Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Eastern ND/Grand Forks ND
101 PM CDT FRI AUG 18 2017

MNZ031-032-181900-
Wadena MN-East Otter Tail MN-
101 PM CDT FRI AUG 18 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN WADENA AND EAST CENTRAL
OTTER TAIL COUNTIES UNTIL 200 PM CDT...

At 100 PM CDT, trained weather spotters reported strong
thunderstorms near Wadena, or 37 miles north of Long Prairie, moving
east at 15 mph.

Nickel size hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Wadena, Verndale, Staples Airport, Bluffton, Nimrod, Aldrich and Blue
Grass.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4638 9473 4637 9473 4637 9515 4632 9516
      4631 9533 4657 9525 4666 9479 4639 9478
      4640 9476 4638 9475
TIME...MOT...LOC 1800Z 261DEG 13KT 4650 9513

$$

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