Thunderstorms Sunday night damaged barns, blew out power and brought golf-ball sized hail in southern Minnesota.
As many as five homes had to be evacuated Thursday afternoon after at least one lightning strike caused a fire and a gas leak, authorities said.
The storm system over the Twin Cities is having an effect on air travel Thursday morning, and could throughout the day.
Clean-up continued Monday in the Highland Park neighborhood of St. Paul. A quick moving storm with strong winds brought down trees and power lines along several blocks.
After a steamy Sunday, strong winds and heavy rain rolled through Minnesota at around dinner time.
After near-record breaking heat on Saturday, Sunday will take the cake in terms of both heat and humidity. According to WCCO meteorologist Lauren Casey, we were 15 degrees above average on Saturday. The high of 92 degrees was just three degrees shy of the record, set in 1976.
The cleanup has already started in Wisconsin from storms that packed heavy rain, high wind and even a tornado.
Minnesota transportation officials are anticipating additional road closures Thursday as heavy thunderstorms redevelop in parts of the state.
Heavy rain and winds have wreaked havoc throughout the metro Saturday evening.
Storms packing high winds and windshield-shattering hail have rumbled across central Minnesota, but no serious damage or injuries are reported.
If you hear tornado sirens going off today, don’t be alarmed. Just be aware, as they’re a reminder to everyone that the season for twisters is arriving.
Let’s start off with the good news: there isn’t a threat of severe weather this week.
Monday was the first day of Severe Weather Awareness Week and only hours earlier shelf clouds and wall clouds hung over Minnesota, dropping heavy rain and hail.
Minnesotans will get ready for storm season with Severe Weather Awareness Week starting Monday.
When a tornado shrouded in darkness and wrapped in rain dropped quickly from the sky above this northwest Oklahoma town, many residents relied on television weathermen to warn them of impending devastation. Others learned of the monster twister from neighbors or calls from frantic relatives.