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KMPX Weather Radar Receiving Upgrade This Week

The weather radar used by the NWS Forecast Office in Chanhassen, MN is down while technicians install an important technological upgrade. The radar is expected to return to service Wednesday, October 18th. Read More >

Overview

During the early morning of August 28, 2007, a mesoscale convective system (MCS) moved over the southern Twin Cities metro area and into western Wisconsin. This MCS was first associated with marginal severe hail, but soon transitioned to a damaging wind event from Redwood Falls, Minnesota to Cornell, Wisconsin. Wind gusts of 60-70 miles per hour were observed in Redwood County, Carver County, and the Twin Cities metro area.