Outlook Discussion (below)
PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 0203 AM CDT FRI APR 09 2021 ...Severe thunderstorms expected over parts of the lower Mississippi Valley later today and tonight... * LOCATIONS... Central and southern Mississippi Northern Louisiana Southern Arkansas * HAZARDS... Widespread damaging winds, some hurricane force A few tornadoes Scattered large hail, some baseball size * SUMMARY... A complex severe-weather scenario is expected to unfold across the Mid-South into the Southeast late this morning through the afternoon and overnight hours. Significant severe storms, including widespread damaging winds, and at least a few tornadoes are expected across portions of northeast Louisiana into Mississippi, especially overnight. Large hail is also expected to be a concern, mainly during the day across parts of eastern Oklahoma into the Arklatex region.