Public Severe Weather Outlook (PWO)
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   PUBLIC SEVERE WEATHER OUTLOOK  
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   1158 AM CDT THU JUL 18 2013

   ...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL EXPECTED
   OVER PARTS OF THE UPPER MIDWEST AND THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION
   THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN OK IS FORECASTING THE
   DEVELOPMENT OF DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL OVER PARTS OF THE UPPER
   MIDWEST AND THE UPPER GREAT LAKES REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

   THE AREAS MOST LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THIS ACTIVITY INCLUDE

          NORTHERN MINNESOTA
          NORTHERN WISCONSIN

   ELSEWHERE...SEVERE STORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE FROM...EASTERN PARTS OF
   THE NORTHERN PLAINS EASTWARD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION INTO
   PARTS OF NEW YORK AND WESTERN NEW ENGLAND.

   A HOT AND HUMID AIR MASS WILL SUPPORT THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT TODAY
   NEAR AND SOUTH OF A FRONT FROM EASTERN PARTS OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS
   EASTWARD ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES REGION INTO NEW ENGLAND. STRONG
   WINDS THROUGHOUT THE ATMOSPHERE WILL SUPPORT FAST-MOVING...ORGANIZED
   STORM CLUSTERS WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL POSSIBLE. THE
   GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
   NORTHERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHERN WISCONSIN...WHERE A COUPLE OF
   TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
   WILL PERSIST INTO TONIGHT.

   STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGERS ARE MONITORING THIS DEVELOPING
   SITUATION. THOSE IN THE THREATENED AREA ARE URGED TO REVIEW SEVERE
   WEATHER SAFETY RULES AND TO LISTEN TO RADIO...TELEVISION...AND NOAA
   WEATHER RADIO FOR POSSIBLE WATCHES...WARNINGS...AND STATEMENTS LATER
   TODAY.

   ..COHEN/CORFIDI.. 07/18/2013

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