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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
113 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-291815-
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-
113 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon through Saturday Afternoon

High Risk of Rip Currents next few days.

Minor coastal flooding developing along area bays and sounds from this
afternoon through Monday.

High Surf developing this afternoon through Monday.

Windy conditions of 25 to 30 mph with frequent gusts to around 30
mph, beginning 6 AM tomorrow along the coastal zones and then
developing inland as the afternoon progresses.

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

A round of strong to severe thunderstorms are likely Sunday
afternoon through early Monday. Damaging straight line winds,
large hail and a few tornadoes will be possible with the stronger
thunderstorms. The highest threat is currently anticipated to be
west of I-65.

The potential for heavy rainfall leading to some localized flooding
can also be expected across the region late Sunday afternoon through
early Monday. The highest threat for flooding will also be west of
I-65 Sunday afternoon and possible early evening.

A high risk for dangerous rip currents will persist through Monday when
winds shift offshore. Also expect high surf and coastal flooding
to linger into Monday until winds begin to blow offshore.

Windy conditions, 25 to 30 mph with frequent gusts around 30 mph,
conditions subside late Sunday night with the passage of the
thunderstorm line.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks may be needed
on Sunday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
113 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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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-
113 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon through Saturday

Hazardous conditions for small craft will be possible through tonight.

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

Hazardous conditions for small craft through Sunday evening. A
few strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible Sunday
afternoon into early Monday.

Showers and thunderstorms return to the coastal waters by late
Wednesday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

MSZ026>033-036>039-042>046-048>059-061>066-072>074-292115-
Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-
Holmes-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-
Kemper-Hinds-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Claiborne-Copiah-
Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Jefferson-Franklin MS-Lincoln-
Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
408 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Saturday

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Saturday

Strong and gusty winds will again develop across the area during
the day Saturday, with the strongest winds expected through
northeast Louisiana, far southeast Arkansas, and the Delta region
of Mississippi where gusts from 40 to 45 mph will be possible. A
wind advisory is in effect for the entire area.

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

A line of thunderstorms bringing torrential rainfall and severe
thunderstorms is expected to move through the region on Sunday.
Areas of flooding are likely due to the potential for rainfall of
2 to 3 inches over a relatively short period of time. Some areas
could see as much as 4 to 6 inches of Rain. Hail, damaging wind
gusts, and a few tornadoes will also be possible with the
thunderstorms.

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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 Sunday
through Sunday night.

$$

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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.

*NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS*
Extreme...Sustained winds 50 mph or greater or wind gusts 65 mph
 or greater.
Significant...Sustained winds 40-49 mph or wind gusts 58-64 mph.
Elevated...Sustained winds 30-39 mph or wind gusts 45-57 mph.
Limited...Sustained winds 20-29 mph or wind gusts 30 to 44 mph.


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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
357 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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039-040-046>050-056>072-MSZ068>071-077-080>082-290900-
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-
357 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Strong winds will be present over the coastal waters today and
tonight. Small Craft Advisories have been issued for portions of
the waters. Expect the strong winds to continue through the
weekend.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Small craft advisory conditions are expected to continue across
the coastal waters over the weekend.

A Coastal Flood Advisory will be in effect through Sunday evening
for all coastlines in southern Mississippi and southeast
Louisiana. Persistent strong onshore winds are likely to produce
tide levels 1 to 2 feet above normal during afternoon high tide
periods both Saturday and Sunday.

A Wind Advisory will be in effect for the entire area Saturday
morning through Saturday evening for southerly winds near 25 mph
with gusts to 35 to 40 mph. An additional Wind Advisory is likely
to be necessary for the daytime hours Sunday.

A slight risk of severe thunderstorms will exist Sunday into
Sunday night mainly along and north of Interstate 10 as a cold
front sweeps through the area. Damaging winds, hail and isolated
tornadoes will be possible with the strongest storms. A marginal
risk of severe thunderstorms will exist south of Interstate 10.

In addition, heavy rain will be possible Sunday into Sunday
night. Two to four inches of rain could occur with these storms
as they move across the area, which could cause some minor
flooding issues.

A second period of thunderstorms and heavy rain will be possible
across the area Wednesday or Thursday of next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be requested Sunday.

$$

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NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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