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No big severe weather outbreaks are anticipated, but the National Weather Service says isolated severe storms are possible in Minnesota Tuesday and Wednesday, though Tuesday's threat is focused on far southeastern Minnesota and more of western Wisconsin. 

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For Tuesday, the NWS says the threat is "highly conditional," but if storms can pop they'll have a chance to produce hail and gusty winds. Timing would be mid-afternoon, with a cold front advancing into Wisconsin and clearing skies by Tuesday night. 

Here's the NAM 3km model showing the storms mainly in Wisconsin and far eastern/southeastern Minnesota. 


Wednesday's severe threat remains a bit of a mystery, according to the Storm Prediction Center. But some models are suggesting clusters or a bowing line of storms could move through northern Minnesota. 

The future lightning projection from the European model shows potential from some intense cells across northern/central Minnesota (the pink and white in the GIF) Wednesday night, but that's just one model. 


Neither day of severe weather really targets the Twin Cities metro area, which is quickly becoming more and more dry as storm systems have largely missed the metro over the past 3-4 weeks. 

Through June 21 the Twin Cities was experiencing abnormally dry conditions. 

Through June 21 the Twin Cities was experiencing abnormally dry conditions. 

Meteorologist Sven Sundgaard will have more on the threat later Monday. 

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