The National Weather Service in The Twin Cities has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southeastern Hennepin County in east central Minnesota...
Northwestern Dakota County in east central Minnesota...

* Until 645 PM CDT

* At 610 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Apple Valley,
or 11 miles south of St. Paul, moving east at 35 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near,
Rosemount around 615 PM CDT.
Inver Grove Heights around 620 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include Fort
Snelling State Park, Coates, Sunfish Lake, South St Paul Airport,
Mall Of America, South St Paul, Mendota, Sunfish and Newport.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.