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Details on the Severe Weather from Thursday, September 20, 2018

Damage survey results, photographs, meteorological information, and storm reports from the severe weather event of Thursday, September 20, 2018. Read More >


During the evening of August 16, 2016 severe thunderstorms produced hail and heavy rain in many Minnesota and Wisconsin counties. In Minnesota, 1.5 inch hail was reported in Hennepin and Cass counties and over 3 inches of rain fell in Burnsville, Lakeville, and Shakopee. There was flash-flooding in Burnsville, Eden Prairie, and Apple Valley as well.

Severe thunderstorm warning (yellow), flash-flood warnings (green), and rainfall (in inches) around the Twin Cities metro