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Dangerous storms hit Midwest; chance of severe weather in Minnesota this weekend

The National Weather Service says the focus of the severe weather in Minnesota will be in the southern part of the state Saturday night. Parts of Minnesota could also see a mix of rain and snow Sunday night and early Monday morning.
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More than a dozen possible tornadoes were reported across the Midwest on Saturday, The Associated Press reports. The National Weather Service says the focus of the severe weather in Minnesota will be in the southern part of the state Saturday night. Parts of Minnesota could also see a mix of rain and snow Sunday night and early Monday morning.

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