At 2:52PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near west Okoboji to 6 miles west of Silver Lake to near Sioux Rapids. Movement was northeast at 50-mph. Wind gusts up to 50-mph will be possible with these storms.
Locations impacted included: Estherville, Emmetsburg, Five Island Lake, Ingham Lake, Silver Lake, High Lake, Rush Lake, Lost Island Lake, Swan Lake, Grattinger, West Bend, Ruthven, RIngsted, Mallard, Wallingford, Ayrshire, Gruver, Cylinder, Dolliver and Curlew.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor for the latest updates.