Independence Day Severe Weather Possible in Rochester
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Fireworks may not be the only reason to keep an eye on the sky in Rochester this 4th of July.
Meteorologists with the National Weather Service in La Crosse are predicting possibly strong thunderstorms could track across the Rochester area Monday morning. Another round of storms capable of producing hail, damaging winds and heavy rain could fire by the afternoon and evening.
The Storm Prediction Center places the area in a severe weather risk level 2 out of 5. Officials advise anyone with outdoor plans to stay weather aware and to have multiple ways to receive weather-related warnings.