MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It became calm and clear in the Twin Cities Friday night, but severe storms — and a possible tornado — swept through northwestern part of the state.
The Mahnomen County Sheriff’s office says they received multiple reports of a tornado that touched down at about 7:30 p.m. near Waubun in the White Earth Reservation between Bemidji and Fargo. This still needs to be investigated by the National Weather Service, who will assess the damage Saturday.READ MORE: Alec Baldwin Fired Prop Gun That Killed Cinematographer, Injured Director On Movie Set (CBS News)
There were also Dopler-indicated tornado warnings in southeastern Minnesota as well Friday night, which was still under a Tornado Watch until early Saturday morning.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In Separate Minneapolis Shootings Thursday Night
After a rocky Friday night, this weekend looks like a winner. There will be plenty of sunshine for most of the state, with temperatures reaching into the mid-70s for both Saturday and Sunday — the latter of which will be a Top 10 Weather Day. Sunshine, warmth, plus no humidity or mosquitoes yet.MORE NEWS: Data Show COVID Cases In Minnesota Schools Have Declined, But Experts Still Watching For Long-Term Trends
Memorial Day on Monday, however, will be a stormy, rainy one. And the rest of the week will cool down slightly, with rain expected through Thursday.