Severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. includes southeast Twin Cities

Severe storms likely this afternoon into early evening. Watch zone includes southeast Minnesota and much of western Wisconsin.

Severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.
Severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.
Courtesy of NOAA

NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center has issued a severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m. for southeast Minnesota, much of western Wisconsin and most of eastern Iowa. The watch zone includes the eastern and southeast Twin Cities.

Remember you can see up to the minute severe weather information on the MPR severe weather live blog.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Number 507 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK

210 PM CDT Mon Sep 20 2021

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of Central and Eastern Iowa Southeast Minnesota Western Wisconsin

* Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 210 PM until 1000 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include... Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph likely Scattered large hail events to 1.5 inches in diameter possible A tornado or two possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms are expected to develop rapidly this afternoon along a cold front moving into southeast Minnesota and central Iowa. These storms will track quickly eastward across the watch area, posing a risk of damaging winds and hail. An isolated tornado or two is also possible over western Wisconsin later this afternoon.

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