Updated: August 08, 2020 06:35 PM
Created: August 08, 2020 02:19 PM
Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for parts of southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin, including Cannon Falls, Red Wing and Frontenac.
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. for southeastern Dakota and central Goodhue counties in Minnesota and southwestern Pepin and southeastern Pierce counties in Wisconsin. Damaging winds reaching up to 70 mph and penny-sized hail are possible.
A storm that could produce 70 mph winds and penny-sized hail was spotted just before 2:30 p.m. It is expected to pass through parts of Meeker, Sibley, McLeod, Carver and Nicollet counties.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Hutchinson MN, Saint Peter MN, Glencoe MN until 3:15 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/rd1jWecAVk— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) August 8, 2020
Another severe thunderstorm passed through parts of Wright, Meeker, Sibley, Renville and Kandiyohi counties. Damaging winds of up to 70 mph and penny-sized hail are possible.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Olivia MN, Hector MN, Bird Island MN until 3:15 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/ZUeOYoJcag— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) August 8, 2020
A severe thunderstorm warning for multiple cities in the southwest part of Minnesota expired at 2:45 p.m. Saturday.
The warning area included Redwood Falls, Olivia and Clara City.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Redwood Falls MN, Olivia MN, Clara City MN until 2:45 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/p4JJw8rZcZ— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) August 8, 2020
Editor's note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated a tornado warning was issued for southwestern Minnesota. The alert was a severe thunderstorm warning.
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