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Severe Storms Approaching Far South MSP Metro

Posted by: Paul Douglas Updated: May 7, 2014 - 9:03 PM

Severe Storms Mankato - St. Peter Area. The Twin Cities office of the NWS has issued a severe storm warning for some quarter-size hail. The storm cluster is moving north at 30 mph, and may impact the Twin Cities between 10 PM and Midnight. More strong to severe storms are lining up from Litchfield to Cambridge, capable of hail and enough rain for localized flash flooding. It looks like a long and noisy night.

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
858 PM CDT WED MAY 7 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL BLUE EARTH COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  WEST CENTRAL LE SUEUR COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...
  EASTERN NICOLLET COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 855 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES SOUTH OF
  MANKATO...AND MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.

  HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  MANKATO AROUND 905 PM CDT.
  ST PETER AROUND 930 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE EAGLE LAKE...NORTH MANKATO...
MANKATO AIRPORT...KASOTA AND OTTAWA.

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 IN THE
TWIN CITIES.

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