The National Weather Service says there's a risk of severe weather across central and eastern Minnesota this evening.

Thunderstorms are expected to develop late this afternoon and evening mainly over north central Minnesota, and move across central Minnesota into eastern Minnesota in the evening into the overnight.

The most likely time of arrival for the Saint Cloud area looks like this afternoon through the evening hours. A slight risk of severe weather is also expected Tuesday and Wednesday.

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Today's St. Cloud Forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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From the National Weather Service this Morning: Scattered severe storms are possible Monday evening and during the early overnight hours, mainly for central Minnesota into Northwest Wisconsin. The main threats are large hail and damaging winds, though an isolated tornado is possible in northwest Wisconsin.

An Excessive Heat Watch has also been issued for the Saint Cloud area from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday evening, when dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 105 will be possible.

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