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Storm system brings rain, wind, hail, tornadoes ... and snow?

The same storm system that brought deadly tornadoes to Oklahoma left Minnesota soggy but uninjured. Spotters reported seeing several funnel clouds in the air and a couple of tornadoes apparently touched down in southern Minnesota. In the northland, the storm will produce overnight snow, with up to six inches possible in some areas.
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Eyes were on the sky for much of the evening across southern Minnesota. But, thankfully, a line of storms produced little or no damage.

As for northern Minnesota, strong winds accompanied thunderstorms during the day and produced a gale warning on Lake Superior. Rain was changing to snow overnight. The area from Brainerd through the Iron Range to International Falls could see up to six inches on the ground Monday.

Meanwhile, an Iowa town damaged by an apparent tornado Saturday night reports emergency sirens failed to sound. A hospital and community college were damaged in Creston but no injuries were reported.

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