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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 287
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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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   SEL7

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 287
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   335 PM CDT Sun May 29 2022

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northwestern Minnesota
     Eastern North Dakota

   * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 335 PM until
     1000 PM CDT.

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

   SUMMARY...Scattered thunderstorm development is expected along a
   roughly north-south band near the North Dakota-Minnesota border this
   afternoon, while additional storms could form later this afternoon
   into northeastern North Dakota.  The storm environment will support
   a mix of multicell clusters and some supercells, with the primary
   threats of occasional large hail and damaging outflow gusts.  A
   tornado or two may occur with any mature supercells interacting with
   the surface warm front.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
   statute miles east and west of a line from 20 miles west northwest
   of Roseau MN to 60 miles south of Detroit Lakes MN. For a complete
   depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU7).

   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 60 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector
   21025.

   ...Thompson
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