Storms bring 60-80 MPH winds to Mankato, downpour to Twin Cities

Stronger storms moved into Minnesota from the Dakotas Wednesday afternoon, bringing the threat of damaging wind gusts and pockets of heavy rain. Track the weather for your specific location with the Fox 9 Weather App.

At about 3:45 p.m. the core of the storm had Mankato in its sights, with the potential for straight line winds of 60 to 80 mph.

In the Twin Cities metro, the storm system brought heavy rain during the 3 p.m. hour.