Heavy Rain Event Possible

Thunderstorms are expected to develop tonight along and west of the Red River Valley. Some storms may contain locally heavy rain. These storms are forecast to move east into northwest and west central Minnesota on Monday. Another round of thunderstorms should develop by Monday afternoon, and persist into early Tuesday. These storms may also contain locally heavy rain. Total rainfall amounts from 1 to 2 inches…with locally higher amounts possible in eastern North Dakota into northwest Minnesota tonight through Monday night. If thunderstorms move over one area during a short duration…then localized flooding would be possible in urban and poorly drained areas. Stay tuned to later statements on this potential heavy rain event for the region.

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