The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 8:00 PM tonight for a large portion of central Minnesota, including Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, Morrison, and Mille Lacs Counties.

Scattered hail up to lime size, wind gusts up to 70 mph, and a few tornadoes are possible with thunderstorms in and near the watch area.

National Weather Service

Be weather aware. Tune to Mix for possible warnings.