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September 19, 2017

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    Thank you to all spotters who attended class this year. Your time and commitment to Metro Skywarn and weather safety is most appreciated. Read More
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  • Tue 19 Sep 07:05 Outlook Storms tonight
    https://k0msw.us/51c7172 There is an Enhanced Risk of severe thunderstorms across western Minnesota, a Slight Risk across eastern Minnesota and a Marginal Risk across western Wisconsin tonight. Large hail and damaging winds are possible, with a tornado or two also possible across western
  • AERO Training Opportunities
    This email contains graphics, so if you don't see them, view it in your browser Association of Emergency Radio Org. AERO Training Opportunities For Distribution Widely Forward to anyone who may benefit There are still openings in upcoming AERO 101 classes. Please sign up now to ensure
  • Sat 16 Sep 19:57 Spotters No Longer Needed @ 19:19
    https://k0msw.us/418f853 Spotter activation should not be required throughout the rest of tonight, due to the probability of stronger storms significantly decreasing. The thunderstorm risk is very low and the potential for a strong-severe thunderstorm is now minimal to none.

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