National Weather Service issues severe thunderstorm warning
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 3:30 p.m. for southeastern Polk County, southwestern Barron County, northern St. Croix County and northwestern Dunn County.
At 2:24 p.m., radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail. The storm is located near New Richmond and moving northeast at 25 mph.
Areas in the warning include: Star Prairie, Cylon, Deer Park, Forest, Amery, Clear Lake and Turtle Lake.
If you are in the paths of this storm, prepare immediately for large hail. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows.