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Thunderstorm warning issued for parts of Kandiyohi, Meeker and Renville counties until 6:15 p.m.

The National Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a

severe thunderstorm warning for southern Kandiyohi County, McLeod County, Meeker County, eastern Renville County , northwestern Sibley County, southeastern Stearns County, and western Wright county until 6:15 p.m.

At 5:09 p.m., trained spotters reported a line of severe thunderstorms with half-dollar size hail and destructive winds in excess of 75 mph. These storms were located along a line extending from Svea to Thorpe to 6 miles northwest of Fairfax and moving northeast at 50 mph.

Locations in the warning include...

Willmar

Litchfield

Hutchinson

Thorpe

Lake Lillian

Svea

Priam

Fairfax

Blomkest

Franklin

Hector

Cosmos

Kandiyohi

Buffalo Lake

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