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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 472
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Severe Hail 2"+ Hail
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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 
     Northeastern Minnesota

   * 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).

   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
   1.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 55 knots. A
   few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector
   33035.

   ...Edwards
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