(KMSP) - Heavy rains moved through the Twin Cities metro area during the Thursday evening commute.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until midnight for southern Minnesota, which includes parts of the Twin Cities metro area.
Overnight, there are potential flooding concerns especially in southwestern Minnesota, which was impacted by flooding just this past week.
The storms came after a very hot day in the metro area, with the heat index hitting 108 degrees in the Twin Cities.
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A large ditch outside Coon Rapids High School is filled with more than 4 feet of water after storms roll through. Some folks decided to take a dip. pic.twitter.com/kX0ly1H6zG— Bisi Onile-Ere (@BisiOnile_Ere) July 12, 2018