Forecasters: 2 tornadoes touch down, no injuries

Published 9:55 pm Monday, July 10, 2017

LAKE CRYSTAL — Forecasters said stormy weather spawned a couple of tornadoes in south-central Minnesota, but there are no reports of injuries or significant damage.

The National Weather Service said one tornado was reported at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday by a trained spotter between Lake Crystal and Judson. A second twister was seen a short time later about six miles north of Lake Crystal.

The weather service said baseball-sized hail fell in Winthrop and Lafayette. The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office said the storm knocked down trees and power lines and toppled a barn.

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