The National Weather Service says there is a risk of severe weather across Central Minnesota this afternoon, with the main threats being large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain.

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National Weather Service

From the National Weather Service this morning: Thunderstorms are expected to develop along a cold front in western Minnesota after 3 pm. These storms will be locally severe with large hail and gusty winds the main threat. Heavy rainfall will also accompany these storms. These storms are expected to move east-southeast across Minnesota, with more development in northern Iowa, spreading northward in the evening.

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