Photos: Aftermath of severe storms in Minn.

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1 Xcel Energy lineman Dave Michaelis reconnects a power line on a pole on West 28th Street in St. Louis Park on Saturday, June 22, 2013. Xcel says it hopes to have 1,000 power crews in the field this weekend working to restore power. 
2 In the Highland Park area of St. Paul, cleanup was underway on Saturday, June 22, 2013, after severe thunderstorms caused damage and power failures around the Twin Cities on Friday night. 
3 Capsized catamarans on Lake Calhoun on Saturday, June 22, 2013. Numerous boats were capsized or torn from their moorings and large, old trees were uprooted in the neighborhood east of Lake Calhoun and south of Uptown, after powerful overnight storms swept through the Twin Cities. 
4 Megan Kellerman of Minneapolis uses her cellphone on Saturday, June 22, 2013 while it charges off the battery of her car, which was crushed by a fallen tree on Humbolt Avenue near 33rd Street in Minneapolis. Numerous large, old trees were uprooted in this neighborhood east of Lake Calhoun and south of Uptown after powerful overnight storms swept through the Twin Cities. 
5 Tree damage from Friday's strong storms was evident on Goodrich Avenue in the Macalester-Groveland area of St. Paul on Saturday, June 22, 2013. 
6 A severe storm heavily damaged a building in downtown Ortonville, Minn., on Friday, June 21, 2013. 
7 High winds from a powerful thunderstorm damaged the Kay Building in downtown Ortonville, Minn., on Friday, June 21, 2013. It housed a food co-op, an insurance agency and the town's radio station. 
8 Workers from Donlar Construction in St. Cloud, Minn., repair a section of roof torn off St. Wendelin Catholic Church on Friday, June 21, 2013, after a strong overnight storm in Luxemburg, Minn. 
9 A young man checks out one of several large cottonwood trees at Spring Lake Park in North Mankato, Minn., that were toppled by high winds from a strong storm that swept across the area early on Friday, June 21, 2013. 
10 Rockville, Minn., Fire Chief Rodney Schaefer stops to take a photo of a downed tree on a home on Friday, June 21, 2013, in Rockville, Minn. The tree crushed an antique tractor. A strong overnight storm caused damage over much of central Minnesota. 
11 Darrin Johnson of North Mankato, Minn., dials up his insurance agent Friday, June 21, 2013, after a strong thunderstorm toppled a tree onto his rental property there. The early morning storm downed powerlines and numerous trees in the south-central Minnesota community.