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Severe Storms Expected Across Upper Midwest

Strong to severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain are expected across the Upper Mississippi Valley, which includes the Twin Cities metro area. Meanwhile, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flooding across the Mid Mississippi Valley and in the St. Louis metro region. Read More >

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General Broadcast Suite Flooding Suite Convective Suite
Played every day
Station ID
State Weather Summary
Hourly Observations
7-day Forecasts
Nowcasts (Short Term)
Climate Information (daily past weather)
Hazardous Weather Outlook.
Played as needed
Tornado or Severe Thunderstorm Watch
** Blizzard Warning
** Ice Storm Warning
** Winter Storm Warning or Watch
** Lake Effect Snow Warning or Watch
Civil Emergency
Routine Weekly Test
Winter Weather Advisory
** High Wind Warning or Watch
Wind Advisory
Dense Fog Advisory
Excessive Heat Warning or Watch
Heat Advisory
Freeze Watch or Warning
Frost Advisory
Flood Watch or Warning
Flood Statement
Public Information Statement
Local Storm Report
Tropical Statements
Played when flooding is occuring or forecast to occur
Station ID
Hourly Observations
7-day Forecasts
Nowcasts (Short Term)
Played as needed
Flood Watch or Warning
Tornado or Severe Thunderstorm Watch
** Blizzard Warning
** Ice Storm Warning
** Winter Storm Warning or Watch
Civil Emergency
Flood Statement
Winter Weather Advisory
** High Wind Warning or Watch
Wind Advisory
Dense Fog Advisory
Excessive Heat Warning or Watch
Heat Advisory
Freeze Watch or Warning
Frost Advisory
Public Information Statement
Local Storm Report
Tropical Statements

Played when Severe Thunderstorms or Tornadoes are occurring or forecast to be possible

Tornado Warning or Watch
Severe Thunderstorm Warning or Watch
Flash Flood Warning or Statement
Civil Emergency
Severe Weather Statement
Flood Statement
Local Storm Report

 

* SAME and 1050Hz TONE alerted products (BOLD)

** Special Tone-Alert Rules There are special rules for tone-alerting some of our winter weather products, and High Wind Warnings. These warnings are tone alerted whenever:

  1. the product is first issued,
  2. the area for which the product is in effect has expanded,
  3. the time for which the product is in effect has been extended.

Also, there is a blackout period from midnight until 7:00 am when these products will NOT be tone-alerted. If these products are issued between midnight and 7:00 am you will receive a tone-alert at 7:00 am.