Strong thunderstorms hit the Twin Cities, southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin Thursday night.

The storms packed heavy rains and tornadoes as it ripped through the region.

Tornadoes were spotted in south-central and southeastern Minnesota.

The most severe weather from the storm has been reported in Rice, Dodge and Goodhue counties.

Several roads are reported to be flooded in Minneapolis, St. Paul and cities across the metro.

Xcel Energy reported many power outages across the metro.

Residents are also being warned of small-stream flooding.

Meanwhile, colder air moves in Friday, we will start the day with clouds and drizzle, and during the day wind speeds will be 10-20 mph from the northwest with clearing skies expected during the afternoon.

We could see lows in the upper 30s on Saturday morning across much of Minnesota with the clear skies and the cooler air settling in from the north. Even with the chilly start, temps will likely be able to push up into the mid 60s by Saturday afternoon.

The weather on Sunday is also looking pleasant with highs in the 60s and partly cloudy skies.

The Autumnal Equinox is at 8:54 p.m. on Saturday!

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