low lying areas. Frequent cloud to ground lightning
will accompany most of the storms, and brief strong and gusty
winds will also be possible with any of the stronger storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Afternoon heat indices are expected to continue ranging from
around 101 to 107 degrees throughout the next seven days.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms will continue through the
period as well, especially during the afternoon and evening hours.
Isolated showers and storms during the overnight hours near the
coast and offshore over the marine area. Locally heavy rain, frequent
cloud to ground lightning and gusty straight line winds possible
with any stronger thunderstorms that develop. Torrential downpours
could result in localized flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks is not expected
through Thursday.

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