Update at 630PM CDT of Watches and Warnings. The yellow shaded is a Tornado Watch. The orange shading Severe Thunderstorm Warnings, and the purple is a Severe Thunderstorm Watch valid until 2AM CDT.
Track this evenings severe weather at Chanhassen National Weather Service website.
Here’s a look at the huge cloud canopy from the thunderstorms advancing from the eastern Dakotas.
The greatest threat from these storms is straight line winds. Listen for later statements and warnings. Storms will likely not arrive in the Twin Cities Metro until around 10PM or later.