The National Weather Service has confirmed storm damage in the Columbus and Forest Lake area was caused by a tornado. Forecasters say the EF-1 twister was on the ground for nearly 9 miles early Wednesday morning.
Forecasters say stormy weather spawned a couple of tornadoes in south-central Minnesota, but there are no reports of injuries or significant damage. The National Weather Service says one tornado was reported about 10:30 p.m.
With expected highs well into the 90s and even 100s this weekend there are plenty of ways to stay cool around Central Minnesota. Whether you live in St. Cloud, Sartell, Waite Park, Foley or Sauk Rapids, there are several ways you and your family can enjoy some water filled fun.