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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
758 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...From the National Weather Service in Little Rock...the Flood
Warning continues for the following river in Arkansas...

  Cache River Near Patterson affecting Jackson and Woodruff Counties


River forecasts are based on current conditions and rainfall
forecasted to occur over the next 24 hours. During periods of
flooding...Evening forecasts are reissued with updated rainfall
forecasts.

Observed and forecasted stage data plots are available on our
Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service web page at...
www.weather.gov/lzk
Under the Current Conditions section...Select River and Lakes AHPS.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Remember to Turn Around...Don`t Drown
Do not drive cars through flooded areas.

Everyone with property or other interest along streams and rivers
should remain alert to changing weather forecasts. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecasts or Flood Warnings for use in making
informed decisions to protect life and property.

&&

ARC067-147-191558-
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/PTTA4.1.ER.170816T1000Z.170821T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
758 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cache River Near Patterson.
* until further notice...Or until the warning is cancelled.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 9.3 feet by Monday morning.
* Impacts at 9.0 feet...Low swampy timberland along the river begins
  to flood. Flood gates should be closed and equipment moved out of
  the low grounds along the river and tributaries.


&&


             Fld     Observed       Forecast 6 AM         Crest
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time   Sat   Sun   Mon  Crest  Time  Date

Cache River
  Patterson    9   9.0 Fri 07 PM   9.2   9.3   9.2    9.3 07 AM 08/21


&&


LAT...LON 3510 9133 3522 9128 3539 9123 3538 9113
 3521 9117 3508 9122



$$

61

Flood Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA
723 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following river in
Louisiana...Mississippi...

The Pearl River Near Pearl River affecting St. Tammany...Hancock and
Pearl River Counties/Parishes

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Forecast crests are based upon rainfall that has occurred along with
anticipated rain for the next 24 hours. Adjustments to the forecasts
will be made if additional heavy rainfall occurs.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Remember, two feet of
rushing water can carry away most vehicles including pickups.  Turn
around and don`t drown!

A followup product will be issued later. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio, local tv and radio stations...or your cable provider, for the
latest information. The latest graphical hydrologic information can
also be found at Weather.Gov.

&&

LAC103-MSC045-109-190800-
/O.EXT.KLIX.FL.W.0091.000000T0000Z-170819T0800Z/
/PERL1.1.ER.170814T1200Z.170817T1130Z.170819T0200Z.NO/
723 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...Flood Warning extended until late tonight...The Flood Warning
continues for
  The Pearl River Near Pearl River.
* until late tonight.
* At 7:00 PM Friday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river has already crested and is expected to
  fall below flood stage by 10 PM tonight.

&&

LAT...LON 3067 8976 3067 8990 3018 8964 3020 8955



$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
950 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Do not drive vehicles through flooded waterways.  Use caution when
walking near flooded riverbanks.  Do not try to wade or swim in
flooded rivers and bayous.

For more hydrologic information, copy and paste the following website
address into your favorite web browser URL bar:
water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=shv

&&

ARC027-LAC119-191450-
/O.EXT.KSHV.FL.W.0070.170819T0000Z-170820T0600Z/
/SPHL1.1.ER.170819T0000Z.170819T0000Z.170819T1200Z.NO/
950 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...The flood warning extended until late Saturday night...The flood
warning continues for
  the Bayou Dorcheat Near Springhill, Louisiana.
* from this evening to late Saturday night...or until the warning is
  cancelled.
* At 900 AM Friday The stage was 10.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11 feet.
* Forecast...The bayou is expected to rise to near flood stage this
  Friday evening.
* Impact...at 11.0 feet...Expect minor lowland flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3317 9339 3300 9335 3282 9332 3282 9338 3300 9343

$$

VIII.


Heat Advisory


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Jackson MS
302 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THIS WEEKEND...

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025-034>036-
040>043-047>049-053>055-059>063-190415-
/O.NEW.KJAN.HT.Y.0007.170819T1600Z-170821T0000Z/
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Sunflower-Leflore-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Issaquena-Sharkey-
Yazoo-Madison MS-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-
Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-
Including the cities of Crossett, North Crossett, Hamburg,
West Crossett, Dermott, Lake Village, Eudora, Bastrop, Oak Grove,
Epps, Lake Providence, Rayville, Delhi, Tallulah, Winnsboro,
Jonesville, Harrisonburg, Newellton, St. Joseph, Waterproof,
Vidalia, Ferriday, West Ferriday, Cleveland, Indianola,
Ruleville, Greenwood, Greenville, Belzoni, Isola, Durant, Tchula,
Lexington, Pickens, Goodman, Mayersville, Rolling Fork, Anguilla,
Yazoo City, Ridgeland, Madison, Canton, Vicksburg, Jackson,
Pearl, Brandon, Richland, Port Gibson, Crystal Springs,
Hazlehurst, Wesson, Magee, Mendenhall, Fayette, Natchez, Bude,
Roxie, Meadville, Brookhaven, Monticello, and New Hebron
302 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 7 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM Saturday to 7 PM CDT
Sunday.

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the low to mid 90s with peak
  afternoon heat index values ranging from 105 to 109 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses may be possible for those
  outdoors in unshaded areas without proper precautions taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency, call 9 1 1.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room,
stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
510 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 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>082-191400-
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-
510 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible tonight, primarily during
the evening hours. Otherwise, no hazardous weather is expected
through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Daily afternoon thunderstorms are expected through the weekend and
into next week. A few of the storms each day could become strong,
producing gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy downpours that
could result in localized street flooding.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
428 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-192130-
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-
428 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight
Isolated thunderstorms across northwest sections of the state may
move across the northern half of the area overnight into early
Saturday morning. The overall threat for severe weather is
low...but an isolated strong to severe thunderstorm is still
possible...along with some locally heavy rainfall in a few storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday Through Thursday

Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected Saturday through
Monday. The severe weather potential remains low at this time.

With increasing humidity values...heat indices will likely exceed
100 degrees across much of the area and could approach advisory
level criteria through Tuesday.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

&&

Visit NWS Little Rock on the web. Go to http://weather.gov/lzk.

$$

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

MSZ026>033-037>039-044>046-049>052-055>058-063>066-072>074-192015-
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.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

.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.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

.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.

$$

21

&&

...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.


...USEFUL WEATHER WEB PAGES (URLS)...

NWS JAN Home page...
   www.weather.gov/jan
Stay Aware, Stay Safe NWS JAN Briefing Page...
   www.weather.gov/jan/safe
Latest Weather Briefing...
   www.weather.gov/jan/weather_briefing

Tropical page...
   www.weather.gov/jan/tropical
National Hurricane Center Home Page...
   www.nhc.noaa.gov/
Find NWS JAN on Facebook...
   www.facebook.com/NWSJacksonMS
Follow NWS JAN on Twitter...
   @NWSJacksonMS
Follow NWS JAN on Youtube...
   www.youtube.com/user/NWSJacksonMiss

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

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025-034>036-
040>043-047-048-053-054-059>062-192015-
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Sunflower-Leflore-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Issaquena-Sharkey-
Yazoo-Madison MS-Warren-Hinds-Claiborne-Copiah-Jefferson-Adams-
Franklin MS-Lincoln-
312 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of southeast
Arkansas, northeast Louisiana, central Mississippi, north central
Mississippi, northwest Mississippi, south central Mississippi,
southwest Mississippi, and west central Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Saturday

EXCESSIVE HEAT
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Saturday

Temperatures in the low to mid 90s are expected to combine with
dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s to result in heat index values
ranging from 105-109 degrees from 11AM til 7PM. Exposure to these
conditions raise the likelihood of heat related illnesses.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

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

Temperatures in the low to mid 90s are expected to combine with
dewpoints in the mid to upper 70s again Sunday. This will result
in heat index values ranging from 105-109 degrees from 11AM til
7PM. Exposure to these conditions will raise the likelihood of
heat related illnesses again.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)

.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.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
549 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-191100-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-Hempstead-Nevada-Miller-Lafayette-
Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-
Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-
Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-McCurtain-Bowie-Franklin-Titus-Camp-
Morris-Cass-Wood-Upshur-Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-
Panola-Nacogdoches-Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
549 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, north central Louisiana, northwest
Louisiana, southeast Oklahoma, east Texas and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible this
afternoon along a weak surface frontal boundary. Brief heavy
rainfall and locally gusty winds will be possible in the stronger
storms. Additionally, afternoon heat index values as high as 105
degrees can be expected across the region. Precautions should be
taken to prevent heat related injuries.

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

A complex of showers and thunderstorms may move into the area
from the north late tonight into Saturday morning ahead of
another upper-level disturbance, weakening across extreme
Northeast Texas and Southwest Arkansas. Otherwise, afternoon
showers and thunderstorms will remain possible through much of
next week with afternoon heat index values ranging from 100 to 105
degrees each day.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency managers, skywarn networks, and amateur
radio operators, should not be needed today or tonight.

$$

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

ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-191015-
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.

$$

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

GMZ630>635-650-655-670-675-191015-
Northern Mobile Bay-Southern Mobile Bay-Mississippi Sound-
Perdido Bay-Pensacola Bay System-Choctawhatchee Bay-
Coastal waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Destin to Pensacola FL out 20 NM-
Waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Destin to Pensacola FL from 20 to 60 NM-
507 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the coastal
waters of Alabama and northwest Florida.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds and seas will be higher in and near isolated to scattered
showers and thunderstorms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Winds and seas will be higher in and near scattered to sometimes
numerous showers and thunderstorms through the period.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
434 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
190945-
Vernon-Rapides-Avoyelles-Beauregard-Allen-Evangeline-St. Landry-
Calcasieu-Jefferson Davis-Acadia-Lafayette-Upper St. Martin-
Vermilion-Iberia-St. Mary-Lower St. Martin-West Cameron-
East Cameron-Tyler-Hardin-Jefferson-Orange-Northern Jasper-
Northern Newton-Southern Jasper-Southern Newton-
434 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Louisiana, south central Louisiana, southwest Louisiana, west
central Louisiana, and southeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Max heat index values will be in the 105 to 110 range this
afternoon. A heat advisory is in effect through 7 PM for portions
of the area.

Isolated to scattered afternoon thunderstorms are expected.
Frequent lightning will be the main concern.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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