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FLUS44 KMEG 270951  
HWOMEG  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
451 AM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
 
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ALCORN-BENTON MS-BENTON TN-CALHOUN-CARROLL-CHESTER-CHICKASAW-CLAY-  
COAHOMA-CRAIGHEAD-CRITTENDEN-CROCKETT-CROSS-DESOTO-DECATUR-  
DUNKLIN-DYER-FAYETTE-GIBSON-GREENE-HARDEMAN-HARDIN-HAYWOOD-  
HENDERSON-HENRY-ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LAKE-LAUDERDALE-LAWRENCE-  
LEE AR-LEE MS-MADISON-MARSHALL-MCNAIRY-MISSISSIPPI-MONROE-OBION-  
PANOLA-PEMISCOT-PHILLIPS-POINSETT-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-QUITMAN-  
RANDOLPH-SHELBY-ST. FRANCIS-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TIPPAH-TIPTON-  
TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-UNION-WEAKLEY-YALOBUSHA-  
451 AM CDT SAT MAY 27 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...  
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...NORTH MISSISSIPPI...AND WEST TENNESSEE.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
AN INITIAL ROUND OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED THIS MORNING  
ACROSS NORTHEAST ARKANSAS, THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL, WEST TENNESSEE,  
AND PORTIONS OF FAR NORTHERN MISSISSIPPI. DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE  
HAIL ARE EXPECTED WITH A LINE OF STORMS MOVING ACROSS THE REGION.  
THESE STORMS SHOULD EXIT OUR EASTERN AREAS BY EARLY AFTERNOON.  
 
FOR LATER THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT, THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS NORTH OF A LINE FROM JONESBORO, ARKANSAS, TO  
DYERSBURG, TENNESSEE, TO MARTIN, TENNESSEE. THERE IS AN ENHANCED  
RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH OF THE MODERATE RISK AND NORTH  
OF A LINE FROM MARVELL, ARKANSAS, TO HERNANDO, MISSISSIPPI, TO  
SAVANNAH, TENNESSEE. THE ENHANCED RISK AREA INCLUDES THE MEMPHIS  
METROPOLITAN AREA. THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER THREAT WILL BE  
DAMAGING WINDS, WHICH MAY BE WIDESPREAD AND SIGNIFICANT. IN  
ADDITION, LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE. THE  
PRIMARY TIMING FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE LATER THIS EVENING AND  
OVERNIGHT.  
 
A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER REMAINS ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF  
THE AREA. ALTHOUGH NOT AS WIDESPREAD, THE POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR  
SEVERE STORMS IN THESE LOCATIONS TONIGHT.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
 
THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE ENTIRE  
MID SOUTH ON SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT. THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER  
RISKS DURING THIS PERIOD WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY  
NIGHT.  
 

 
 
JLH  
 
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