A report has been posted from the National Weather Service, received from the television media of wind damage that peeled back a roof in Long Lake in Hennepin County prior to 10pm. A car window was also smashed.
The most dangerous part of the storm is headed towards New Richmond, Wisconsin. Stay in shelter until the storm clears your area.
Severe storms have moved east of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
About the blogger
Craig Edwards began his forecasting career with the National Weather Service in 1972 and served for 15 years as the chief meteorologist in the Twin Cities for NOAA, retiring in 2006. He’s been the game day meteorologist for the Minnesota Twins since baseball moved outdoors at Target Field in 2010. Edwards is author of “Nature’s Messenger” and a speaker on climate change in Minnesota.