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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 63
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
245 PM CST Mon Mar 6 2017
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Central and southern Minnesota
Far west-central Wisconsin
* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 245 PM until
1000 PM CST.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible
SUMMARY...Widely scattered storms developing over southwest
Minnesota will spread northeast this evening with a risk for all
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 85 statute miles
east and west of a line from 40 miles north of Saint Cloud MN to 40
miles southwest of Rochester MN. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 61...WW 62...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 55 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean
storm motion vector 22045.