Climatologist Mark Seeley on 'historic' December storm

major storm damage to a building
A severely-damaged Arcadian Bank building in Hartland, Minn., is lined with caution tape following a severe storm in Hartland, Minn., on Thursday.
Tim Evans for MPR News

An unprecedented December thunderstorm storm made landfall Wednesday night, bringing unseasonably warm temperatures, severe thunderstorms, and tornado warnings to much of Minnesota. The National Weather Service has since confirmed at least two tornadoes touched down in southern Minnesota’s Freeborn and Winona Counties — the state’s first December tornadoes on record.

Retired University of Minnesota climatologist and meteorologist Mark Seeley joined Cathy Wurzer to survey the damage brought on by the unique storm system.

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