We are under a severe thunderstorm watch until Noon on Sunday. This means conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area.

From the National Storm Center in Norman, Oklahoma, the watch includes the following counties in Minnesota:

ANOKA                BENTON              BLUE EARTH
CARVER               CHISAGO             DAKOTA
DODGE                GOODHUE             HENNEPIN
ISANTI               KANABEC             LE SUEUR
MCLEOD               MEEKER              MILLE LACS
MORRISON             NICOLLET            OLMSTED
PINE                 RAMSEY              RICE
SCOTT                SHERBURNE           SIBLEY
STEARNS              STEELE              WABASHA
WASECA               WASHINGTON          WATONWAN
WINONA               WRIGHT

 

Some reports from early this morning indicate winds up to 70 miles an hour are possible across far western most counties of Minnesota already this morning.

Stay tuned and we will keep you updated. Stay safe!