Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State WISCONSIN
County/Area PIERCE
WFO MPX
Begin Date 08/08/2010 18:37:00 CST-6
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth SE
Begin Location RIVER FALLS ARPT
Begin Lat/Lon 44.84/-92.6
End Date 08/08/2010 18:39:00 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 dominate and caused mainly downburst wind damage.

The storms drifted to the southeast into west-central Wisconsin and caused a severe wind gust, along with a funnel cloud report.
Event Narrative An 18 inch diameter tree was blown down near River Falls, Wisconsin. In addtion, another trained spotter reported a funnel cloud west of River Falls.


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
RIVER FALLS ARPT PIERCE CO. WI 08/08/2010 18:37 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K