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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
400 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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>082-231400-
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-
400 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Minor river flooding is occurring along the lower Pearl River
near the town of Pearl River.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Thunderstorms are possible each day during the period with the best
chances on Friday, Sunday, and Monday. A few storms may be strong or
briefly become severe, primarily on Saturday and Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
434 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

LAZ015-016-023>026-MSZ028>033-036>038-040>045-047>050-053-054-
059>061-232245-
Richland-Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-
Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Holmes-Attala-
Winston-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Warren-
Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Claiborne-Copiah-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-
434 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Friday

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Friday

Locally heavy rainfall will be possible for portions of the
outlook area where a limited threat for flash flooding exists,
primarily northwest of a line from Bude to Morton to Macon in
central Mississippi.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday night through Wednesday

Locally heavy rainfall will be possible for portions of the
outlook area where a limited threat for flash flooding exists,
primarily northwest of a line from Bude to Morton to Macon in
central Mississippi.

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Sustained winds of 20 to 25 mph with wind gusts of 30 to 40 mph
are expected for extreme southeast Arkansas, portions of east
central Mississippi, portions of southwest Mississippi, west
central Mississippi, central Mississippi, northeast Louisiana, and
all of north central Mississippi Saturday through Saturday night.

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A slight risk for severe thunderstorms capable of producing
damaging wind gusts and a few tornadoes exists generally along
and north of the Interstate 20 corridor for mainly Saturday night
into early Sunday morning. A marginal risk for a few severe storms
capable of producing damaging wind gusts exists generally south of
Interstate 20 for the same time.

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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 may be needed for portions of the region Saturday
night.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
406 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

GMZ430-432-435-450-452-455-470-472-475-232215-
Sabine Lake-Calcasieu Lake-Vermilion Bay-
Coastal waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Intracoastal City to Cameron LA out 20 NM-
Coastal waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City
LA out 20 NM-
Waters from Cameron LA to High Island TX from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from  Intracoastal City to Cameron LA from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Lower Atchafalaya River to Intracoastal City LA from
20 to 60 NM-
406 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Gulf of Mexico.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A dense fog advisory has been issued for the near coastal waters
beginning at 9 pm this evening and continuing through noon Friday.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Dense fog will remain a possibility until a frontal passage
Saturday night. This front will be accompanied by considerable
shower and thunderstorm activity which will continue through
Sunday as it stalls over the nearshore waters.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be required.



$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lake Charles LA
406 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

LAZ027>033-041>045-052>055-073-074-TXZ180-201-215-216-259>262-
232215-
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-
406 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

The flash flood watch in effect for interior southeast Texas and
Vernon parish of west-central Louisiana will be allowed to expire
at 6 pm as ongoing convection diminishes. Patchy fog is expected
to develop overnight and hold through mid-morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A few showers and possibly a thunderstorm will continue across the
region into Saturday. A cold front will advance across the region
Saturday night with showers and thunderstorms, a few possibly
severe. The front will stall just off the coast maintaining
showers and thunderstorms Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be required.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Shreveport LA
336 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-010>014-017>022-OKZ077-
TXZ096-097-108>112-124>126-136>138-149>153-165>167-232145-
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-
336 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Moderate to possibly heavy rainfall will return to portions of
the Four-State Region this afternoon and again tonight. Additional
rainfall amounts of one to three inches will exacerbate any
ongoing flooding and may bring flooding to new areas, especially
in the I 30 corridor and surrounding areas. A Flash Flood Watch
remains in effect through midnight Friday night.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday...

Moderate to heavy rainfall will persist on Friday across portions
of the Four-State Region leading to a continual threat for flash
flooding. Precipitation should shift north of the region by Friday
night. An approaching upper level disturbance and associated cold
front will bring additional rainfall for portions of the region
on Saturday, and the threat for flash flooding will continue.
Aside from the flooding potential, some of these thunderstorms
could become strong to severe with damaging winds and isolated
tornadoes the primary threats. The severe and heavy rainfall
threat will diminish from west to east Saturday night with the
frontal passage.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of emergency management personnel...amateur radio
operators...and storm spotters may be needed for ongoing and
additional flooding.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mobile AL
516 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-231130-
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-
516 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A moderate risk of rip currents will occur along the southwest
Alabama and western Florida panhandle beaches.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A moderate risk of rip currents will continue along the southwest
Alabama and western Florida panhandle through the weekend.

Showers and a few thunderstorms will develop across the region
Saturday night and Sunday. A few of these storms could briefly
become strong to marginally severe.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mobile AL
516 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

GMZ670-675-231130-
Waters from Pensacola FL to Pascagoula MS from 20 to 60 NM-
Waters from Okaloosa Walton County Line FL to Pensacola FL from
20 to 60 NM-
516 AM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Small craft should exercise caution today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

$$

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