MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — One of the hottest days of the year is setting the stage for severe storms Monday night in northwestern and central Minnesota.
The National Weather Service says the primary threat from these storms are large hail and damaging winds.
— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) June 8, 2020
Here are the latest weather updates:
11:00 p.m.: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lake of the Woods County in MN until 11:45 p.m.
8:30 p.m.: Tornado warning issued for Marshall, Pennington and Red Lake County in MN until 8:45 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lake of the Woods in MN until 9:00 p.m.
A confirmed tornado is being reported by the National Weather Service. The cell is moving northeast at 40 mph. pic.twitter.com/nGNh3XKdaJ
— Chris Shaffer (@WCCOShaffer) June 9, 2020
5:54 p.m.: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Big Stone and Traverse County in MN until 2:00 a.m.
5:50 p.m.: A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Lake of the Woods County in MN until 6:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. Severe Thunderstorm Warnings have been issued for Marshall and Polk County in MN until 7 p.m.
5:12 p.m.: A Tornado Warning has been issued for Polk County in MN until 6 p.m.
— WCCOWeather (@wccoweather) June 8, 2020
4:26 p.m.: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Clay, Mahnomen, Norman and Wilkin counties in MN until 11:00 p.m.
On Tuesday, moisture from tropical storm Cristobal will push into Minnesota, bringing heavy rain to the Twin Cities on Tuesday and Wednesday.
After this mid-week soaking, temperatures look to fall back into the 70s. For those making weekend plans, expect sunny skies and mild temperatures across the board.