Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
408 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
190930-
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-
408 AM CDT THU AUG 18 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
SOUTHEAST MINNESOTA...SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA...WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY LATER TODAY, CONTINUING THROUGH TONIGHT,
SPREADING FROM WESTERN MINNESOTA EASTWARD. ANY STORMS THAT
DEVELOP WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS.
AN ISOLATED TORNADO IS ALSO POSSIBLE ALONG THE SURFACE FRONT IN
CENTRAL MINNESOTA LATER TODAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE
WEATHER WHICH ENCOMPASSES MUCH OF THE COVERAGE AREA. THE SEVERE
WEATHER POTENTIAL WILL DIMINISH TONIGHT.

IN ADDITION TO THE SEVERE WEATHER POTENTIAL, SOME STORMS MAY
PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH COULD RAISE FLOODING CONCERNS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT. A FEW STORMS,
MAINLY OVER SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA, MAY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
LARGE HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS. THE CHANCES FOR SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW
BUT CANNOT BE RULED OUT ALTOGETHER.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. SEVERE
WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME FOR THAT PERIOD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATER TODAY THROUGH
TONIGHT...AND AGAIN FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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