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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 1 Miles
-- Width 75 Yards
State MINNESOTA
County/Area KITTSON
WFO FGF
Begin Date 07/16/2008 19:39:00 CST-6
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth SSW
Begin Location MATTSON
Begin Lat/Lon 48.63/-97.1
End Date 07/16/2008 19:41:00 CST-6
End Range 9
End Azimuth WNW
End Location DONALDSON
End Lat/Lon 48.63/-97.08
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 10.00K
Episode Narrative A somewhat vertically stacked low pressure system set up along the Canadian border in northeast North Dakota. Weak surface troughs also extended east and west from this low. These boundaries and the low pressure system were the focus for more severe weather.
Event Narrative This tornado originated in Pembina County (ND) at 832 pm CDT. It continued for about 1 mile to 9 miles west-northwest of Donaldson. The tornado broke down several large tree branches. Peak winds were estimated at 90 mph.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 20.00K 130.00K
MATTSON KITTSON CO. MN 07/16/2008 19:39 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 10.00K 10.00K
ROBBIN KITTSON CO. MN 07/16/2008 19:49 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DONALDSON KITTSON CO. MN 07/16/2008 19:52 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 100.00K
STEPHEN ARPT MARSHALL CO. MN 07/16/2008 20:00 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 10.00K 20.00K
ARGYLE MARSHALL CO. MN 07/16/2008 20:21 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEWFOLDEN MARSHALL CO. MN 07/16/2008 20:45 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 20.00K 130.00K