Sunday Aug 24
Tornado watch for much of metro, central Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for a large swath of Minnesota counties - stretching from the Twin Cities into northern Minnesota.
Two Dozen MN Counties Added to Federal Disaster Declaration
Beltrami, Blue Earth, Brown, Carver, Dodge, Faribault, Koochiching, Lac Qui Parle, Lake of the Woods, Le Sueur, Marshall, Martin, McLeod, Nicollet, Redwood, Rice, Roseau, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Todd, Wadena, Waseca, and Yellow Medicine counties and the tribal governments of the Red Lake Band of Chippewa and Prairie Island Indian Community.
Dayton Declares Emergency, Sends Soldiers to Koochiching Co.
Governor Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 35 Minnesota counties, including St. Louis, Koochiching, and Beltrami, and directed the Minnesota National Guard to send soldiers to Koochiching County in response to recent flooding.