Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
850 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Emmet-Kossuth-Palo Alto-
Including the cities of Estherville, Algona, and Emmetsburg
850 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...Strong thunderstorms moving into northern Iowa...

At 8:50pm, National Weather Service Doppler Radar was tracking
strong thunderstorms from Fairmont, Minnesota to near Spirit Lake.
These storms have had wind gusts up to 40 mph within the last
hour. Wind gusts up to around 45 mph will be possible with these
storms as they move to the southeast.

This area remains under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 1 am
Saturday. Please continue to monitor local media or NOAA Weather
Radio for the latest weather information and for any warnings
should they become necessary.



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