Weather Forecast


Rough weather hits Sonshine on its last night


WILLMAR - Sonshiners were forced to evacuate the festival grounds Saturday night after a potential tornado cloud was spotted over the city.

At around 5:30 p.m., the Sheriff's Reserve patrolling the grounds advised all festival campers to take down their tents because of a possible storm with high winds and hail. Security had been expecting and preparing for a storm all afternoon, according to Sgt. Julie Asmus of the Willmar Police Department.

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Ashley White

Ashley White is the community content coordinator for the West Central Tribune. Follow her on Twitter @Ashley_WCT.

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