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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
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).
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.