SEVERE WEATHER: Storms bring hail, wind to southern Minn. - KMSP-TV

SEVERE WEATHER: Storms bring hail, wind to southern Minn.

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Just weeks after severe weather swept across the metro, a new line of strong storms brought hail and strong winds to southern Minnesota.

Shortly before 3 p.m., a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for northern Le Sueur County, northeastern Nicollet County, Scott County and southeastern Sibley County.

The storm formed a line extending 7 miles south of Shakopee to 6 miles south of the Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area to Gaylord, Minn. It is moving southeast at 20 mph.

Just before 3:40 p.m., a severe thunderstorm warning was issued in Dakota County after the storm regained steam 7 miles east of Lakeville, Minn.

The main concerns with the storm are quarter-sized hail and 60 mph wind gusts that could cause damage to vehicles, roofs, siding and plants in the area.

HAIL VIDEO: http://kmsp.celljournalist.com/media/3828943
HEAR THE THUNDER: http://kmsp.celljournalist.com/media/3828945

WEATHER RESOURCES

Scattered storms are expected to continue to develop as a cold front moves into the hot and humid air. Some may be strong or severe.

For an active list of watches and warnings online: www.myfoxtwincities.com/global/weatheralerts.asp

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