Friday, March 2, 2012

Hazardous Weather Outlook, Friday 3/2/12

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
551 AM CST FRI MAR 2 2012 
 
MONTGOMERY & ATTALA COUNTIES 
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
LOUISIANA AND MUCH OF CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI. 

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA...NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
MISSISSIPPI. THERE WILL BE A COUPLE OF ROUNDS OF STORMS WITH THE
FIRST OCCURRING AHEAD OF THE FRONT STARTING AROUND 3PM. ADDITIONAL
SEVERE STORMS WILL OCCUR ALONG THE COLD FRONT AND AFFECT THE AREA
UNTIL 3AM. ANY STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 75
MPH...HAIL UP TO GOLFBALL SIZE AND TORNADOES. A STRONG TORNADO COULD
ALSO OCCUR.

IN ADDITION...LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY FROM
NATCHEZ TO DE KALB...WHERE THUNDERSTORMS MAY MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER THE
SAME AREA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

BOLIVAR-SUNFLOWER-LEFLORE-GRENADA-CARROLL-WASHINGTON-HUMPHREYS-HOLMES
THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EXTREME SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS...PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING ALONG AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT. STORMS WILL LIKELY
OCCUR BETWEEN 4PM AND 8PM AND TRACK OFF TO THE SOUTH AND EAST THROUGH
THE EVENING. ALL SEVERE HAZARDS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST
STORMS...WHICH INCLUDE DAMAGING WINDS TO 75 MPH...HAIL TO THE SIZE OF
GOLF BALLS...AND TORNADOES.

GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS OF 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
BE PRESENT TODAY AS A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES NORTH OF THE
REGION AND THE PRESSURE GRADIENT TIGHTENS. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL
OCCUR FROM 9AM TO 2PM. DUE TO THIS...A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT
THROUGH 4 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

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 WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. 


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