Tornado and golf-ball sized hail in Minnesota, but no major damage
Storm clouds near Herman, Minn. Photo by Heidi Hagen.
Storm cloud in Wheaton, Minn. at 6 p.m.
WHEATON, Minn. (KMSP) -
The National Weather Service says a tornado touched down in Traverse County, Minnesota late Sunday, but no major damage.
South of the Twin Cities, in Rice, Goodhue and Le Sueur counties, golf ball-sized hail was reported, but those communities also escaped the storm with only minor damage.
Straight-line winds reaching 75 mph caused more significant damage in Swift and Meeker counties, with trained spotters reporting damage to some farm buildings.
Monday, June 18 forecast
Hot and muggy with patchy sunshine and a few afternoon clouds (a stray rumble possible), high of 89. Spotty strong storms fire off Monday night, otherwise warm and humid, 70 degrees. A hot and muggy 90 for Tuesday with scattered storms (slight risk for severe weather returning). – Meteorologist Keith Marler