Residents in the Albert Lea area have been told to seek shelter after a tornado warning was issued Sunday afternoon.
"This is a dangerous storm! Seek shelter now!" the NWS tweeted at 3:12 p.m., after a new line of storms fired up.
Areas of Freeborn County, including Albert Lea and Twin Lakes, are under a tornado warning until 3:45 p.m.
The NWS had earlier said there was "strong rotation" between Freeborn and Matawan, with the cell moving southeast at 15 mph.