KEYC: 8 Tornado Reports Across Southern Minnesota Wednesday 17 Aug 17

A busy day of cleanup is ahead for many southern Minnesota residents after storms rolled through last night.

The National Weather Service received 8 confirmed tornado reports, with the first coming in around 4:30 yesterday afternoon near Lake Crystal….and the last just after 6:30 last night. The National Weather Service is still working to confirm how many tornadoes touched down in the area. 

All 8 tornado reports were within Nicollet, Blue Earth and Sibley Counties, with some reported near Nicollet, New Sweden, Gaylord and Winthrop.

One of the areas seeing the most severe damage is along the Nicollet and Sibley County line.

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