Weather Forecast

Jennifer Strode took this photo from the Hastings YMCA.

Funnel cloud spotted over Hastings, Hampton

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Funnel cloud spotted over Hastings, Hampton
Hastings Minnesota 745 Spiral Boulevard 55033

A small funnel cloud was spotted over Hastings at about 12:45 p.m. Monday. The sighting prompted several weather sirens to sound.

It does not appear as though the funnel touched down at any point, but that has not yet been confirmed.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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