Severe Local Storm Watch and Watch Cancellation Msg
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 403
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1230 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
  NORTH-CENTRAL AND NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA
  NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN
  LAKE SUPERIOR

* EFFECTIVE THIS THURSDAY MORNING FROM 1230 AM UNTIL 700 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE...
  SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75
    MPH POSSIBLE

SUMMARY...THIS BOWING COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH A HISTORY OF
DAMAGING AND SEVERE GUSTS IS EXPECTED TO PROCEED QUICKLY
EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...TOWARD WESTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR AND NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN.  THE MAIN THREAT WILL CONTINUE
TO BE WIND DAMAGE UNTIL THE STORMS ENCOUNTER AIR TOO STABLE TO
SUSTAIN THEM.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80
STATUTE MILES EITHER SIDE OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
BRAINERD MINNESOTA TO 45 MILES NORTHWEST OF ELY MINNESOTA.  FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

&&

OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 402...

AVIATION...A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL SURFACE AND ALOFT
TO 1 INCH. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE WIND GUSTS TO 65 KNOTS.
A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO 550. MEAN STORM MOTION
VECTOR 29040.


...EDWARDS



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