281  
WWUS83 KMPX 221938  
SPSMPX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
238 PM CDT SAT JUN 22 2024  
 
MNZ085-093-222000-  
STEELE MN-FREEBORN MN-  
238 PM CDT SAT JUN 22 2024  
 
...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT NORTHEASTERN FREEBORN AND  
SOUTHERN STEELE COUNTIES THROUGH 300 PM CDT...  
 
AT 238 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER  
ELLENDALE, OR 15 MILES SOUTH OF OWATONNA, MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...GUSTY WINDS COULD KNOCK DOWN TREE LIMBS AND BLOW AROUND  
UNSECURED OBJECTS. MINOR HAIL DAMAGE TO VEGETATION IS  
POSSIBLE.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
BLOOMING PRAIRIE, ELLENDALE, GENEVA, HOLLANDALE, STEELE CENTER, AND  
BIXBY.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 20 AND 33.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
IF OUTDOORS, CONSIDER SEEKING SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM AND MAY LEAD TO  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4378 9340 4394 9341 4399 9305 4376 9305  
4375 9306  
TIME...MOT...LOC 1938Z 269DEG 39KT 4388 9330  
 
MAX HAIL SIZE...0.50 IN  
MAX WIND GUST...40 MPH  
 

 
 
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