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Severe Thunderstorm Watch 541
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WW0541 Radar
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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   SEL1

   URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 541
   NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
   230 PM CDT Fri Jul 26 2019

   The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

   * Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
     Northern Minnesota
     Northern Wisconsin
     Lake Superior

   * Effective this Friday afternoon and evening from 230 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...Thunderstorms are expected to intensify over northern MN
   this afternoon and track eastward across the watch area.  A few
   supercells capable of large hail and damaging winds are expected. 
   An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out.

   The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 65
   statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles west of
   Hibbing MN to 25 miles south southeast of Grand Marais MN. For a
   complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
   update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU1).

   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
   28035.

   ...Hart
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