Another night of severe weather forecast for Minn.
Another night of stormy weather is forecast for Minnesota, following high winds and heavy rains that uprooted trees and knocked out power across a large part of the state early Friday.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for roughly the southwest quarter of the state. Flash flood watches are out for much of western Minnesota and a large part of the southeast because of the high potential for more heavy rain across already-soaked areas.
Meterologist Rick Hiltbrand says forecasters expect "a very dangerous night" -- and a repeat for many areas including the Twin Cities. He urges Minnesotans to heed the warnings.
The overnight storms included straight-line winds as high as 85 mph in Benson, which the weather service says was equivalent to a low-end EF0 tornado.
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