NWS: Tornado watch in effect until 10 p.m.

Spotters say a tornado touched down briefly near Glenwood this evening. Parts of southwest, west central and central Minnesota are under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday. Large hail and damaging winds are possible.
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Parts of southwest, west central and central Minnesota are under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday. Large hail and damaging winds are possible when severe thunderstorms develop late Tuesday afternoon. Meteorologists at the National Weather Service say the risk of a tornado will be greatest over west central to central Minnesota. Isolated storms are possible again Wednesday and Thursday.

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