Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.03 Miles
-- Width 20 Yards
State MINNESOTA
County/Area BLUE EARTH
WFO MPX
Begin Date 07/17/2008 10:55:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth W
Begin Location AMBOY
Begin Lat/Lon 43.88/-94.18
End Date 07/17/2008 10:55:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An upper level trough of low pressure that trekked through all of Minnesota during the daylight hours produced scattered severe thunderstorms across South Central Minnesota.
Event Narrative Very weak EF-0 tornado briefly touched down at the edge of a corn field along Blue Earth County Road 147, one half mile West of U.S. Highway 169. Damage was confined to crops.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JANESVILLE WASECA CO. MN 07/17/2008 08:30 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASECA WASECA CO. MN 07/17/2008 08:45 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASECA WASECA CO. MN 07/17/2008 09:00 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MINNESOTA LAKE BLUE EARTH CO. MN 07/17/2008 09:36 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RIVER PT STEELE CO. MN 07/17/2008 10:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 54 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARTLAND FREEBORN CO. MN 07/17/2008 10:06 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AMBOY BLUE EARTH CO. MN 07/17/2008 10:55 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K