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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 255
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Hazard Tornadoes EF2+ Tornadoes
Likelihood Low Very Low
Severe Wind 65 kt+ Wind
Moderate Low
Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
Low Very Low

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   SEL5

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 255
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   200 AM CDT Fri Jun 11 2021

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     A small part of northwestern Minnesota
     Eastern North Dakota

   * Effective this Friday morning from 200 AM until 700 AM CDT.

   * Primary threats include...
     Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
     Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

   SUMMARY...A squall line in central North Dakota will continue to
   move generally eastward through the early morning hours, with the
   threat for occasional damaging gusts and marginally severe hail
   before the storms weaken after moving into western Minnesota toward
   sunrise.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
   statute miles east and west of a line from 60 miles north northeast
   of Devils Lake ND to 70 miles south southeast of Jamestown ND. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU5).

   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 253...WW 254...

   AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
   1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A few
   cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   25035.

   ...Thompson
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