Strong storms roll across region Tuesday, tornado warnings issued

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Storms rolled through Kandiyohi County in western Minnesota Tuesday afternoon. (Photo credit: Thomas Rosengren)

A warm and humid Tuesday afternoon set the stage for strong storms to develop and roll across the region from the northwest to southeast through the evening. There was also a Tornado Warning issued in parts of Dakota, Goodhue and Scott counties.

So far, the strongest storms have produced winds near 60 miles per hour and large hail in parts of Stearns County. 

Several viewers reported strong winds, broken tree branches, and hail reaching the size of ping-pong balls. A grain bin was also greatly damaged in Renville County.

Lakeville, Minnesota is responding to a significant amount of flooding, with several cars getting stuck in the water.

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