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Severe t-storm watch for part of S. Minn. and SW portion of the Twin Cities metro area until 5 a.m. Sunday

Southwestern Minnesota remains in a severe t-storm watch until 1 a.m. Sunday

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Portions of southern Minnesota and the southwestern part of the Twin Cities metro area are in a severe thunderstorm watch until 5 a.m. Sunday:

Southwestern Minnesota remains in a severe thunderstorm watch until 1 a.m. Sunday:

Additional severe weather watches may be issued by the NWS Storm Prediction Center for parts of Minnesota and western Wisconsin overnight Saturday night.

Make sure that you have a way to receive severe weather warnings overnight Saturday night. Some sources of watches and warnings are MPR News, NOAA weather radio, and phone apps.

Updates

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 northwestern Minnesota radar loop and the northeastern Minnesota radar loop are also available. The recent radar loop for southwestern Minnesota can be found here, and the southeastern Minnesota loop here.

Sunday and Monday

Scattered showers/t-storms will still be possible a couple of hours past sunrise on Sunday in eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A few showers/t-storms could linger into late morning in parts of northeastern Minnesota.

Sunday highs will be mainly in the 70s:

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Sunday forecast highs
National Weather Service

Several spots will reach the lower 80s on Monday:

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Monday forecast highs
National Weather Service

Twin Cities metro area highs are projected to reach around 84 on Tuesday, followed by upper 70s Wednesday and Thursday and lower 80s on Friday.

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.