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Tornado Watch Until 9 PM (squall line intensifying - severe storms reach MSP metro by 6 PM)

Posted by: Paul Douglas Updated: August 6, 2013 - 4:19 PM

Squall Line. The 4 pm visible loop shows a few bands of strong/severe storms forming over central Minnesota - a few may spawn large hail, even an isolated tornado, into the late evening hours. The best chance of severe storms in the Twin Cities metro is 6-8 PM.

 

Dinner Hour Severe Risk In The Twin Cities. The HRRR model shows a squall line with potentially severe storms arriving around 6 pm.

 

Supercells. The cluster of storms near Morris and Glenwood is capable of tennis ball size hail and an isolated tornado - NWS Doppler shows rotation with this cell. Details:

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN

359 PM CDT TUE AUG 6 2013



THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A



* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

  CENTRAL STEVENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...



* UNTIL 430 PM CDT


* AT 358 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A

  TORNADO WAS LOCATED 10 MILES WEST OF MORRIS...AND MOVING EAST AT 40

  MPH.


  HAZARD...TORNADO AND TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL.


  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.


  IMPACT...MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE TO

           ROOFS...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS

           WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS. TREE DAMAGE IS

           LIKELY.


* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

  MORRIS...ALBERTA AND HANCOCK.

 

 

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