Aided by some sunshine scattered thunderstorms have boiled up around the Twin Cities metro. Some of these storms could produce hail and gusty winds along with brief heavy, big drop rainfall.
A steadier rain has fallen in central Minnesota to the north of the Twin Cities through the morning hours and into the early afternoon.
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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.