MARSHALL (KMHL) – The Storm Prediction Center is warning parts of southwest Minnesota that there is an enhanced risk of severe weather in the region today, and a slight risk of severe weather across the rest of the area.

While forecasters say some uncertainty remains on when and how storms will move into the region, they say the greatest risk for severe weather Tuesday is between 3 p.m. and 9 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service, the greatest threat is for high winds in excess of 75 mph and hail up to two inches in diameter. They do not believe there is much of a threat for tornadoes on Tuesday.

Forecasters are urging people to stay weather aware and to have multiple ways to receive severe weather alerts. Marshall Radio will continue to monitor the weather today – should warnings be issued.