Thunderstorms Bring Ominous Clouds, Torrential Rains

Mon 8-10-2015 []

(Spirit Lake)-- Heavy thunderstorms moved through the region Sunday evening, bringing ominous looking clouds, gusty wind and torrential rain. There were also a few reports of pea-size hail.

Rainfall totals ranged from 1.40" at the KUOO studios on the west side of Spirit Lake to in excess of three inches in some places.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Emmet county as the storms intensified as they moved east. There were no immediate reports of any damage, however.

The weather will be quiet through the balance of the upcoming week, with the next chance of rain not coming back into the forecast until this coming Sunday. A warming trend will kick in Tuesday, with readings approaching 90 degrees for highs by Thursday and Friday.