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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 472
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
1235 AM CDT Mon Jul 18 2022
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of
* Effective this Monday morning from 1235 AM until 400 AM CDT.
* Primary threats include...
Isolated damaging wind gusts to 65 mph possible
SUMMARY...A complex of thunderstorms that has produced severe gusts
in Ontario may maintain organization near severe levels for a few
hours into adjoining parts of northeastern Minnesota, in a corridor
of favorably unstable air northwest of Lake Superior.
The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 50
statute miles either side of a line from International Falls MN to
25 miles southeast of Hibbing MN. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).
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
AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector