Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
635 AM CDT THU JUN 22 2017

MNZ076-077-083-084-221230-
Le Sueur-Waseca-Blue Earth-Rice-
635 AM CDT THU JUN 22 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN LE
SUEUR...CENTRAL BLUE EARTH...NORTHERN WASECA AND SOUTHERN RICE
COUNTIES THROUGH 730 AM CDT...

At 635 AM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Kilkenny to near Madelia. Movement
was east at 20 mph.

Dime size hail is possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Mankato, Faribault, North Mankato, Lake Crystal, Eagle Lake,
Janesville, Waterville, Madison Lake, Morristown, St. Clair, Elysian
and Warsaw.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 35 between mile markers 51 and 59.
 U.S. Highway 14 between mile markers 131 and 151.
 U.S. Highway 169 between mile markers 36 and 55.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause 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.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They can relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in The Twin Cities.

LAT...LON 4408 9437 4411 9436 4418 9411 4416 9405
      4417 9401 4421 9402 4434 9352 4430 9304
      4427 9305 4419 9332 4420 9340 4417 9341
      4397 9413
TIME...MOT...LOC 1135Z 276DEG 15KT 4430 9348 4409 9432

$$

JPC



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