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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
Eastern North Dakota
* 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).
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
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