Posted at: 09/20/2013 7:11 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Heavy rain, powerful winds and large hail pounded parts of Minnesota as a severe thunderstorm rolled through.
The National Weather Service had reports of 2-inch hail south of Cambridge and 1-inch hail and heavy rain southeast of Monticello Thursday. The weather service says strong winds in Hutchinson toppled a tree which landed on a vehicle and caused minor injuries to one person.
The high wind also caused trees to fall in northern Chisago County with one hitting a house southwest of Rush City.
The Star Tribune says power failures mounted in the Twin Cities as the storm blew through. Xcel Energy reported 20,000 outages at one point.
Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com
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