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107-109-130000-  
/T.NEW.KMPX.TO.W.0002.180412T2345Z-180413T0000Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TEST   
..TORNADO WARNING
 
TEST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
645 PM CDT THU APR 12 2018  
   
..THIS MESSAGE IS FOR TEST PURPOSES ONLY
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
HENNEPIN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
STEELE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
SIBLEY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
STEARNS COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
WRIGHT COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
FARIBAULT COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
KANABEC COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
ISANTI COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
STEVENS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
YELLOW MEDICINE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
CARVER COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
RENVILLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
MILLE LACS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
MARTIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
ANOKA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
MCLEOD COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
RICE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
FREEBORN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
LAC QUI PARLE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
LE SUEUR COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
SCOTT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
BENTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
BROWN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
BLUE EARTH COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
SWIFT COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
KANDIYOHI COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
CHIPPEWA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
REDWOOD COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN MINNESOTA...  
SHERBURNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
WASECA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
MORRISON COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
NICOLLET COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
POPE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
WATONWAN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
RAMSEY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
DOUGLAS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
DAKOTA COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
MEEKER COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
CHISAGO COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
GOODHUE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN MINNESOTA...  
TODD COUNTY IN CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
CHIPPEWA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...  
BARRON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...  
POLK COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...  
PEPIN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...  
ST. CROIX COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...  
EAU CLAIRE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...  
RUSK COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN WISCONSIN...  
PIERCE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...  
DUNN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL WISCONSIN...  
 
* THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. UNTIL 700 PM CDT  
 
* THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. AT 643 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER CHANHASSEN, OR 17  
MILES SOUTHWEST OF MINNEAPOLIS, AND IS NEARLY STATIONARY.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
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 IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...  
MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN FROM 645 TO 700 PM CDT.  
   
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
 
 
THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. DO NOT TAKE ACTION BASED ON THIS MESSAGE.  
 

 
THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. DO NOT TAKE ACTION BASED ON THIS MESSAGE.  
 
LAT...LON 4350 9485 4411 9486 4420 9559 4463 9563  
4463 9645 4527 9642 4525 9629 4518 9610  
4575 9625 4576 9577 4610 9577 4611 9515  
4637 9515 4616 9306 4564 9288 4563 9067  
4460 9092 4460 9200 4419 9305 4350 9305  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2343Z 156DEG 0KT 4485 9360  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...<.75IN  
 

 
 
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