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National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning

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National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning
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The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 3:30 p.m. for southeastern Polk County, southwestern Barron County, northern St. Croix County and northwestern Dunn County.

At 2:24 p.m., radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail. The storm is located near New Richmond and moving northeast at 25 mph.

Areas in the warning include: Star Prairie, Cylon, Deer Park, Forest, Amery, Clear Lake and Turtle Lake.

If you are in the paths of this storm, prepare immediately for large hail. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows.

Jackie Grumish
Jackie Grumish has been a reporter with the New Richmond News since 2008. She holds degrees in journalism and fine art from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Before coming to New Richmond, Jackie worked as the city government reporter at a daily newspaper in Aberdeen, S.D. 
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