Sven Sundgaard and Novak Weather are closely monitoring the situation.
Damaging winds and tornadoes are the main threats.
Winds could gust up to 90 mph, the weather service said.
The best chance for damaging winds appears to be in northwest and north-central Minnesota.
Make sure you have a way to be alerted to warnings.
Storms could be rocking in and around the Twin Cities after dark.
Damaging winds, very large hail and strong tornadoes are all possible.