240  
WFUS53 KMPX 172245  
TORMPX  
MNC041-172330-  
/O.NEW.KMPX.TO.W.0027.170717T2245Z-170717T2330Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
545 PM CDT MON JUL 17 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE TWIN CITIES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL DOUGLAS COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...  
 
* UNTIL 630 PM CDT  
 
* AT 545 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED OVER BRANDON, OR 10 MILES WEST OF ALEXANDRIA, MOVING  
EAST AT 45 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.  
 
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 DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...  
ALEXANDRIA AROUND 600 PM CDT.  
CARLOS AROUND 605 PM CDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE  
ALEXANDRIA AIRPORT, NELSON, GARFIELD, LEAF VALLEY, MILTONA, ROSE CITY  
AND BELLE RIVER.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 94 IN MINNESOTA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 86 AND  
115.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4586 9569 4603 9568 4608 9515 4578 9514  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2245Z 272DEG 38KT 4594 9557  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...1.50IN  
 

 
 
BORGHOFF  
 
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