The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of southern Minnesota in effect until 10:00 pm tonight, including Le Suere, Steele, and Waseca counties.

Large hail, damaging wind, and heavy rain are all possible in and bear the watch area.

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

From the National Weather Service: A severe thunderstorm watch is now in effect until 10pm CDT for portions of eastern NE, central IA and south-central MN. Intense, damaging gusts (some to 75-80 mph) and large hail will be the main hazards with this activity into the late evening hours.

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

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