The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of Central Minnesota including Stearns and Sherburne counties, in effect through 7 AM Monday morning. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect farther to the south.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for a large portion of southern Minnesota including Stearns County, in effect from 10 AM Sunday morning through 7 AM Monday morning -- when 4 to 8 inches of snow is possible. 3-6 inches looks most likely for St. Cloud.
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for a large portion of southern Minnesota including Stearns County, in effect from 7 AM Sunday morning through 1 PM Monday afternoon-- when 4 to 8 inches of snow is possible.
How crazy has this wind been the past couple of days? It should start letting up over the next 12-24 hours. Here are some of the top wind gusts recorded by the National Weather Service over the past 24 hours.
Severe storms and tornadoes raced across central Minnesota yesterday afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service has yet to officially confirm any tornado touchdowns, but from these videos its seems pretty clear. (Caution: Graphic language.)
The National Weather Service has cancelled the Tornado Watch for Stearns & Benton counties. The rest of the area remains under the Tornado Watch until 10 PM. There were reports of a tornado touchdown in the Zimmerman area around 5:30 this evening.
With severe weather possible today & tonight across Central Minnesota, it's a good time for a refresher on the difference between a Severe Thunderstorm or Tornado 'WATCH,' and a Severe Thunderstorm or Tornado 'WARNING.' Here's the scoop:
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for most of the southern half of Minnesota in effect until 10 PM -- including Stearns, Benton, and Sherburne counties. Stay tuned to 98.1 for any updates or warnings.
We're going to be pushing 70˚ this afternoon ahead of a strong cold front that will usher in showers & thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. Some of those storms could be severe with damaging winds. Stay tuned to 98.1 and we'll keep up to date.
A strong cold front will move through the area Monday bringing with it a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Behind the front, very strong 35-40 mph winds will develop, gusting as high as 60 mph -- prompting the National Weather Service to issue a High Wind Watch for west central Minnesota for Tuesday.
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