Weather Column: Some heavy rain fell across parts of Minnesota on Monday. The heaviest rain fell up around Fertile, Minn., in Polk County where 5 to 7 inches of rain fell late Sunday night into early Monday morning.
The Alexandria area picked up between 2 to 4 inches of rain. A flash flood warning was issued for concerns for flooding early Monday morning as well.
In Chippewa County, five miles northeast of Montevideo, there were reports of several trees also down from thunderstorm winds.
Large hail was also reported in Meeker County near Cedar Mills.