The National Weather Service says there is a chance of severe weather across the southern half of Minnesota later this afternoon and evening.

The far southern portion of the state is expected to see the greatest risk of severe weather, but severe storms cannot be ruled out for the St. Cloud area.

Be weather aware, and stay tuned to 98.1 for possible watches and warnings.

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From the National Weather Service this morning: Tornadoes, large hail, and damaging wind are all possible late this afternoon and evening across much of the area. The greatest threat, including for some strong tornadoes, will be from south central and southeast Minnesota into Wisconsin. Hail larger than golf balls is also possible.

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