Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 10 Miles
-- Width 150 Yards
State NORTH DAKOTA
County/Area CAVALIER
WFO FGF
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-08-01 19:38:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 5WNW MUNICH
Begin Lat/Lon 48.7/-98.92
End Date 2010-08-01 19:55:00.0 CST-6
End Location 5ESE MUNICH
End Lat/Lon 48.64/-98.72
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A persistent thunderstorm cell along the Canadian border produced a tornado and several reports of strong winds.
Event Narrative This tornado began in Towner County at 820 pm CDT. The tornado tracked for about 20 miles total, about 10 miles in Towner County and then about 10 miles in Cavalier County. During much of this track the tornado was likely enveloped in heavy rains and strong downburst winds with the funnel briefly visible at times. The tornado broke down two wooden power poles and numerous trees and tree limbs along its route. Peak winds were estimated at 95 mph.


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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
ROCKLAKE TOWNER CO. ND 08/01/2010 19:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CROCUS TOWNER CO. ND 08/01/2010 19:20 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MUNICH CAVALIER CO. ND 08/01/2010 19:38 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MUNICH CAVALIER CO. ND 08/01/2010 19:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K