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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 233
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WW0233 Radar
Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Moderate Moderate

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   SEL3

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 233
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   135 PM CDT Thu Jun 28 2018

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Minnesota
     Eastern North Dakota
     Northwest Wisconsin
     Lake Superior

   * Effective this Thursday afternoon and evening from 135 PM until
     900 PM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
     Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
       inches in diameter possible
     A tornado or two possible

   SUMMARY...Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms will form and
   spread southeastward across the watch area this afternoon, posing a
   risk of locally damaging winds and large hail.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 35
   statute miles north and south of a line from 35 miles southwest of
   Grand Forks ND to 70 miles southeast of Duluth MN. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   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.

   &&

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 230...WW 231...WW 232...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   29035.

   ...Hart
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