858  
FLUS44 KJAN 251038  
HWOJAN  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS  
538 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017  
 
ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025>066-072>074-  
261045-  
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-MADISON MS-LEAKE-NESHOBA-KEMPER-  
WARREN-HINDS-RANKIN-SCOTT-NEWTON-LAUDERDALE-CLAIBORNE-COPIAH-  
SIMPSON-SMITH-JASPER-CLARKE-JEFFERSON-ADAMS-FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-  
LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-JONES-MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-  
538 AM CDT TUE APR 25 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST  
ARKANSAS, NORTHEAST LOUISIANA, CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI, NORTH CENTRAL  
MISSISSIPPI, AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY  
 
SUSTAINED SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS  
OF 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THESE WIND SPEEDS CAN  
DOWN SMALL LIMBS AND MAKE DRIVING ALONG EAST WEST ORIENTED ROADS  
HAZARDOUS FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.  
 
A SQUALL LINE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
SEVERE STORMS CAPABLE OF DAMAGING WINDS, QUARTER-SIZED HAIL AND A  
FEW TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE.  
 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE WITHIN  
THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY. THIS POTENTIAL WEATHER  
EVENT IS STILL SEVERAL DAYS AWAY AND THE TIMING AND IMPACTS WILL  
LIKELY BE ADJUSTED IN LATER FORECASTS.  
 
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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 WEDNESDAY  
NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY.  
 

 
 
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..HAZARD LEGEND
 
 
NO SHORT TERM HAZARDS EXPECTED.  
   
..USEFUL WEATHER WEB PAGES (URLS)
 
 
NWS JAN HOME PAGE...  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN  
STAY AWARE, STAY SAFE NWS JAN BRIEFING PAGE...  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/SAFE  
LATEST WEATHER BRIEFING...  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN/WEATHER_BRIEFING  
 
FIND NWS JAN ON FACEBOOK...  
WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSJACKSONMS  
FOLLOW NWS JAN ON TWITTER...  
@NWSJACKSONMS  
FOLLOW NWS JAN ON YOUTUBE...  
WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/USER/NWSJACKSONMISS  
 
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