Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

UPDATE (6:59): Tornado warnings are valid for parts of Big Stone and Traverse counties until 7:30 p.m.

UPDATE (18:43): Much of west-central and central Minnesota is now during a severe thunderstorm until 2 a.m. Sunday.

The affected counties are: Becker, Cass, Chippewa, Crow Wing, Douglas, Grant, Hubbard, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Meeker, Morrison, Otter Tail, Pope, Renville, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Todd and Wadena counties.

Meteorologist Chris Shaffer says the main concerns from these storms will damage wind and hail. Isolated tornadoes are also possible.

Predictors predict that the storm line will weaken as it moves deeper into central Minnesota through the evening hours. The system is expected to remain in northern Minnesota and bring rain and possible storms to the area Sunday.

UPDATE (18:18): A severe thunderstorm has been issued for parts of Big Stone and Traverse counties until 7.15pm

The National Weather Service says the storm threatens hail, gusts up to 60 km / h and possible tornadoes.

UPDATE (15:20): A severe thunderstorm has been issued for counties in extreme west-central Minnesota.

According to the National Weather Service, the counties under the clock are Big Stone, Traverse and Wilkin counties. The watch is intended to last until kl

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Saturday starts with sunshine and warm temperatures, but there will be a chance of severe weather in the western part of the state in the evening.

High temperatures of 78 degrees are expected in the Twin Cities area. The morning will see plenty of sun – especially in central and southern Minnesota – but clouds will develop in the afternoon.

In western Minnesota, after an initial rain in the afternoon, there will be a small chance of severe weather starting around noon. 20.00 WCCO meteorologist Katie Steiner says that there is a possibility of strong winds and heavy hail until midnight in areas such as Alexandria and Brainerd.

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The temperatures will be around 63 degrees overnight, which is very hot for this time of year. Then a high of 70 degrees is possible in the Twin Cities on Sunday.

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There is the possibility of spotted showers on Sunday, especially in central Minnesota. Then the rain should clear up by the middle of the week. Wednesday could see some scattered thunderstorms, and on Thursday the temperatures should be cooler and closer to average.

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