SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 282

WW 282 SEVERE TSTM MN ND 172220Z – 180500Z

WW 0282 Image

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 282
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
520 PM CDT Wed Jun 17 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Northwest Minnesota
  Eastern North Dakota

* Effective this Wednesday afternoon from 520 PM until Midnight

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2
    inches in diameter possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms will develop this evening along and ahead of
a cold front across eastern North Dakota, and spread northeastward
through early tonight.  A few supercells will be possible initially,
with the threat for large hail/damaging winds, and perhaps an
isolated tornado across northeast North Dakota and extreme northwest
Minnesota.  Storms are expected to grow upscale into clusters and
line segments later this evening, with a continuing threat for
damaging winds and occasional large hail.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 60
statute miles east and west of a line from 25 miles northwest of
Hallock MN to 70 miles south of Jamestown ND. For a complete
depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline update


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


AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 550. Mean storm motion vector


Read more

Source link

  • Editor
  • Website is owned by STL.News, LLC, but hosted, designed and maintained by WebTech Group (WTG). WTG is a St. Louis based web designed firm offering digital marketing services and news sites. We created RSSWX.News to help the major search engines easily find news direct from the source, which is the National Weather Service.