Another stormy night; Tornado rips through South Dakota town

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Residents of southern Minnesota are getting another dose of heavy rainfall as a storm system moves through the region early Thursday morning.

Thunderstorms are expected over southern Minnesota, extending north to the metro area, through the morning hours. The main threat is heavy rain and flooding, according to the National Weather Service.

The National Weather Service has a map of the latest weather watches and warnings, and it is updated in real time.

Weather spotters confirmed a tornado touched down about 3 miles northeast of Marshall, Minnesota, at about 10:30 p.m. There's no immediate report whether it caused any damage.

Several tornadoes touched down earlier in the evening in northeastern South Dakota, according to KSFY TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, including one in the town of Wessington Springs.

The town sustained widespread damage from the storm. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard ordered 100 National Guard troops to the area to help with cleanup, and he arrived in Wessington Springs shortly before midnight to survey the damage.

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