It's a hail of a morning across central Minnesota, more wind through 7 p.m. Monday

A heavy thunderstorm rolled through central Minnesota on the morning of May 9, 2022, depositing hail at many locations.

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Large hail shown that fell near Clarkfield, Minnesota.
Photo courtesy of Bailey Stevens.
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Two rounds of thunderstorms are possible today in west and central Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service.
The first rolled through west central Minnesota with large hail occurring in many locations.
The second round of thunderstorms may occur Monday afternoon and evening in eastern Minnesota, including large hail , damaging winds and possible tornado, according to the weather service.

Strong sound winds of 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph, are expected through 7 p.m. Monday in west central Minnesota.

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Hail on the morning of May 9, 2022, in Montevideo, Minnesota, shared by Mary McChesney.
Courtesy of Mary McChesney / Montevideo


Kelly Boldan has been editor of West Central Tribune and in Willmar, Minnesota, since October 2001. He joined Forum Communications Co. in November 1998 as editor of the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer.
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