Tornado warning inside a blizzard warning in South Dakota - KMSP-TV

Tornado warning inside a blizzard warning in South Dakota

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It's a crazy weather day for the Upper Midwest, with 60-degree highs in the Twin Cities, mid-teens is Bismarck, N.D. and heavy snow in Fargo, N.D., Bemidji, Minn. and others parts of northwestern Minnesota.

But nothing on the radar is crazier than this – a tornado warning inside of a blizzard warning, issued at about 3:45 p.m. Monday in Brookings, S.D.

ST. LEO, MN TORNADO

Law enforcement in Yellow Medicine County reported a tornado near St. Leo, Minn. in far southwestern Minnesota at 4:10 p.m. Brandy Wickstrom sent in the following picture of the twister to Fox 9 News.

Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten confirmed that a 911 call reporting a tornado on the ground southeast of St. Leo was fielded at 4:10 p.m., and tornado damage was observed at three area farm sites.

According to Flaten, machine sheds, grain bins, outbuildings and residences were damaged by the tornado; however, no injuries have been reported.

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