Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
348 AM CDT Tue Aug 15 2017

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348 AM CDT Tue Aug 15 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central and
southern Minnesota...and west central Wisconsin.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of dense fog will impact the area through late this morning,
reducing visibility to one quarter mile or less.

Scattered thunderstorms can be expected starting in western
Minnesota this afternoon then slowly spreading east into eastern
Minnesota and western Wisconsin this evening through tonight.
Severe weather is not expected through tonight. However, some
storms may contain heavy rain which could cause localized

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Scattered thunderstorms can be expected Wednesday into Wednesday
night across much of the coverage area. There is a Marginal Risk
for severe thunderstorms over southern and southeastern Minnesota
into west central Wisconsin Wednesday and Wednesday night. The
main hazards are large hail and damaging winds. In addition,
thunderstorms during this time may contain heavy rain which could
cause localized flooding.

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible Friday afternoon
into Friday evening and again Sunday into Monday. Severe weather
is not expected with either event at this time.


SKYWARN spotter activation is not expected to be needed through
tonight but may be possible on Thursday. Even without severe
weather, rainfall reports would be appreciated.


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