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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 516
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Low Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL6

   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 
     Northeast Minnesota
     Lake Superior

   * 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).

   PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

   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
   tornadoes.

   &&

   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
   20030.

   ...Hart
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