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Event Details

Event Funnel Cloud
State MINNESOTA
County/Area WRIGHT
WFO MPX
Begin Date 08/08/2010 17:23:00 CST-6
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth NE
Begin Location BUFFALO
Begin Lat/Lon 45.19/-93.89
End Date 08/08/2010 17:25:00 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 During the late afternoon and early evening hours of Sunday August 8th, severe thunderstorms developed across the northern suburbs of the Twin Cities. Movement of the storms were very slow due to weak low level flow in the first 5000 ft. Most of the thunderstorms were outflow dominant and caused mainly downburst wind damage, and a few reports of funnel clouds in the western suburbs. The storms drifted to the southeast into west-central Wisconsin and caused a severe wind gusts, along with a few funnel cloud reports.
Event Narrative


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
BUFFALO WRIGHT CO. MN 08/08/2010 17:23 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONTROSE WRIGHT CO. MN 08/08/2010 17:30 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OSSEO HENNEPIN CO. MN 08/08/2010 17:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE ELMO WASHINGTON CO. MN 08/08/2010 18:01 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BAYPORT WASHINGTON CO. MN 08/08/2010 18:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AFTON WASHINGTON CO. MN 08/08/2010 18:08 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K