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August 31, 2018
Powerful thunderstorms rolled through north-central Minnesota the evening of Friday, Aug. 31 -- sparing Brainerd to the south, it ripped through much of northern Crow Wing, Cass and Aitkin counties before heading off into Duluth and northwestern Wisconsin. National Weather Service screenshot
Storm leaves power outages, hail, wind damage across north-central Minn.
August 31, 2018 - 10:06pm
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