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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
336 PM CDT MON AUG 20 2018

ALZ005-006-202115-
Madison AL-Limestone AL-
336 PM CDT MON AUG 20 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN MADISON AND EAST
CENTRAL LIMESTONE COUNTIES UNTIL 415 PM CDT...

At 336 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Athens, moving east at 15 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Huntsville, Madison, Athens, Redstone Arsenal, Meridianville, Hazel
Green, Alabama A And M University, University Of Alabama In
Huntsville, Harvest and French Mill.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Strong gusty winds will be capable of knocking down small tree limbs
along with other small unsecured items. Seek safe shelter until this
storm has passed.

&&

LAT...LON 3471 8695 3485 8690 3494 8659 3467 8654
TIME...MOT...LOC 2036Z 261DEG 13KT 3477 8688

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson MS
238 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

LAZ016-023>026-MSZ028>033-036>039-042>045-047>050-053-054-059-
211945-
Madison LA-Franklin LA-Catahoula-Tensas-Concordia-Montgomery-
Webster-Clay-Lowndes-Choctaw-Oktibbeha-Holmes-Attala-Winston-
Noxubee-Yazoo-Madison MS-Leake-Neshoba-Warren-Hinds-Rankin-Scott-
Claiborne-Copiah-Jefferson-
238 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

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

.DAY ONE...Tonight and Tuesday

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
THREAT...Marginal
TIMING...Tonight

FLOODING
THREAT...Limited
TIMING...Tonight

Isolated severe thunderstorms will be possible mainly this
evening as a cold front moves into the area. Damaging wind gusts
and up to quarter size hail will be the main severe weather
threats.

A very moist airmass will continue to promote heavy rainfall and
flooding in thunderstorms that develop through tonight. Two to
three inches an hour rainfall rates will be common where the
heaviest storms occur which could easily lead to flash flooding.

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.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday night through Sunday

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 tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Huntsville AL
235 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

ALZ001>010-016-TNZ076-096-097-210015-
Lauderdale-Colbert-Franklin AL-Lawrence-Limestone-Madison-Morgan-
Marshall-Jackson-DeKalb-Cullman-Moore-Lincoln-Franklin TN-
235 PM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for north Alabama and portions of
southern middle Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and tonight, as a weak cold
front moves across the region. A few storms could be strong to
marginally severe, capable of producing damaging winds. The primary
window for any severe activity will mainly be during the evening
hours. The best chance for severe weather will be in northwestern
portions of Alabama.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday...

Isolated thunderstorms are possible Saturday and Sunday.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...

Activation of storm spotters and emergency management personnel is
not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
227 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-
089>098-102>113-211830-
Baldwin-Banks-Barrow-Bartow-Bibb-Bleckley-Butts-Carroll-Catoosa-
Chattahoochee-Chattooga-Cherokee-Clarke-Clayton-Cobb-Coweta-
Crawford-Crisp-Dade-Dawson-DeKalb-Dodge-Dooly-Douglas-Emanuel-
Fannin-Fayette-Floyd-Forsyth-Gilmer-Glascock-Gordon-Greene-
Gwinnett-Hall-Hancock-Haralson-Harris-Heard-Henry-Houston-Jackson-
Jasper-Jefferson-Johnson-Jones-Lamar-Laurens-Lumpkin-Macon-
Madison-Marion-Meriwether-Monroe-Montgomery-Morgan-Murray-
Muscogee-Newton-North Fulton-Oconee-Oglethorpe-Paulding-Peach-
Pickens-Pike-Polk-Pulaski-Putnam-Rockdale-Schley-South Fulton-
Spalding-Stewart-Sumter-Talbot-Taliaferro-Taylor-Telfair-Toombs-
Towns-Treutlen-Troup-Twiggs-Union-Upson-Walker-Walton-Warren-
Washington-Webster-Wheeler-White-Whitfield-Wilcox-Wilkes-
Wilkinson-
227 PM EDT Mon Aug 20 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight...

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are expected across north and
central Georgia through this evening. A few storms could be
strong with gusty winds, frequent lightning and heavy rain. Due to
the heavy rain, brief localized flooding is possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday...

A cold front will move across north and central Georgia on Tuesday
bringing scattered to numerous thunderstorms along and ahead of
the front. A few storms could be severe with damaging winds,
frequent lightning and heavy rain. Due to the heavy rain, brief
localized flooding is possible.

Scattered thunderstorms are expected again Friday through Sunday.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not requested but spotters are encouraged
to submit reports of severe weather through the web by going to
weather.gov/atlanta.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
828 AM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-211530-
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-
828 AM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of East Arkansas...
the Missouri Bootheel...North Mississippi...and West Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Severe thunderstorms are possible across all of the Mid South
this afternoon into the evening hours. Damaging winds are the main
threat. Large hail and heavy rainfall with flash flooding are
secondary threats. A weak tornado is possible.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed in support of severe weather
operations this afternoon into this evening.

$$

SJM

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Nashville TN
509 AM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-211015-
Stewart-Montgomery-Robertson-Sumner-Macon-Clay-Pickett-Houston-
Humphreys-Dickson-Cheatham-Davidson-Wilson-Trousdale-Smith-
Jackson-Putnam-Overton-Fentress-Perry-Hickman-Lewis-Williamson-
Maury-Marshall-Rutherford-Cannon-De Kalb-White-Cumberland-Bedford-
Coffee-Warren-Grundy-Van Buren-Wayne-Lawrence-Giles-
509 AM CDT Mon Aug 20 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Middle
Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Numerous storms will occur today and tonight ahead of a cold
front approaching Middle Tennessee from the west. Some of these
storms will become strong to severe, mainly in areas west of I-65.
Damaging straight-line winds are the primary threat. The peak
time for severe storms is between 6 and 10 pm this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed, especially this evening in areas
generally west of I-65.

$$

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