UNDATED (WJON News) -- The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for several counties in Minnesota.

The watch includes all of central Minnesota and will be in effect until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday.

A cold front will bring another round of showers and thunderstorms later Tuesday and Tuesday evening. A few severe storms and locally heavy rain are possible.

A break in precipitation on Wednesday and early Thursday, but additional rounds of showers and storms will arrive late Thursday-Saturday.

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Flash flooding is possible with the late week activity. River flooding will worsen through the week with moderate or major flooding at some locations.


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