The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 3:00 PM this afternoon for a large portion of central Minnesota, including Stearns, Benton, Sherburne, Morrison, and Mille Lacs Counties.

Scattered hail up to ping pong ball size, wind gusts up to 75 mph, and frequent lightning are possible with thunderstorms in and near the watch area.

National Weather Service

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