Set your NOAA Weather Radio to the alert mode before retiring for the evening. Southern Minnesota is in a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 6am. Major threat is damaging straightline winds along with drenching rains.
URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 388
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
900 PM CDT TUE JUN 22 2010
THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
MUCH OF IOWA
EFFECTIVE THIS TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 900 PM
UNTIL 600 AM CDT.
HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 80
MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS.