The National Weather Service in The Twin Cities has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southern Douglas County in west central Minnesota... Northern Pope County in west central Minnesota... Southwestern Todd County in central Minnesota... Northwestern Stearns County in central Minnesota... * Until 100 PM CDT. * At 1227 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Lowry, or 12 miles southwest of Alexandria, moving east at 45 mph. HAZARD...Golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Alexandria, Glenwood, Lowry, Lake Osakis, Holmes City, Grove Lake, Villard, Nelson, Forada, West Union, Westport and Farwell. This includes Interstate 94 in Minnesota between mile markers 98 and 121. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in The Twin Cities.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including Alexandria MN, Glenwood MN, Osakis MN until 1:00 PM CDT pic.twitter.com/pIjMnkL2lO
— NWS Twin Cities (@NWSTwinCities) July 19, 2019