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Tornado warning in southern Minnesota, residents told to take shelter

The NWS says it's a "dangerous" storm.

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.

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