The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of central Minnesota in effect until 8 pm tonight.

This Severe Thunderstorm Watch includes Benton, Mille Lacs, and Morrison counties (+more).

Large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area.

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

The risk of severe weather is expected to return to our area again tomorrow afternoon and evening.

Stay weather-aware, and have multiple ways to receive warnings.

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