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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Memphis TN
1208 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...Strong South Winds Expected Over the Mississippi River Delta
and portions of west Tennessee this afternoon through most of
Saturday...

.South to southwest winds will increase in advance of an
approaching cold front tonight and most of the day tomorrow. Winds
may be more variable in direction during periods of showers and
thunderstorms tonight and again tomorrow afternoon.

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/O.EXB.KMEG.WI.Y.0004.170325T0300Z-170325T2100Z/
Marshall-Benton MS-Lafayette-Yalobusha-Weakley-Gibson-Haywood-
Crockett-Madison-Fayette-Hardeman-
Including the cities of Holly Springs, Ashland, Oxford,
Water Valley, Coffeeville, Martin, Dresden, Humboldt, Milan,
Brownsville, Alamo, Jackson, Somerville, Oakland, and Bolivar
1208 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 4 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 PM CDT
Saturday.

* WINDS...south winds of 15 to 25 mph...with gusts 30 to 40 mph.

* TIMING...from 10 PM CDT Friday through 4 PM CDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...High profile vehicles will find difficulty in
  driving...especially on east to west oriented highways. Loose
  outdoor furniture and items will be vulnerable to the wind.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 25 to 39 mph are
expected...or gusts will range between 40 AND 57 mph. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult...especially for high profile
vehicles. Use extra caution.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
943 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-251645-
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-
943 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 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 a Slight Risk for severe thunderstorms late this evening
and overnight for eastern Arkansas, the Missouri bootheel,
northwest Mississippi and portions of far west Tennessee.
Damaging winds and large hail will be possible with any storms
that reach severe limits. There is a secondary risk for a tornado,
and for localized flash flooding.

Winds will likely reach advisory criteria by mid to late evening,
ahead of an approaching line of thunderstorms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

There is a Slight Risk for severe thunderstorms Saturday over
a large portion of the Midsouth Saturday. Damaging winds and
large hail will be the main threats. Isolated tornadoes and
localized flash flooding will be a secondary threat. The most
likely location for a tornado will be across north Mississippi.

Severe thunderstorm chances will return Monday. Any storms that
reach severe limits on Monday could carry an enhanced potential
for producing large and damaging hail.

Another round of severe storms will be possible on Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed starting tonight and through the
upcoming week, in response to multiple severe weather episodes.

$$

JAB

Hazardous Weather Outlook...UPDATED
National Weather Service Mobile AL
544 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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Choctaw-Washington-Clarke-Wilcox-Monroe-Conecuh-Butler-Crenshaw-
Escambia-Covington-Mobile Inland-Baldwin Inland-Mobile Central-
Baldwin Central-Mobile Coastal-Baldwin Coastal-Escambia Inland-
Escambia Coastal-Santa Rosa Inland-Santa Rosa Coastal-
Okaloosa Inland-Okaloosa Coastal-Wayne-Perry-Greene-Stone-George-
544 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of south central
Alabama...southwest Alabama...northwest Florida and southeast
Mississippi.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a high risk for rip currents along the gulf beaches of
Alabama and Northwest Florida through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

There is the potential for a few strong to severe thunderstorms
across the region Saturday ahead of a weakening cold front. Most
of the area is outlooked for a slight chance of severe storms, but
it appears the best potential for strong to a few severe storms
Saturday will be over the northwest half of the forecast area,
primarily along and west of I-65. The main threat looks to come
from localized damaging winds along with marginal severe hail
potential.

There is a high risk for rip currents along the gulf beaches of
Alabama and Northwest Florida through late Saturday night.

A few strong to marginally severe thunderstorms will also be
possible during the day on Monday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Activation of SkyWarn Severe Storm Spotter networks may be needed
on Saturday and on Monday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
529 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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059>061-251030-
Madison LA-Tensas-Concordia-Bolivar-Sunflower-Leflore-Grenada-
Carroll-Montgomery-Webster-Washington-Humphreys-Holmes-Attala-
Issaquena-Sharkey-Yazoo-Madison MS-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Claiborne-
Copiah-Jefferson-Adams-Franklin MS-
529 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Midday through this evening

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Marginal
TIMING...Late tonight

Sustained south to southeast winds of 15 to 25 mph are expected
from midday through evening with gusts up to 35 mph possible.

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Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible late tonight with the
main risks being damaging wind gusts and hail.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Severe thunderstorms will be possible on Saturday from mid morning
through early evening. The main risks with any severe
thunderstorms on Saturday will be damaging winds and hail.

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Severe thunderstorms will again be possible, at least along and
north of the Interstate 20 corridor, on Monday. 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 tonight
through Saturday and again Monday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
529 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Winston-Noxubee-Leake-Neshoba-
Scott-
529 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

NON-THUNDERSTORM WINDS
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Midday through this evening

Sustained south to southeast winds of 15 to 25 mph are expected
from midday through evening with gusts up to 35 mph possible.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Severe thunderstorms will be possible on Saturday from mid morning
through early evening. The main risks with any severe
thunderstorms on Saturday will be damaging winds and hail.

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Severe thunderstorms will again be possible, at least along and
north of the Interstate 20 corridor, on Monday. 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 Saturday
and Monday.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
554 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

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005-006-008-251000-
Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
Sullivan-Johnson-Morgan-Anderson-Union-Grainger-Hamblen-
Northwest Cocke-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-
Southeast Greene-Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-
Southeast Carter-Roane-Loudon-Knox-Jefferson-NW Blount-
Blount Smoky Mountains-North Sevier-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-McMinn-Northwest Monroe-
Southeast Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-East Polk-Lee-
Wise-Scott-Russell-Washington-
554 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017 /454 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop ahead of an
approaching cold front Sunday afternoon. A few storms may become
strong or possibly severe.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed on Sunday.

$$

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