Tornado Touches Down in Western Minnesota

Severe weather has been popping up in western Minnesota, including some reports of tornadoes.

The National Weather Service says a trained spotter reported a tornado touchdown just after 4:30 p.m. Saturday near Montevideo. Law enforcement reported part of a roof blow off a building at a farmstead about seven miles north of Montevideo.

The weather service also says a trained observer reported a brief touchdown just before 4:30 p.m. in Lac qui Parle County, which is on the South Dakota border. There were no immediate reports of damage there.

The weather service says high winds, hail and heavy rain are possible with the storms, which are moving north.

Forecasters say severe weather is also possible Sunday in eastern Minnesota including the Twin Cities area.