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FLUS44 KMEG 290848  
HWOMEG  
 
HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
348 AM CDT SAT APR 29 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-  
348 AM CDT SAT APR 29 2017  
 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...  
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...NORTH MISSISSIPPI...AND WEST TENNESSEE.  
   
DAY ONE
 
TODAY AND TONIGHT  
 
THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER PORTIONS  
OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS NORTH OF JONESBORO. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK  
OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. THERE IS A  
MARGINAL RISK ALONG AND IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.  
 
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE MAINLY WEST OF THE  
MISSISSIPPI RIVER TODAY. COVERAGE OF STORMS WILL INCREASE LATE  
TONIGHT, WITH STORMS BECOMING WIDESPREAD OVER EASTERN ARKANSAS AND  
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL TOWARD DAYBREAK SUNDAY.  
 
THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER RISKS ARE DAMAGING WINDS, LARGE HAIL  
AND PERSISTENT HEAVY RAINS SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING.  
AN SECONDARY RISK OF A TORNADO WILL EXIST MAINLY IN THE ENHANCED  
RISK AREA, MAINLY THIS EVENING AND EARLY OVERNIGHT.  
 
THE RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING WILL INCREASE FOR EASTERN ARKANSAS AND  
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL BY LATE EVENING AND PERSIST THROUGH THE  
OVERNIGHT.  
 
A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE MIDSOUTH TODAY.  
   
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN
 
SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  
 
THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER ALL OF THE  
MIDSOUTH SUNDAY. PRIMARY RISKS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS AND HEAVY  
RAINFALL SUFFICIENT TO PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING. SECONDARY THREATS  
WILL INCLUDE LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED BRIEF TORNADOES.  
 
NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS MAY REACH ADVISORY CRITERIA ON SUNDAY.  
   
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NECESSARY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
 

 
 
PWB  
 
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