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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 516
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
140 PM CDT Sun Oct 10 2021
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 140 PM until
900 PM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
inches in diameter possible
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
A tornado or two possible
SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorms will continue to intensify this
afternoon over northeast Minnesota, before the storms move northward
into Canada. The strongest cells will be capable of large hail and
gusty winds. An isolated tornado or two is also possible.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 45
statute miles north and south of a line from 80 miles west northwest
of Hibbing MN to 20 miles south southeast of Grand Marais MN. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU6).
REMEMBER...A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means conditions are
favorable for 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. Severe thunderstorms can and occasionally do produce
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 450. Mean storm motion vector