Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
515 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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515 PM CDT Wed Aug 16 2017

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Showers and thunderstorms will continue through tonight. The main
threat will be heavy rainfall, especially in western Minnesota,
where localized amounts between 4 and 6 inches is expected. Some
localized flooding will be possible with this rain.

There is a marginal risk for severe storms as well in south
central MN this afternoon and evening. Damaging wind gusts and a few
tornadoes are possible with activity that is expected to move out of
Iowa into southern MN early this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are possible Thursday mainly
across eastern Minnesota into western Wisconsin. Severe weather
is not expected. There is a chance for non severe thunderstorms
Friday afternoon into Friday evening. Thunderstorm chances
increase again Sunday into Monday night. Heavy rainfall and
severe weather will be possible during this period.


SKYWARN spotter activation will not be needed.


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