Severe weather likely Tuesday night

Published 8:36 pm Monday, April 11, 2022

Southern Minnesota and northern Iowa are under a risk for severe weather Tuesday evening, with the possibility for large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes.

The National Weather Service states thunderstorms are likely after 6 p.m. Tuesday, with severe thunderstorm chances increasing the further south you get in Minnesota.

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Hail could be golf ball size or larger, primarily in the window from 6 to 9 p.m.

Damaging wind gusts around 6 p.m. could take place later in the evening between 8 p.m. and midnight.

The weather agency states large hail and tornadoes are the primary threats, but damaging winds are possible. One or two tornadoes could be strong. It stated the outcome will depend on how the system tracks and how warm and humid conditions become.