The National Weather Service says there's a risk of severe thunderstorms across Central Minnesota tonight.

The main threat will be the risk of strong damaging wind gusts. The storms are expected to impact the Saint Cloud area mainly between 5 PM and 11 PM.

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From the National Weather Service this morning: A line of thunderstorms will move across Minnesota and Wisconsin tonight. Damaging wind gusts are possible.

Following tonight's storms, Central Minnesota is in for a cool down this week, returning to temperatures closer to normal for this time of year. High temperatures are expected to fall back into the fifties and sixties, and won't climb out of the forties any the end of the week.

High Temperatures for Monday

  • St. Cloud: 60°
  • Little Falls: 59°
  • Princeton: 60°

High Temperatures for Tuesday

  • St. Cloud: 58°
  • Little Falls: 56°
  • Princeton: 58°

High Temperatures for Wednesday

  • St. Cloud: 57°
  • Little Falls: 56°
  • Princeton: 57°

High Temperatures for Thursday

  • St. Cloud: 48°
  • Little Falls: 47°
  • Princeton: 48°

High Temperatures for Friday

  • St. Cloud: 46°
  • Little Falls: 44°
  • Princeton: 46°

The average high temps for this time of year are near sixty.

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