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Tornado Watch 306
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Moderate Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Low

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   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Tornado Watch Number 306
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   210 PM CDT Wed Jun 7 2017

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Tornado Watch for portions of 
     Northwest Minnesota
     Far eastern North Dakota

   * Effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 210 PM
     until 600 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     A couple tornadoes possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A weak upper low and surface boundary in conjunction with
   adequate moisture and steep lapse rates will continue to support the
   possibility of brief tornadoes as storms develop east/southeastward
   into northwest Minnesota.

   The tornado watch area is approximately along and 60 statute miles
   north and south of a line from 35 miles northwest of Fargo ND to 30
   miles south of Bemidji MN. For a complete depiction of the watch see
   the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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.

   &&

   AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
   surface and aloft to 1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
   gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 400. Mean
   storm motion vector 28010.

   ...Guyer
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