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Severe Weather Coming to Richfield Later Today

Thunderstorms should develop late this afternoon, bringing the chance of hail, damaging winds and tornadoes.

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Twin Cities. Thunderstorms should develop late this afternoon over central and western Minnesota, carrying a slight risk of severe thunderstorms.

The main hazards will be hail and damaging winds, with the possibility of isolated tornadoes that should be confined along and north of Interstate 94.

The overall severe weather threat will be greatest west of Interstate 35, starting after 7 p.m. and continuing through the early morning.

The severe weather will be triggered by a warm front moving in, as temperatures are expected to be in the high-70s to low-80s, with high humidity as well. More thunderstorms are expected Wednesday morning.

Visit this federal resource for tips to stay safe during natural disasters, and stay tuned to Patch for storm updates.

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