Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area STEELE
WFO MPX
Report Source AWOS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-10-26 08:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-10-26 14:00:00.0 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 A strong cold front whipped through Central and Southern Minnesota on this date. Strong Northwest winds behind the front were most prevalent across a portion of West Central and much of South Central Minnesota. Some of the highest gusts that occurred were: 58 knots five miles South of Marietta; 54 knots at Blue Earth, 53 knots in Hanley Falls; 52 knots in Fairmont; 50 knots at Redwood Falls; 49 knots in Alexandria; 48 knots at Morris, 48 knots in Glenwood.
Event Narrative Reported in Owatonna at 1117 LST.


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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
LAC QUI PARLE (ZONE) LAC QUI PARLE (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 06:30 CST-6 High Wind 58 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YELLOW MEDICINE (ZONE) YELLOW MEDICINE (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 07:00 CST-6 High Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROWN (ZONE) BROWN (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 07:30 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLUE EARTH (ZONE) BLUE EARTH (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 07:30 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEVENS (ZONE) STEVENS (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 07:30 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEELE (ZONE) STEELE (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 08:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NICOLLET (ZONE) NICOLLET (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 08:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WATONWAN (ZONE) WATONWAN (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 08:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARTIN (ZONE) MARTIN (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 08:00 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SWIFT (ZONE) SWIFT (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 08:30 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FARIBAULT (ZONE) FARIBAULT (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHIPPEWA (ZONE) CHIPPEWA (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 09:30 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
REDWOOD (ZONE) REDWOOD (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 09:30 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RENVILLE (ZONE) RENVILLE (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 09:30 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASECA (ZONE) WASECA (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 11:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FREEBORN (ZONE) FREEBORN (ZONE) MN 10/26/2008 12:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K