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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 351
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
735 PM CDT Sun Aug 26 2018
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Tornado Watch for portions of
Extreme west central Minnesota
Southeastern North Dakota
North central and northeastern South Dakota
* Effective this Sunday night and Monday morning from 735 PM
until 200 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
A couple tornadoes possible
Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3
inches in diameter likely
Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
SUMMARY...Isolated supercells will be possible the next few hours
across north central and northeastern South Dakota into southeastern
North Dakota, with the threat for a couple of tornadoes and very
large hail. Later this evening into early tonight, storm coverage
should increase into southeastern North Dakota and Minnesota, with
an attendant threat for damaging winds and large hail.
The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles
north and south of a line from 85 miles west of Aberdeen SD to 55
miles north of Ortonville MN. For a complete depiction of the watch
see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).
REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and 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.
OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 350...
AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 600. Mean
storm motion vector 25035.