Here's the latest from Ken Jones and city of Rochester emergency management regarding storm potential today:
Updated information: Today's thunderstorms have potential to dump a large amount of water. Locally, some rain could be quite heavy. In the past, heavy rain events during rush hour has resulted in cars stalling on roads. This is likely to be the main threat. (Western MN has a greater chance of severe storms). A flash flood watch will go into effect at 1 pm today.
Timing of storms: Some rain could come around 1 pm. Most of the heavy showers will be 3 – 10 pm.