I spoke with a lead forecaster at the Chanhassen National Weather Service Office at 815PM CDT. He stated that they did not have a report of damage from the tornado observed in Medina.
Click here for their accumulated storm reports from this afternoon and evening.
More storms were firing up in west central Minnesota and extreme south central Minnesota. Sleep with one eye open and your NOAA Weather Radio in alert mode.
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.