Mississippi Thunderstorm Outlook

MISSISSIPPI THUNDERSTORM OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
300 PM CDT FRI MAY 2, 1997

THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN MISSISSIPPI...
GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF A IUKA TO WINONA TO YAZOO CITY TO LAUREL LINE. THERE IS A MODERATE RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS TO THE
WEST OF THAT LINE. A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS OVER THE EXTREME SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES.

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND AN ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT IN THE SOUTHERN PLAINS WILL COMBINE WITH STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW
TO CONTINUE THE THREAT OF WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SEVERE WEATHER WILL TAKE THE FORM OF LARGE HAIL...
DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES.

STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS AS WELL AS PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PERSONNEL ARE URGED TO STAND BY FOR THE REMAINDER
OF THE AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
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