Minnesota transportation officials are anticipating additional road closures Thursday as heavy thunderstorms redevelop in parts of the state. Standing water closed sections of some highways and interstates in the Twin Cities metro area during the morning commute, including I-35 and Highway 169.
The National Weather Service says severe Thunderstorms are expected to develop later today (Tuesday). There is a threat for heavy rainfall with the storms. 1 to 2 inches of rain seems quite likely in some locations.
A warm front will lift north across the state this (Friday) afternoon. As a result, showers and thunderstorms will develop this evening. Widespread .75 to 1 1/2 inches of rain will be possible. Some areas could see 1 1/2 to two inches of rain tonight. A second round of showers and thunderstorms …
Widespread thunderstorms are possible tonight (Friday) as a warm front lifts into the area. Some of these storms could produce heavy rainfall and a few could be severe. The heat index will climb into the 96 to 100 degree range in some parts of the state.
Some cars became stalled in St. Cloud as heavy rains caused street flooding in parts of the city. St. Cloud police Sgt. Lloyd Orth says officers had to deal with about 15 vehicles that stalled in high water Tuesday.