The National Weather Service is forecasting the possibility of severe weather across southern Minnesota late this afternoon and this evening.

There's a 50% chance to thunderstorms developing this afternoon, with some becoming severe capable of producing large hail, damaging wind, and heavy rain. The timing for the threat of severe weather looks to be between 5 and 10 pm this evening.

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From the National Weather Service this afternoon: Numerous strong to severe storms are possible this evening, primarily south of Interstate 90. Damaging wind, large hail, and heavy rain are all primary threats.

Be weather-aware, and have multiple ways to receive warnings this afternoon and tonight.

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