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WW 379 SEVERE TSTM MN SD 022135Z - 030500Z
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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 379
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
435 PM CDT Sun Jun 2 2024

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of 
  Southwest Minnesota
  Central and Eastern South Dakota

* Effective this Sunday afternoon from 435 PM until Midnight CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 2.5
    inches in diameter likely
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely
  A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Several areas of thunderstorms will develop and spread
across the watch area this afternoon and evening.  Large hail and
damaging winds are the main threats, although an isolated tornado is
also possible.

The severe thunderstorm watch area is approximately along and 70
statute miles north and south of a line from 55 miles southwest of
Pierre SD to 55 miles east southeast of Ortonville MN. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).


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


374...WW 375...WW 376...WW 377...WW 378...

AVIATION...A few severe thunderstorms with hail surface and aloft to
2.5 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. A
few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean storm motion vector


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