MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota is in the midst of severe weather Tuesday evening.
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Here are the latest weather updates:
7:35 p.m.: The National Weather Service has cancelled the Tornado Warnings for Dakota, Ramsey and Washington counties.
⚠️ @NWSTwinCities has canceled the tornado warning for Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington County; while the threat for a tornado has diminished, the threat for up to quarter-size hail and damaging 60 mph wind gusts remains. Localized street and flash flooding are also possible #mnwx pic.twitter.com/izfiyWReIY
— Mike Augustyniak (@MikeAugustyniak) May 27, 2020
7:12 p.m.: Tornado Warnings are issued for Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington counties until 8 p.m.
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⚠️ A TORNADO WARNING has been issued for part of the Twin Cities metro area. TAKE COVER NOW in an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building, NOT a mobile home. Avoid windows. Visit https://t.co/hcQdTh3wDG for more information. #mnwx pic.twitter.com/sIdyx1VZBA
— WCCO – CBS Minnesota (@WCCO) May 27, 2020
6:07 p.m.: WCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says even though the threat of tornadoes has diminished, there are more severe weather threats possible.
⚠️ The threat for localized damaging wind, hail, and flash flooding will remain possible through at least 8pm, however.
— Mike Augustyniak (@MikeAugustyniak) May 26, 2020
6 p.m.: All Tornado Warnings have expired. Viewer Dan Gottschalk sent WCCO this photo, taken just before 6 p.m. near Alden, which appears to show a wall cloud and several funnels developing.
5:25 p.m.: Tornado Warnings are issued for Faribault, Freeborn, and Waseca counties in Minnesota until 6 p.m.
⚠️ A TORNADO WARNING has been issued for part of our area. TAKE COVER NOW in an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building, NOT a mobile home. Stay away from windows. Visit https://t.co/hcQdTh3wDG for more information. #mnwx pic.twitter.com/2SS3mPtxsD
— WCCO – CBS Minnesota (@WCCO) May 26, 2020MORE NEWS: Court Filings Detail Gun Evidence In Fatal Shooting Of Winston Smith