Special Weather Statement
150 PM CDT SUN AUG 26 2018
…A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT PARTS OF WEST
At 148 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of Altoona to 9 miles
northeast of North Bend. Movement was east at 25 mph.
Dime size hail is possible with these storms.
Locations impacted include…
Black River Falls, Osseo, Blair, Strum, Humbird, Hatfield, Eleva,
Northfield, Merrillan, Melrose, Alma Center, and Hixton.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
If you are on or near Lake Arbutus, get out of the water and move
indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out to
10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder, you
are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.
LAT…LON 4432 9050 4411 9103 4459 9168 4460 9092
TIME…MOT…LOC 1848Z 251DEG 23KT 4473 9156 4421 9102