Wednesday, August 10, 2016

August 10, 2016: Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Brainerd Lakes area and far northwest Wisconsin til 9 AM

/Issued 4:27 AM CDT, Wednesday, August 10, 2016/

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for parts of east central Minnesota and far northwest Wisconsin until 9 AM CDT this morning.  Source, Storm Prediction Center.

Primary threat is for isolated to scattered damaging wind gusts possibly to 80 mph.

Some cities included in this watch -- Walker, Cass Lake, Pine River, Brainerd, Aitkin, Pine City, Hinckley, Siren, Grantsburg, Spooner, Shell Lake and Trego.

Radar loop ending at 4:15 AM CDT this morning.  Source, WSI.