Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
839 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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Ashley-Chicot-Morehouse-West Carroll-East Carroll-Richland-
Franklin LA-Bolivar-Sunflower-Washington-
839 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Today

Flash flooding will be possible today as continued showers and
some thunderstorms bring storm total rainfall amounts up to three
to five inches with locally higher amounts.

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

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.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 Friday.

$$

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Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Attala-Winston-Noxubee-Leake-
Neshoba-Kemper-Rankin-Scott-Newton-Lauderdale-Copiah-Simpson-
Smith-Jasper-Clarke-Lincoln-Lawrence-Jefferson Davis-Covington-
Jones-Marion-Lamar-Forrest-
839 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Enhanced
TIMING...Today

FLOODING
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

Severe storms capable of damaging winds up to 70 mph, golfball
sized hail and tornadoes are expected today along and ahead of a
cold front that will be moving across the region. A strong tornado
or two cannot be ruled out.

Widespread rain of three to five inches with locally higher
amounts is expected to lead to areas of flash flooding today.

(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.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 today.

$$

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Grenada-Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Holmes-Yazoo-Madison MS-Warren-
Hinds-Claiborne-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-
839 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Slight
TIMING...through Midday

FLOODING
THREAT...Elevated
TIMING...Today

Severe storms capable of damaging winds, hail and tornadoes are
possible today along and ahead of a cold front that will be moving
across the region.

Widespread rain of three to five inches with locally higher
amounts is expected to lead to areas of flash flooding today.

(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.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 today.

$$

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Madison LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Leflore-Humphreys-Issaquena-
Sharkey-
839 AM CDT Sat Apr 14 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Marginal
TIMING...this Morning

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...through Midday

Isolated severe storms capable of damaging winds and tornadoes
are possible this morning along and ahead of a cold front that
will be moving across the region.

Flash flooding will be possible through midday as continued
showers and some thunderstorms bring storm total rainfall amounts
up to three to five inches with locally higher amounts.

(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image1.png)
(https://www.weather.gov/images/jan/graphicast/image2.png)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.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 today.

$$

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...HAZARD LEGEND...

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

*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.


...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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   https://www.facebook.com/NWSJacksonMS
Follow NWS JAN on Twitter...
   @NWSJacksonMS
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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
...ADDITIONAL URLS FOR SEVERE WEATHER ISSUES...

Storm Prediction Center (SPC)...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/
Meso Analysis...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/
Day 1 through 3 Outlooks...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/
Storm Reports...
   www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/online/



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