A very unlike summer storm system will affect the Upper Midwest beginning later today, and lasting until late Wednesday night. This system will produced very heavy rainfall, strong storms, and windy conditions.
Showers and storms will increase in coverage through the day into the evening. A few strong to severe storms are possible in Minnesota this afternoon and evening. Locally heavy rainfall is also possible.
A brief Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for the St. Cloud metro area late this (Sunday) evening. The National Weather Service issued the warning for Stearns, Benton and Sherburne Counties from about 11:05 p.m. until 11:45 p.m.
An active afternoon and evening is ahead, with severe weather and heavy rainfall likely. Storms this afternoon will be most likely across central Minnesota, with a line of storms expected to work across Minnesota tonight and into western Wisconsin by Monday morning.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for several counties in central Minnesota, including: Stearns, Benton, Sherburne and Morrison counties. The watch in is effect until 8:00 p.m. tonight (Monday). Severe weather is possible this (Monday) afternoon and evening across t…