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Severe thunderstorm watch for southwestern Minn. until 11 a.m. Saturday

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Periods of showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast this Saturday. A severe thunderstorm watch continues until 11 a.m. in southwestern Minnesota:

Here’s the general rain outlook for today:

Saturday rain and thunder outlook
National Weather Service/Twin Cities

Rain totals will be highest in areas with the most thunderstorm activity.

Updates on the severe thunderstorm watch will be issued by the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center.

As always, updated weather information can be heard on the Minnesota Public Radio Network, and you’ll also see updated weather info on the MPR News live weather blog.

You can see the recent local NWS radar loop here. The recent radar loop for southwestern Minnesota can be found here, and the southeastern Minnesota loop here.


Gone are the 90s.  Here are the Saturday highs:

Forecast highs for Saturday
National Weather Service

And the Sunday highs:

Forecast highs for Sunday
National Weather Service

Programming note

You can hear my live weather updates on Minnesota Public Radio at 7:49 a.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and at 7:35 a.m., 9:35 a.m. and 4:35 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday.