URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 267 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 300 PM CDT Sun Jun 7 2020 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of Northwest Minnesota Eastern North Dakota * Effective this Sunday afternoon and evening from 300 PM until 1000 PM CDT. * Primary threats include... A few tornadoes and a couple intense tornadoes possible Scattered damaging winds and isolated significant gusts to 80mph likely Scattered large hail and isolated very large hail events to 3 inches in diameter likely
SUMMARY...Thunderstorm initiation is expected soon across eastern North Dakota and into northwest Minnesota. The storm environment will initially favor supercells capable of producing very large hail. The tornado threat will be greater where storms interact with the surface warm front near and east of the Minnesota border. Otherwise, storms are expected to grow upscale into multiple clusters capable of producing significant damaging winds and large hail into early tonight.