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Storm warnings issued in southwestern Minn.

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- Thunderstorm warnings are in effect for Redwood, Renville and Yellow Medicine counties as well as Lincoln and Lyon in southwest Minnesota.

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The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a warning for Redwood County, southwestern Renville County and southeastern Yellow Medicine until 7 p.m.

According to the statement, radar indicted a line of storms capable of producing damaging winds of 65 mph along a line from Sacred Heart to Vesta to 8 miles east of Marshall to Russell and moving southeast. Nickel-size hail may accompany the winds.

The current warning for Lyon and east central Lincoln counties ends at 6:30. Half-dollar-size hail and destructive winds were forecast from Cottonwood to Camden State Park to Arco.

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