UPDATE: Storms move across Minnesota, Wisconsin
Tornado warnings for Dunn, Pepin and Pierce counties in western Wisconsin have expired as storms continue to move east, further into Wisconsin.
A separate line of storms is moving east across western Minnesota but isn’t expected to produce severe weather.
A tornado warning is active for Dunn, Pepin and Pierce counties in western Wisconsin until 5:15 p.m.
According to the National Weather Service, flying debris will be a factor as well as possible damage to homes, vehicles and trees.
Meteorologist Jonathan Yuhas said some severe thunderstorms are expected in the Twin Cities area and Wisconsin on Monday.
Minnesotans should expect rain all over the state Monday as well. A severe thunderstorm watch is active for multiple counties in Minnesota and western Wisconsin until 10 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Yuhas noted the severe weather will hit the metro between 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Then, the strong storms are expected to move into Rochester and Wisconsin after 5 p.m.
Yuhas said the biggest risks to watch out for include hail, heavy rains and strong wind gusts between 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Monday.
In addition, an isolated tornado threat could be in play, especially around 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Twin Cities.
Showers and thunderstorms are expected today as a cold front slides across the region. Some storms could be severe, with the greatest threat being strong winds across eastern MN and western WI this afternoon and evening. A tornado or two also cannot be ruled out. #mnwx #wiwx pic.twitter.com/4GUfv72yF0— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) September 20, 2021
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