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Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
945 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

MNZ060-066>070-076>078-231545-
SCOTT-CARVER-SIBLEY-DAKOTA-HENNEPIN-MCLEOD-GOODHUE-RICE-LE SUEUR-
945 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN MCLEOD...
CARVER...SOUTHWESTERN HENNEPIN...EASTERN SIBLEY...SCOTT...DAKOTA...
RICE...GOODHUE AND LE SUEUR COUNTIES...

AT 945 AM CDT...RADAR INDICATED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEW AUBURN TO NEAR KENYON. MOVEMENT WAS
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
FARIBAULT...NORTHFIELD...RED WING...BLOOMINGTON...EAGAN...
EDEN PRAIRIE...BURNSVILLE...LAKEVILLE...MINNETONKA...APPLE VALLEY...
EDINA AND SHAKOPEE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 88.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 169 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 78 AND 122.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 212 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 112 AND 160.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 61 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 113.

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.

LAT...LON 4446 9388 4465 9447 4499 9376 4460 9258
      4461 9257 4457 9255 4457 9244 4452 9230
      4445 9235 4445 9243 4437 9244 4436 9255
      4419 9256 4420 9374
TIME...MOT...LOC 1445Z 234DEG 27KT 4467 9423 4433 9298

$$

DWE




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
447 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

MNZ041>045-047>070-073>078-082>085-091>093-WIZ014>016-023>028-
241000-
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-
447 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 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

TWO ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. THE FIRST WILL
WORK OUT OF SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA THIS MORNING AND INTO WESTERN
WISCONSIN THIS AFTERNOON WITH A SECOND ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS
MOVING INTO WESTERN MINNESOTA LATER IN THE AFTERNOON AND MOVING
INTO WESTERN WI TONIGHT. BOTH ROUNDS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO
PRODUCE TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS. IN ADDITION...THE SECOND ROUND OF
ACTIVITY WILL POSE A RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER...WITH DAMAGING WIND
GUSTS BEING THE MAIN THREAT.

HEAT INDICIES WILL ONCE CLIMB INTO THE 90S TO NEAR 100 AT TIMES
BY THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. THE THREAT FOR
SEVERE WEATHER WITH THESE STORMS IS LOW AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED LATER TODAY.

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