743  
WWUS83 KFGF 181801  
SPSFGF  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND  
101 PM CDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
MNZ031-032-181900-  
WADENA MN-EAST OTTER TAIL MN-  
101 PM CDT FRI AUG 18 2017  
 
...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHERN WADENA AND EAST CENTRAL  
OTTER TAIL COUNTIES UNTIL 200 PM CDT...  
 
AT 100 PM CDT, TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED STRONG  
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR WADENA, OR 37 MILES NORTH OF LONG PRAIRIE, MOVING  
EAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH  
THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
WADENA, VERNDALE, STAPLES AIRPORT, BLUFFTON, NIMROD, ALDRICH AND BLUE  
GRASS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 
TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT  
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
OFFICE IN GRAND FORKS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4638 9473 4637 9473 4637 9515 4632 9516  
4631 9533 4657 9525 4666 9479 4639 9478  
4640 9476 4638 9475  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1800Z 261DEG 13KT 4650 9513  
 

 
 
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