We're heading into severe weather season and this is a reminder of what NOT to do. Do you remember back in 2016 when a man from Holdingford named Jake Biniek caught footage of an actual tornado forming?
The National Weather Service has confirmed storm damage in the Columbus and Forest Lake area was caused by a tornado. Forecasters say the EF-1 twister was on the ground for nearly 9 miles early Wednesday morning.
Forecasters say stormy weather spawned a couple of tornadoes in south-central Minnesota, but there are no reports of injuries or significant damage. The National Weather Service says one tornado was reported about 10:30 p.m.
There are more reports of damage in Morrison County after a tornado ripped through the area on Wednesday night. The Morrison County Sheriff's Office says they received calls of storm damage at Laurie's Lakeside Resort just after 11:00 p.m.
A strong storm system producing heavy rain and several tornadoes moved through Central Minnesota this (Monday) evening. At about 5:45 p.m. the National Weather Service issued tornado warnings for Meeker, Morrison, Kandiyohi, Benton and Stearns County.