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Two-vehicle head-on crash on Hwy 71 Saturday morning

Graphic by Todd Krause/National Weather Service in Chanhassen A map of the final 2010 tornado count shows above average activity in Minnesota. The June 17 EF4 tornadoes of Otter Tail and Wadena counties are shown in red with their respective paths.

Calmer summer weather pattern expected in central Minnesota

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As Minnesotans gripe about a cold spring season, they are also bracing for the inevitable summer storms, and destructive tornadoes have already roared through the South causing much death and destruction. Some of these April outbreaks were called a Particularly Dangerous Situation, the same label given to June 17, 2010 in Minnesota.


According to the National Weather Service in Grand Forks, however, Minnesota's tornado season this year should not be as bad as last year.

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