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Overview: Severe Thunderstorms Friday June 9, 2017 Through Early Saturday AM June 10, 2017

Two rounds of severe thunderstorms impacted western and central North Dakota beginning Friday afternoon June 9, 2017, through the early morning hours of Saturday June 10, 2017. A peak instantaneous wind of 104 mph was measured by a storm chaser near Rugby, ND. Multiple hail reports were received across the area, the largest being baseball size near Richardton, ND and tennis ball size near Ypsilanti, ND. The first round of storms developed near a triple point of the intersection of an occluded front, stationary front and a cold front. Additional storms formed along a dry line across central ND beginning around 4 pm CDT Friday afternoon. A second round of severe storms developed late in the night beginning around midnight CDT with a strong mid level jet.


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1 minute GOES16 visible imagery of supercells across central North Dakota Friday evening (Preliminary Non-operational Data)
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Near Granville, ND Credit: Misheyla Iwasiuk Near Rugby, ND  Credit: Josh Eckl Near Towner, ND Credit: Stas Speransky Near Harlow, ND Credit: Alex Goldstein


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Near Carrington, ND Credit: Jack Parkin Near Cando, ND  Credit: Alayla Huffaker Jamestown, ND Credit: Nick Rowley Near Wimbeldon, ND Credit: Chad Rudolph
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