Latest Tornadoes


Tornado watch expands into most counties in the area

The National Weather Service has expanded the tornado watch into more counties in the area. A watch is ...


3 more tornadoes confirmed in Freeborn County; county declares local disaster

The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday declared a local disaster from the severe storms Wednesday night. ...


Weather Service: 3 tornadoes touched down in Freeborn County Wednesday night

The National Weather Service confirmed Friday in a preliminary report a series of three tornadoes touched down in ...


Weather Service confirms at least six tornadoes from Friday storms in Minnesota

The National Weather Service has confirmed at least six tornadoes from Friday's severe storms that swept across Minnesota.

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Severe weather destroys Alden man’s barn

ALDEN — A stormy Saturday morning started out like many other mornings for Alden resident Steven Abbe — ...


Weekend tornadoes rip up trees, damage boats, outbuildings

MINNEAPOLIS — The National Weather Service says five tornadoes toppled trees and tore up lake docks in Minnesota ...


Authorities: 1 dead after tornadoes hit western Minnesota

DALTON — Two powerful tornadoes damaged farms, left one person dead and at least one other injured in ...

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10 years after the June 17, 2010, tornadoes: Unbelievable devastation

Memories still vivid for residents who endured destruction

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Residents share memories of the June 17, 2010, tornadoes

Dozens of area residents took to the Tribune’s Facebook page last week to share memories of the tornadoes: ...


This Week in History: Emmons declares state of emergency after tornado

May 29, 1980: A tornado struck Freeborn County south of Glenville, and heavy rain, hail and high winds ...


Freeborn County, surrounding area under tornado warning

Northwestern Freeborn County, northeastern Faribault County and southwestern Waseca County are under a tornado warning through 6 p.m. ...


Tornado drills to take place for Severe Weather Awareness Week

While state agencies and volunteer organizations continue focusing on Minnesota’s COVID-19 response, emergency management officials are reminding people ...


2010s: A look back at the decade

The 2010s will go down in history as  memorable years for area


UPDATE: Area under tornado watch, severe thunderstorm warning

UPDATE at 7 p.m.: The tornado warning for Faribault County has been canceled due to the storm cell ...


Freeborn County under tornado watch, flash flood watch

Rain and severe weather mean Freeborn County and several of its neighbors are under both a tornado watch ...

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