Strong to severe thunderstorms will move into West Central Minnesota this evening and towards Wisconision around midnight. Check out below for the main impacts, timing, and severe awareness tips.
WHAT’S GOING ON?:
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has put the Twin Cities in an Enhanced Risk of Severe Weather. This area included areas from Brainerd down towards Lakeville and stretches from Willmar to Eau Claire, WI. This area will have the biggest risk for severe weather this evening. A Slight Risk of Severe Weather has also been placed for almost the entire state (areas in yellow). This area will also see severe weather chances this evening. The map below will show the Storm Prediction Center outlook for Monday. The other maps show the Hail and Wind risk from this storm.
Damaging winds of 60 MPH or more is possible with this storm. Large hail, isolated tornadoes, and heavy rain is also a potential impact this evening into early Tuesday morning. The maps below show the impact levels for hail, tornadoes, and damaging winds.
Timing for this storm will be mainly evening into the early hours on Tuesday. Western Minnesota will see storms between 8 PM – 12 AM, Central Minnesota will be impacted around 9 PM – 2 AM, and Eastern Minnesota at around 10 PM – 4 AM. The map below from the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has the estimated arrival times of the storms.
TIPS TO STAY AWARE:
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