Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
415 PM CDT TUE AUG 16 2016

MNZ031-032-162215-
WADENA MN-EAST OTTER TAIL MN-
415 PM CDT TUE AUG 16 2016

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN OTTER TAIL AND
SOUTHWESTERN WADENA COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM CDT...

AT 412 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR ALMORA...OR 24 MILES NORTH OF ALEXANDRIA...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
10 MPH.

PEA SIZE HAIL AND WINDS UP TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM. DOPPLER RADAR INDICATES RAINFALL OF UP TO 2 INCHES IN THE
PAST HOUR OVER FAR SOUTHEAST OTTER TAIL COUNTY AS WELL.

THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  PARKERS PRAIRIE AROUND 420 PM CDT.
  WRIGHTSTOWN AROUND 430 PM CDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN GRAND FORKS.

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LAT...LON 4637 9515 4611 9515 4611 9533 4616 9544
      4648 9507 4637 9491
TIME...MOT...LOC 2112Z 297DEG 10KT 4623 9530

$$

JAM



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