Low hanging clouds are rolling into Burnsville this afternoon, perhaps bringing with them lightning, thunder and hail.
At about 2:40 p.m. today the National Weather Service in Chanhassen issued a hazardous weather alert for Dakota County and much of central Minnesota, in addition to parts of western Wisconsin. Scattered thunderstorms are expected across the I-94 corridor. Some storms may be strong enough to produce high winds and quarter-sized hail.
The threat of severe weather is expected to fall off after sunset, though there is a good chance of thunderstorms on Friday as well. To see a complete seven-day forecast for Burnsville, click here.