MINNEAPOLIS - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for a large swath of Minnesota counties - stretching from the Twin Cities into northern Minnesota.
Some areas of western Wisconsin are also affected.
Forecasters say the watch remains in effect until 11 p.m. Sunday. They say conditions are favorable for tornadoes.
The watch includes the Twin Cities, and stretches up to Lake of the Woods, Beltrami and Kanabec counties. Stearns, Sherburne, Itasca and Pine counties are also affected.
Burnett, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix counties in Wisconsin are also under the watch.