Tornado, Flash Flood Watches Issued

Tornado, Flash Flood Watches Issued Click to Enlarge Photo: KNSI News

(KNSI) - Stearns County and portions of St. Cloud are included in a Tornado Watch that's been issued by the National Weather Service.

The Tornado Watch goes until 12 a.m. Sunday.

Storms could produce large hail, damaging wind, heavy rainfall and a few tornadoes.

Stearns and Benton Counties are also included in a Flash Flood Watch that goes through Sunday morning.

Forecasters warn that storms could drop several inches of rain, leading to dangerous flash flooding.

Localized rainfall totals of 3 to 5 inches are possible.