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Minnesota, Benton

Special Statement

Statement as of 8:47 PM CDT on June 24, 2016

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on June 25, 2016

... Very warm and humid Saturday with rapidly developing thunderstorms
likely by afternoon...

A very warm and humid airmass with highs in the mid 80s to lower
90s and dew points in the low to mid 70s will lead to a period of
heat indices in the 95 to 100 degree range in the early to mid

Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are then expected to rapidly
develop across western Minnesota during the 1 to 4 PM timeframe.
Storms will become more widespread and stronger as they head into
south central and east central Minnesota in the 4 to 7 PM
timeframe... and western Wisconsin between 7 and 10 PM. All modes
of severe weather are possible including large hail... damaging
winds... a few tornadoes... and torrential rainfall with localized
flash flooding.

Those with outdoor activities should take longer breaks and drink
plenty of water... or avoid the hotter periods of the day. Also... have
a way to receive watches and warnings and be prepared to take
action quickly as storms approach. Rapidly changing conditions are
possible Saturday afternoon and evening across the entire area.


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