Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.39 Miles
-- Width 15 Yards
State MINNESOTA
County/Area WADENA
WFO FGF
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-07-17 16:12:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1N VERNDALE
Begin Lat/Lon 46.41/-95.02
End Date 2010-07-17 16:13:00.0 CST-6
End Location 1NNE VERNDALE
End Lat/Lon 46.41/-95.01
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative By late afternoon of July 17th, an area of low pressure was located over the far southern Red River Valley with a warm front extending to its east. Temperatures had topped out in the middle 80s with dew points in the lower 70s. Thunderstorms flared up along and north of the warm front, mainly affecting southeast North Dakota and west central Minnesota. Large hail was reported along with a few strong winds gusts. Heavy amounts of rain also fell along the Highway 10 corridor in west central Minnesota, mainly between Detroit Lakes and Wadena.
Event Narrative A brief touchdown occurred in an open field north of U.S. Highway 10.


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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 0 102.00K 108.00K
WHITE EARTH BECKER CO. MN 07/17/2010 10:31 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PARK RAPIDS HUBBARD CO. MN 07/17/2010 12:10 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DORSET HUBBARD CO. MN 07/17/2010 12:20 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW YORK MILLS OTTER TAIL CO. MN 07/17/2010 15:35 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SEBEKA WADENA CO. MN 07/17/2010 15:50 CST-6 Hail 4.00 in. 0 0 100.00K 100.00K
LAWNDALE WILKIN CO. MN 07/17/2010 15:55 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAWNDALE WILKIN CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:00 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BARNESVILLE CLAY CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WADENA WADENA CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:05 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALDRICH WADENA CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:08 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CENTRAL WADENA CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:10 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VERNDALE WADENA CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:12 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BARNESVILLE CLAY CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALDRICH WADENA CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:17 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLUE GRASS WADENA CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:20 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BRECKENRIDGE WILKIN CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:20 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPIRIT LAKE OTTER TAIL CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:22 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAWNDALE WILKIN CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 1.00K 5.00K
ROTHSAY WILKIN CO. MN 07/17/2010 16:47 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 76 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VINING OTTER TAIL CO. MN 07/17/2010 17:00 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW YORK MILLS OTTER TAIL CO. MN 07/17/2010 17:10 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 1.00K 3.00K
Totals: 0 0 102.00K 108.00K