We’re tracking a possible severe weather outbreak Wednesday across our region.
NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center paints an enhanced risk zone across western Wisconsin, southeast Minnesota, and northeast Iowa.
The short-range forecast models vary on timing for rain and thunderstorms across eastern Minnesota Wednesday. A few models suggest rain and possible thunderstorms in the morning hours.
NOAA’s WRF model pains a few cells across southern Minnesota that could clip the Twin Cities area around midday. Most forecast models develop a stronger, possibly severe, line of storms across southeast Minnesota into western Wisconsin during the afternoon hours.
Digging a little deeper, NOAA’s outlook suggests a five percent chance of damaging winds Wednesday within 25 miles of any point in the eastern Twin Cities. That number rises to thirty percent for southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Stay alert for possible severe weather watches and warnings Wednesday.
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