MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The National Weather Service has reported a confirmed tornado touchdown in southwestern Minnesota's Redwood County, but there are no early reports of damage.

The tornado was confirmed at around 5:45 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather Service took to Twitter to urge residents of the towns of Morgan, Clements, Wabasso and Redwood Falls to take cover until the tornado warning expired at 6 p.m.

Parts of Redwood County and nearby Brown County remained under a severe thunderstorm warning. The storm was capable of producing hail and strong winds.