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Tornado Warning

Statement as of 3:30 PM CDT on May 25, 2016

Expires 5:15 PM EDT on May 25, 2016


The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
northwestern Stearns County in central Minnesota...
southwestern Todd County in central Minnesota...

* until 415 PM CDT

* at 329 PM CDT... a tornado producing storm was located over West
Union... or 15 miles southeast of Alexandria... moving northeast at 10
mph.

Hazard... damaging tornado and half dollar size hail.

Source... radar confirmed tornado.

Impact... flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
           shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
           Damage to roofs... windows... and vehicles will occur. Tree
           damage is likely.

* This tornadic storm will be near...
Sauk Centre around 405 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include West
Union.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 94 in Minnesota between mile markers 116 and 124.
U.S. Highway 71 between mile markers 170 and 177.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

This Tornado Warning replaces the Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued
for the same area.

To repeat... a tornado is on the ground. Take cover now! Move to a
basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy
building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors... in a Mobile home... or in
a vehicle... move to the closest substantial shelter and protect
yourself from flying debris.

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


Lat... Lon 4577 9478 4573 9510 4575 9514 4584 9514
      4595 9507
time... Mot... loc 2029z 241deg 9kt 4577 9511

Tornado... observed
hail... 1.25in


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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 3:16 PM CDT on May 25, 2016

Expires 5:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2016


The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
northwestern Stearns County in central Minnesota...
southwestern Todd County in central Minnesota...
southeastern Douglas County in west central Minnesota...
northeastern Pope County in west central Minnesota...

* until 400 PM CDT

* at 316 PM CDT... a severe thunderstorm was located over Westport... or
15 miles southeast of Alexandria... moving northeast at 20 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...
Sauk Centre... Lake Osakis... West Union and Westport.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 94 in Minnesota between mile markers 113 and 128.
U.S. Highway 71 between mile markers 167 and 177.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 4566 9516 4574 9528 4594 9508 4576 9476
time... Mot... loc 2016z 232deg 16kt 4573 9516

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


Jpc


Local Storm Report



05/24/2016 0525 PM

4 miles ESE of West Union, Stearns County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.


            Hail up to 1 inch reported northwest of Sauk
            Centre



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 12:50 PM CDT on May 25, 2016


... Weekly NOAA Weather Radio test postponed...

Due to thunderstorms in the area early this afternoon and the
marginal risk of severe weather, the NOAA Weather Radio test that is
normally conducted on Wednesday at 1 PM has been postponed until
tomorrow at 1 PM. We apologize for any inconvenience.


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