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Severe Weather Awareness Week

Today marks the start of severe weather awareness week in Minnesota! We’ve already had a few severe storms this spring in portions of the viewing area bringing heavy rain and hail, but what can we expect through the rest of the season? Your Storm Tracker 6 Weather Team will be airing stories every morning, evening and night on ABC 6 News showing how severe weather impacts you.

Below you’ll find plenty of resources to help you prepare for severe weather this year.

Severe Weather Terminology:

Day 1: Newest ways to receive weather warnings story found here.

Severe Hail Size:

Day 2: How Do Car Dealerships Prepare for Hail, story found here.

Dangers of Extreme Heat:

Day 3: Preparing for Extreme Heat, story found here.

Day 4: Rochester's Great Tornado, story found here.

Flooding Terminology:

Day 5: Austin's Flooding Problems & Solutions, story found here.

Flood Warning

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Mower
Expires: 9/27/2016 10:00 PM

Flash Flood Watch

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Blue Earth; Faribault; Freeborn; Le Sueur; Rice; Steele; Waseca
Expires: 9/25/2016 7:00 AM

Flash Flood Watch

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Dodge; Fillmore; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha
Expires: 9/25/2016 1:00 PM

Flood Warning

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Blue Earth; Freeborn
Expires: 9/26/2016 11:15 AM

Flood Warning

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Steele; Waseca
Expires: 9/28/2016 7:00 PM

Flood Warning

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Steele; Waseca
Expires: 9/28/2016 7:00 PM

Flash Flood Watch

IA AREAS AFFECTED: Bremer; Butler; Cerro Gordo; Franklin; Hancock; Winnebago; Worth; Wright
Expires: 9/25/2016 10:00 AM

Flood Warning

IA AREAS AFFECTED: Mitchell
Expires: 9/25/2016 9:08 PM

Flood Warning

IA AREAS AFFECTED: Floyd
Expires: 9/26/2016 9:08 PM

Flash Flood Watch

IA AREAS AFFECTED: Chickasaw; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell
Expires: 9/25/2016 1:00 PM