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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 6:44 PM CDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 8:15 PM EDT on August 18, 2017


The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northwestern Jackson County in southwestern Minnesota...
northern Nobles County in southwestern Minnesota...
east central Pipestone County in southwestern Minnesota...
southwestern Cottonwood County in southwestern Minnesota...
Murray County in southwestern Minnesota...

* until 715 PM CDT

* at 644 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Lake Shetek State Park to Slayton to near
Chandler, moving southeast at 40 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Slayton, Fulda, Westbrook, Leota, Wilmont, Chandler, Lake Wilson,
Currie, Storden, Dovray, Lake Shetek State Park, Avoca, Iona,
Dundee, Hadley and Kinbrae.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service
office in Sioux Falls.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 4375 9547 4364 9581 4397 9617 4408 9585
      4420 9568 4420 9559 4394 9512
time... Mot... loc 2344z 325deg 35kt 4415 9560 4401 9576 4392 9601

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 6:43 PM CDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on August 19, 2017


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 456 remains in effect until 100 am CDT

MN
. Minnesota counties included are

Blue Earth Brown Cottonwood
Faribault Freeborn Jackson
Lincoln Lyon Martin
Murray Nicollet Nobles
Pipestone Redwood Waseca
Watonwan Yellow Medicine


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 4:57 PM CDT on August 18, 2017

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on August 19, 2017


... Public information statement...

... Severe Thunderstorm Watch safety rules...

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that conditions are favorable
for the development of severe weather in the designated area.
During a watch there is no cause for immediate concern. You should
go about your normal business... but be on the lookout and keep up
to date on the latest weather developments. Public safety
officials should activate prearranged plans.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning... on the other hand... means that a
severe thunderstorm has been sighted or indicated by radar. People
in the path of the storm should take immediate action to safeguard
themselves and their family.

Technically speaking... a severe thunderstorm is defined as having
wind gusts which exceed 58 mph and/or hail at least 1 inch in
diameter. However... as these storms develop... they can be
accompanied by tornadoes. Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or other
local media to learn if a warning has been issued for your area.
Also... keep a close watch on the thunderstorms as tornadoes can
form quickly. If you see a tornado... move quickly into a basement.
If none is available... seek shelter in a small interior room on
the lowest floor and stay away from outside walls... doors and
windows. In schools... factories or other institutional type
buildings... stay out of auditoriums and gymnasiums.



457 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

... Public information statement...

... Severe Thunderstorm Watch safety rules...

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that conditions are favorable
for the development of severe weather in the designated area.
During a watch there is no cause for immediate concern. You should
go about your normal business... but be on the lookout and keep up
to date on the latest weather developments. Public safety
officials should activate prearranged plans.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning... on the other hand... means that a
severe thunderstorm has been sighted or indicated by radar. People
in the path of the storm should take immediate action to safeguard
themselves and their family.

Technically speaking... a severe thunderstorm is defined as having
wind gusts which exceed 58 mph and/or hail at least 1 inch in
diameter. However... as these storms develop... they can be
accompanied by tornadoes. Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or other
local media to learn if a warning has been issued for your area.
Also... keep a close watch on the thunderstorms as tornadoes can
form quickly. If you see a tornado... move quickly into a basement.
If none is available... seek shelter in a small interior room on
the lowest floor and stay away from outside walls... doors and
windows. In schools... factories or other institutional type
buildings... stay out of auditoriums and gymnasiums.


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Arizona - Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
California - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert, Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
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Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Areal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada -
New Hampshire - Areal Flood Advisory
New Jersey - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Special Statement
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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Oklahoma - Flood Warning
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
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Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
South Dakota - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
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Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Coastal Hazard Statement
Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Warning
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
- Severe Thunderstorm Watch
- Small Craft Advisory

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