ST. CLOUD - The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Warning for parts of central Minnesota tonight (Monday) - including Stearns and Sherburne Counties.

The High Wind Warning will be in effect from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The strongest winds will develop around the time the precipitation starts to taper off in any given area, and then persist for an hour or two.

East winds of 20 to 30 miles an hour, with gusts up to 60 miles an hour.

Strong wind gusts could lead to downed trees and power lines.