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Severe storms possible on Saturday, with more to follow Monday

The recent volatile stretch of weather is set to continue.
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Areas of southern Minnesota could be set for another bout of severe storms on Saturday, with more to follow Monday.

The National Weather Service is projecting scattered storms from a line starting around Willmar and heading southeast to Albert Lea, with there being marginal risk that those storms turn severe.

The edge of that system could catch the southwestern and southern edge of the Twin Cities. 

Here's the forecast discussion from the NWS:

"Residual moisture from the decaying complex in Nebraska, and southerly winds developing ahead of the North Dakota feature, should be efficient enough to develop thunderstorms by mid morning across west central Minnesota. Once this feature moves southeast this afternoon, more activity will likely evolve across central/southern Minnesota as this feature rotates southeast toward the Iowa border by early evening. Severe weather will be concentrated across far southern Minnesota where both ample instability and modest wind shear will resides."

Should the storms turn severe, then hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain are possible.

It's looking more like though that Monday will be the more volatile day, resulting from a system that will track into Minnesota from the Dakotas.

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The storms may possibly be supercells and the NWS is warning that "all severe hazards will be possible."

This can include tornadoes, which are most likely to hit western Minnesota, coming after a week in which an EF-4 tornado struck in Grant and Otter Tail Counties, killing one and injuring others.

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