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Strong/Severe Storms Just South of MSP

  • Blog Post by: Paul Douglas
  • August 21, 2013 - 3:01 PM

Hail Potential South Metro. Doppler radar at 3 pm shows a line of strong/severe T-storms developing south of the Twin Cities, some capable of 1-2" diameter hail. A Severe Storm Watch is in effect for much of Wisconsin until 11 PM. Here are details on the warnings posted just south of MSP:

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN

252 PM CDT WED AUG 21 2013


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A


* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...

  NORTHERN LE SUEUR COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

  NORTHEASTERN NICOLLET COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

  SCOTT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

  SOUTHEASTERN SIBLEY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...


* UNTIL 330 PM CDT


* AT 249 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE

  EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTH OF SHAKOPEE TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MN

  VALLEY STATE REC AREA TO GAYLORD...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.


  HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.


  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.


  IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO

           ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.


* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...

  NEW PRAGUE...HENDERSON...RUSH RIVER...NORSELAND...ST BENEDICT...

  HELENA...CREDIT RIVER...LE SUEUR...CRYSTAL BAY AND OTTAWA.

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