The National Weather Service says there will be a slight risk of severe weather across central Minnesota this afternoon and evening. Large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain will be the primary risks.

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National Weather Service

From the National Weather Service this morning: There is a chance of thunderstorm for much of the day, but the strongest storms are expected from mid-afternoon through the evening. Severe thunderstorms are possible, especially in the slight risk area. Large hail and damaging wind gusts are the primary hazards, along with heavy rainfall.