Severe weather moves through state, metro

Wall cloud near Lakeville. Photo: Joe North
Wall cloud near Lakeville.

Updated: August 13, 2019 08:52 PM

A sorts of severe weather moved through the state Tuesday.

Due to heavy rainfall from severe weather Tuesday afternoon, a flash flood warning was issued for several metro counties, according to the National Weather Service.


The warning impacted Dakota, Washington and Ramsey counties. The warning expired at 8:15 p.m.

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A number of tornado warnings were also issued throughout the state Tuesday afternoon.

A tornado warning that was issued for Goodhue County expired just after 6 p.m. 

A tornado warning was in effect for Waseca, Steele and Freeborn counties, but expired around 5:15 p.m.

Another tornado warning was issued for Blue Earth, Le Sueur and Waseca counties, however, that expired just before 4 p.m.

A tornado warning was issued earlier in the day for Kandiyohi County. That warning expired around 2:30 p.m.

NWS reported storms moving near Spicer showed rotation indicating a tornado on radar. 

NWS said it's received multiple reports of funnel clouds in west-central Minnesota, but none have been confirmed yet.

A number of severe thunderstorm warnings were also issued for the metro area. 

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