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After confirmed tornadoes in the south metro, warnings expire

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9:15 p.m. update

All tornado warnings have been allowed to expire as storms have weakened. It's unclear if any damage has been done. 

8:55 p.m. update

All warnings have expired except for the storm that has produced a confirmed tornado near Lakeville, which continues to move north at 30 mph. 

At 8:48 p.m., a confirmed tornado was located near Lakeville and moving north at 30 mph. Weather spotters confirmed the twister. Locations in the path of the storm include Apple Valley, Prior Lake, Burnsville, Savage and Shakopee. 

8:25 p.m. update

A tornado warning is now in effect until 9:15 p.m. for southwestern Dakota and eastern Scott counties for a confirmed tornado that was spotted on the ground near Webster, or seven miles west of Northfield and moving north at 30 mph. 

The tornado will be near Elko New Market by 8:40 p.m. the weather service says. 

Lakeville, Apple Valley, Prior Lake, Burnsville, Savage and Shakopee are in the path. 

8:05 p.m. update

A new tornado warning has been issued north-central Le Sueur, northeastern Sibley and southwestern Scott counties until 8:45 p.m. 

At 7:58 p.m., a radar-indicated tornado was near Henderson and moving north at 15 mph. 

Another tornado warning for Rice County was issued at 8:05 p.m. until 8:45 p.m., with the radar-indicated tornado located near Faribault and moving north t 20 mph. 

7:50 p.m. update

The weather service has extended the tornado warning into Rice County until 8:15 p.m. 

A tornado was confirmed, located at 7:50 p.m. over Warsaw, or near Faribault, and moving north at 20 mph. The NWS says there were two tornadoes confirmed at 7:43 p.m. 

7:25 p.m. update

A tornado warning has been issued for Steele and Waseca counties in southern Minnesota. The warning is in effect until 7:45 p.m. Wednesday. 

More specifically, the warning is for northwestern Steele and northeastern Waseca counties. The weather serivce says a confirmed tornado was spotted at 7:21 p.m., approximately 6 miles west of Owatonna and moving north at 20 mph. 

Law enforcement confirmed the tornado. 

There is not a tornado watch in Minnesota, nor is there a severe thunderstorm watch in place. The weather service was primarily expecting rain and thundershowers on Wednesday night into Thursday morning, so the severe threat remains isolated. 

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However, storms have apparently shown the ability to rotate. Earlier Wednesday, a storm near Glencoe produced a brief wall cloud, as noted in the tweets below. 

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