/Issued 2:19 PM CDT, Thursday, July 18, 2013/
80% chance that a severe thunderstorm or tornado watch will be issued within the next 1-2 hours in the orange outline area. (Source, NWS/Storm Prediction Center)
-Latest model data continues to show scattered severe thunderstorm development throughout the Northland for the rest of This Afternoon and into Tonight. Surface map as of 2 PM has a warm front draped west-east across Northern Minnesota with a surface low over Eastern North Dakota. The low and warm front and eventually a southeastward moving cold front will help trigger thunderstorms at times through Tonight. Stay tuned for more updates.