With heavy rains expected tonight through the weekend, the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of Central Minnesota including Sherburne & Wright counties, in effect tonight through Thursday evening. Rainfall forecasts range from 2-5" across the area, with more on the way this weekend.
Heavy rains are expected to impact Central Minnesota Tuesday night through Thursday, potentially causing flash and river flooding across the area. Forecast models indicate that 3-4" of rainfall can be expected in the St. Cloud area-- with heavier totals to the south. Tune to 98.1 for advisories.
There are more reports of damage in Morrison County after a tornado ripped through the area on Wednesday night. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says they received calls of storm damage at Laurie's Lakeside Resort just after 11:00 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch in effect from 7 PM tonight through late Wednesday night for the eastern portion of the 98.1 listening area including Sherburne, Isanti, Chisago, and Wright Counties. Heavy rains over the next couple of days may result in urban and rural flooding.
The forecast looks beautiful today through Saturday, but humid and stormy weather is on the menu for Sunday & Monday in Central Minnesota -- so get your grilling in on Saturday. The rest of the weekend might be better suited for binge-watching Netflix series.
The National Weather Service says there is a risk of severe weather across Central Minnesota today and tonight. Damaging winds, large hail, and heavy rain will be the main threat. Stay tuned to 98.1 for any possible watches and warnings.
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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect until 10 AM Thursday morning for most of Central Minnesota, including Benton, Sherburne, and Stearns Counties. Thunderstorms producing very heavy rainfall are possible this afternoon through the overnight. Stay tuned to 98.1 for possible warnings.
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