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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1115 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

  Cache River Near Patterson affecting Woodruff and Jackson 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.srh.noaa.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 forecast. Should conditions
change...Look for river forecast or Flood Warnings for use in

&&

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/PTTA4.1.ER.170329T0600Z.170330T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1115 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cache River Near Patterson.
* from late Tuesday night until further notice...Or until the warning
  is cancelled.
* At 10:00 AM Sunday the stage was 8.2 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Wednesday morning and
  continue to rise to near 9.5 feet by Thursday morning.
* Impacts at 10.0 feet...Pastureland and cropland not protected by
  levees in Jackson and Woodruff counties affected. Water is deep
  along the shoulders of State Highway 18 near Grubbs. Water over
  portions of Woodruff County Road 775 north of State Highway 260.


&&


             Fld     Observed                 Forecast 6 AM
Location     Stg   Stg  Day Time    Mon    Tue    Wed    Thu    Fri

Cache River
  Patterson    9   8.2 Sun 10 AM    8.6    8.5    9.2    9.5    9.4


&&


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



$$

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
636 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 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-LAC119-271136-
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/SPHL1.1.ER.170326T0515Z.170328T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
636 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  the Bayou Dorcheat Near Springhill.
* until further notice...or until the warning is cancelled.
* AT  6:00 AM Sunday The stage was 11.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring AND Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.5 feet by
  Tuesday early afternoon then begin falling.

&&

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

$$

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Rip Current Statement


COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
308 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...A HIGH RISK FOR RIP CURRENTS CONTINUES ALONG THE GULF BEACHES
OF ALABAMA AND NORTHWEST FLORIDA THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING...

.NORTHWARD MOVING SWELL ENERGY FROM WELL OFFSHORE WILL CONTINUE
TO ENHANCE THE RIP CURRENT RISK THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

ALZ265-266-FLZ202-204-206-262200-
/O.CON.KMOB.RP.S.0008.000000T0000Z-170327T0000Z/
MOBILE COASTAL-BALDWIN COASTAL-ESCAMBIA COASTAL-
SANTA ROSA COASTAL-OKALOOSA COASTAL-
308 AM CDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY THIS
EVENING...

* IMPACTS...FREQUENT LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE EXPECTED.
  THE SURF IS DANGEROUS FOR ALL LEVELS OF SWIMMERS...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF RIP CURRENTS. RIP CURRENTS ARE LIFE-
THREATENING TO ANYONE ENTERING THE SURF. SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.
IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT REMAIN CALM. DON`T FIGHT THE CURRENT.
SWIM IN A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE,
FACE THE SHORE AND CALL OR WAVE FOR HELP. IF TIRED, FLOAT OR
TREAD WATER UNTIL OUT OF THE RIP CURRENT.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
155 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-MSZ018-019-025>052-271900-
Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Bolivar-Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-
Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Washington-Humphreys-
Holmes-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-
Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-
155 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Monday

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Slight
TIMING...Monday

Severe thunderstorms will be possible Monday during the afternoon
and evening. The primary risk will be hail at least to the size of
golf balls and damaging wind gusts, although a tornado cannot be
completely ruled out.

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

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

Severe thunderstorms are possible Wednesday night through
Thursday. This potential weather event is still several days away
and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later
forecasts.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations may be needed for portions of the region Monday
through Monday night and Wednesday night through Thursday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
155 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

LAZ023>026-MSZ053>066-072>074-271900-
Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Claiborne-Copiah-Simpson-
Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-
Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
155 PM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Monday

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Marginal
TIMING...Monday

Isolated severe thunderstorms will be possible Monday during the
afternoon and evening. The primary risk will be hail at least to
the size of quarters and damaging wind gusts.

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

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

Severe thunderstorms are possible Wednesday night through
Thursday. This potential weather event is still several days away
and the timing and impacts will likely be adjusted in later
forecasts.

(www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
The activation of storm spotters, HAM radio operators, and
emergency management personnel in support of severe weather
operations may be needed for portions of the region Monday
through Monday night and Wednesday night through Thursday.

$$

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&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS*
High...Significant severe thunderstorms are expected.
Moderate...Severe storms expected with significant
 severe weather possible.
Enhanced...Severe storms expected.
Slight...Severe storms possible.
Marginal...Isolated severe storms possible.


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   www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/Day 1 through 3 Outlooks...
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   www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/online/

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1153 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

ARZ060-061-071>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-TXZ124>126-136>138-
149>153-165>167-271700-
Hempstead-Nevada-Lafayette-Columbia-Union-Caddo-Bossier-Webster-
Claiborne-Lincoln-De Soto-Red River-Bienville-Jackson-Ouachita-
Sabine-Natchitoches-Winn-Grant-Caldwell-La Salle-Wood-Upshur-
Marion-Smith-Gregg-Harrison-Cherokee-Rusk-Panola-Nacogdoches-
Shelby-Angelina-San Augustine-
1153 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be
possible tonight over portions of East Texas, North Louisiana,
and Southwest Arkansas, ahead of an approaching upper level
disturbance. However, given the limited instability and moisture
expected, the threat for hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday...

Isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be
possible Monday and Monday night over East Texas, North
Louisiana, and Southwest Arkansas, near a weak cold front that
will drift southeast through the area. This front will become
stationary late Monday night over portions of North Louisiana and
East Texas, before returning back north Tuesday afternoon as a
warm front. Showers and thunderstorms will increase once again
Wednesday afternoon and night ahead of a vigorous upper level
storm system that will emerge out over the Southern Plains.
Damaging winds, hail, isolated tornadoes, and locally heavy
rainfall will be possible over the area Wednesday afternoon and
night, before these storms diminish from west to east Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency managers, spotter networks, and amateur
radio operators, may be needed tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
1153 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

ARZ050-051-059-070-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-108>112-271700-
Sevier-Howard-Little River-Miller-McCurtain-Red River-Bowie-
Franklin-Titus-Camp-Morris-Cass-
1153 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest
Arkansas...southeast Oklahoma and northeast Texas.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop
this evening over southeast Oklahoma and northeast Texas by mid
to late evening. Damaging winds and large hail will be possible,
with these storms expected to weaken after midnight as they move
into Southwest Arkansas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday...

Isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be
possible Monday over extreme Northeast Texas, Southeast Oklahoma,
and Southwest Arkansas, near a weak cold front that will drift
southeast through the area. While slightly cooler and drier
conditions are expected Monday night and Tuesday in wake of the
frontal passage, showers and thunderstorms will increase once
again Wednesday afternoon and night ahead of a vigorous upper
level storm system that will emerge out over the Southern Plains.
Damaging winds, hail, isolated tornadoes, and locally heavy
rainfall will be possible over the area Wednesday afternoon and
night, before these storms diminish from west to east Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency managers, spotter networks, and amateur
radio operators, may be needed this evening.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
1118 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-271630-
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-
1118 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Severe thunderstorms are possible across western Arkansas tonight
as a storm system approaches the region from the west. The area of
concern is under a marginal to slight risk of severe storms
system, damaging winds as the primary threats, but large hail and
a few tornadoes are also possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday Through Saturday

Thunderstorms will remain possible across Arkansas on Monday...with
thunderstorm chances ending from west to east from Monday afternoon
through the evening hours. Any storms that develop during the day
will have a chance of becoming strong to severe. The primary threats
with any severe storm will be large hail and damaging winds.

Numerous thunderstorms are expected to develop across Arkansas
Wednesday afternoon through Thursday. These storms may also
become strong to severe. Large hail...damaging winds...and
isolated tornadoes all appear to be possible at this time.
Localized flash flooding will also be a possibility as the
potential with the potential for heavy rainfall across some
portions of the area.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will likely be needed tonight.

&&

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
1112 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 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>082-270415-
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-
1112 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Patchy dense fog may develop late tonight. Visibilities could fall
to one quarter mile or less at times for a few locations.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Thunderstorms will be possible Monday, and again on Thursday. A
few storms could be strong to severe on Thursday.

Hazardous conditions for small craft are expected to develop over
the coastal waters Wednesday night through Thursday night due to
strengthening onshore winds and rough seas. Small Craft
Advisories may be necessary.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be necessary.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
1004 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-271500-
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-
1004 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A high risk for rip currents continues along the Gulf beaches of
Alabama and Northwest Florida through early this evening. A
moderate risk of rip currents thereafter for tonight.

Patchy dense fog develops late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Patchy dense fog mainly during the late night and early morning
hours will be possible each day through midweek.

A moderate risk for rip currents will continue along the Gulf
beaches of Alabama and Northwest Florida on Monday and possibly
through midweek.

Showers and thunderstorms...some possibly strong to severe...can
be expected Monday afternoon and Monday evening and again on
Thursday and Thursday evening. Stay tuned.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Birmingham AL
906 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

ALZ011>015-017>050-271715-
Marion-Lamar-Fayette-Winston-Walker-Blount-Etowah-Calhoun-Cherokee-
Cleburne-Pickens-Tuscaloosa-Jefferson-Shelby-St. Clair-Talladega-
Clay-Randolph-Sumter-Greene-Hale-Perry-Bibb-Chilton-Coosa-Tallapoosa-
Chambers-Marengo-Dallas-Autauga-Lowndes-Elmore-Montgomery-Macon-
Bullock-Lee-Russell-Pike-Barbour-
906 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the counties served by the
National Weather Service office in Birmingham.

.DAY ONE...Outlook Through Tonight.

No hazardous weather expected at this time.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

There is a threat for severe storms on Monday from 1 PM to 9 PM.
This will include the potential for hail up to ping pong ball size
and damaging winds up to 60 mph, mainly along and northwest of a
line from Demopolis to Birmingham. A smaller risk for hail up to
quarter size and isolated damaging winds could extend as far south
and east of a line from Montgomery to Wedowee.

Another threat for severe storms may come Thursday into Thursday
night across all of the forecast area. Tornadoes, damaging winds,
and large hail appear possible with this system.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of storm spotters and emergency management may be needed
Monday and again on Thursday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
530 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 2017

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
271030-
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-
530 AM CDT Sun Mar 26 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
Areas of dense fog can be expected early this morning across lower
southeast Texas. Patchy fog, dense in a few spots, is expected
elsewhere. A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for Jefferson and
Orange Counties through 9 AM.

Fog is expected to lift by mid-morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

A series of disturbance will bring chances of showers and
thunderstorms every few days through the next week. The first is
expected Monday, with the next arriving Wednesday into Thursday.

The risk for severe weather will be minimal on Monday. There is a
better potential for strong to severe storms on Wednesday into
Thursday with damaging winds and large hail the primary risks,
although an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. In addition,
some storms could produce locally heavy rainfall.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

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