Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
450 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
231000-
DOUGLAS-TODD-MORRISON-MILLE LACS-KANABEC-STEVENS-POPE-STEARNS-
BENTON-SHERBURNE-ISANTI-CHISAGO-LAC QUI PARLE-SWIFT-CHIPPEWA-
KANDIYOHI-MEEKER-WRIGHT-HENNEPIN-ANOKA-RAMSEY-WASHINGTON-
YELLOW MEDICINE-RENVILLE-MCLEOD-SIBLEY-CARVER-SCOTT-DAKOTA-
REDWOOD-BROWN-NICOLLET-LE SUEUR-RICE-GOODHUE-WATONWAN-BLUE EARTH-
WASECA-STEELE-MARTIN-FARIBAULT-FREEBORN-POLK-BARRON-RUSK-
ST. CROIX-PIERCE-DUNN-PEPIN-EAU CLAIRE-
450 AM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
SOUTHERN MINNESOTA... AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS AN ENHANCED RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EAST OF
ALEXANDRIA TO GRANITE FALLS AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 35...INCLUDING
THE TWIN CITIES METRO...ST CLOUD...AND MANKATO. A SLIGHT RISK
ENCOMPASSES THE REST OF MINNESOTA AND WESTERN WISCONSIN.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP BY MID AFTERNOON ACROSS
WESTERN MINNESOTA...GROWING MORE NUMEROUS AS THEY TRACK EAST INTO
EASTERN MINNESOTA BY EARLY EVENING. THREATS AS THESE STORMS
INITIALLY DEVELOP INCLUDE VERY LARGE HAIL AND TORNADOES...BUT THE
THREAT WILL TRANSITION TO PRIMARILY WIND DAMAGE AS STORMS FORM
INTO A SQUALL LINE. THE LINE WILL BEGIN TO WEAKEN AS IT TRACKS
INTO WESTERN WISCONSIN DURING THE MID TO LATE EVENING.

GUSTY NON THUNDERSTORM WINDS ARE ALSO EXPECTED IN ADVANCE OF THE
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. GUSTS OVER 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THERE IS A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE
PROBABILITY OF SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

$$

BORGHOFF



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