Metro Area Tornado Watches Canceled

June 17, 2018 07:17 PM

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for multiple counties in the Twin Cities area Sunday afternoon, but canceled the watch later in the evening. 

— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) June 17, 2018

KSTP Meteorologist Sam Ryan said with Sunday's temperatures sitting in the 90s and the heat index hovering around 100 degrees, another round of storms are in line to arrive late afternoon. 

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A number of Minnesota counties were placed under an extreme heat warning. Those counties include Hennepin, Anoka, Ramsey, Washington, Carver, Scott, and Dakota. The warning is in effect until 7 p.m.

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A heat advisory was also issued for a number of counties in central and southern Minnesota. The advisory is in effect until 7 p.m.


Tommy Wiita

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