The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch in effect until 10:00 PM for much of southern and central Minnesota including Benton, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Pope, Sherburne, Stearns, and Wright counties. A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for the formation of tornadoes. Stay tuned to 98.1 for possible warnings
The National Weather Service is saying that possible strong to severe thunderstorms could impact Central Minnesota this evening through the overnight. The main threat appears to be heavy rain, hail, and damaging winds. We'll keep you up to date with any watches & warnings.
With temps forecast to be in the 90's the next few days, health experts are reminding us to drink plenty of water, avoid the sun if possible and take numerous breaks. Always wear sunscreen, wear light-colored clothing and consider wearing a wide-brimmed hat.
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for much of Central Minnesota today with the expectation that the heat index will approach 100˚ -- due to high temps in the lower 90s, and dew points in the 70s. Additionally, there will be a threat of severe weather.
Memorial Day is off to a nice weather start across Central Minnesota, but a few showers and storms could pop up later in the day. The threat for heavy rain, hail, and strong to severe storms is possible overnight tonight across the area.
With the unofficial start to the summer in Minnesota just hours away -- Mother Nature may keeping the grills, picnics, and outdoor gatherings under cover for a couple of days; with showers & thunderstorms in the forecast for today & tomorrow. The good news: Sunday & Monday look much better.
Reports of tornadoes, hail, high winds, and heavy rain popped up across Central Minnesota late this afternoon and this evening, prompting Tornado & Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in Sterns, Pope, Todd, and Morrison Counties.
With the warm weather comes severe weather season. Thunderstorms, lightning, high winds and tornadoes are all things we shouldn't take lightly. Here are a few safety tips from The National Weather Service that could just save your life!
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