A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10PM. Counties included are:

BLUE EARTH          BROWN                 CARVER
CHIPPEWA             COTTONWOOD    JACKSON
KANDIYOHI             LAC QUI PARLE  LE SUEUR
LINCOLN                 LYON                   MARTIN
MCLEOD                 MEEKER              MURRAY
NICOLLET               NOBLES              PIPESTONE
REDWOOD              RENVILLE           ROCK
SCOTT                     SIBLEY                SWIFT
WATONWAN           WRIGHT              YELLOW MEDICINE

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