Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
1026 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

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Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-
Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Clay-Lowndes-
Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Attala-Winston-
Noxubee-Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Warren-Hinds-Claiborne-Jefferson-
Adams-
1026 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

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

.DAY ONE...The rest of Today and Tonight

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Flash flooding will be possible across mainly southeastern
Mississippi between Sunday night and Tuesday as a developing
tropical system moves north from the Gulf of Mexico. Thunderstorms
with this system will be capable of producing very heavy rainfall,
and total rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are likely across the
Interstate 59 corridor near Hattiesburg to Meridian. There are
still some uncertainties regarding the eventual track and strength
of the system, so residents and travelers across the ArkLaMiss
region are encouraged to stay tuned to the latest forecast
updates.

(https://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.

$$

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Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Kemper-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-
Copiah-Simpson-Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Franklin MS-Lincoln-Lawrence-
Jefferson Davis-Covington-Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
1026 AM CDT Fri May 25 2018

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

.DAY ONE...The rest of Today and Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...remainder of today

Locally heavy rainfall and flash flooding will be possible across
southeast Mississippi this afternoon through the early evening
hours due to slow moving thunderstorms.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Flash flooding will be possible across mainly southeastern
Mississippi between Sunday night and Tuesday as a developing
tropical system moves north from the Gulf of Mexico. Thunderstorms
with this system will be capable of producing very heavy rainfall,
and total rainfall amounts of 3 to 5 inches are likely across the
Interstate 59 corridor near Hattiesburg to Meridian. There are
still some uncertainties regarding the eventual track and strength
of the system, so residents and travelers across the ArkLaMiss
region are encouraged to stay tuned to the latest forecast
updates.

(https://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.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FLOODING*
Extreme...Confident in significant flooding.
Significant...Significant flooding possible.
Elevated...Confident in flooding.
Limited...Flooding possible.


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

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

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...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR FLOODING ISSUES...

Current Watches and Warnings...
   https://www.weather.gov/jan/safe_HeavyRain

Observed Precipitation Images...
   https://www.weather.gov/jan/precipmaps

River Forecast Center...
   https://www.weather.gov/lmrfc/
Significant River Flood Outlook...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/nationalfloodoutlook/index.html
Day 1 through 3 Excessive Rainfall...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/excess_rain.shtml
Excessive Rainfall Discussion...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/qpferd.html
Day 1 through 7 QPF...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/qpf2.shtml
QPF Discussion...
   www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/qpfpfd.html



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