Severe Storms Expected This Evening and Overnight

Thunderstorms are expected to move into the Devils Lake Basin late this afternoon and evening, and some storms could be severe.  Storms will move quickly east into the Red River Valley around or shortly after midnight, then into western Minnesota later tonight.  The main threats are damaging winds, large hail, but locally heavy rainfall and tornadoes are not out of the question.  The heavy rainfall could cause localized flooding of poorly drained areas, and it appears the heavier rain could fall in the northern Red River Valley, but any storm could produce very heavy rainfall given the high moisture values expected overnight. Thunderstorms. Thunderstorms have a good chance of continuing into Saturday before drier air arrives by Sunday. High pressure should then stick around for early next week. The middle of next week offers another opportunity for precipitation. Please stay tuned for the latest on this upcoming severe weather threat.


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