Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 1.18 Miles
-- Width 50 Yards
State WISCONSIN
County/Area POLK
WFO MPX
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-07-27 18:34:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2NW TURTLE LAKE
Begin Lat/Lon 45.42/-92.18
End Date 2010-07-27 18:35:00.0 CST-6
End Location 1NNW TURTLE LAKE
End Lat/Lon 45.41/-92.16
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 100.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A complex of thunderstorms developed across west-central Minnesota during the afternoon of July 27th and quickly moved eastward into east-central Minnesota, and west-central Wisconsin during the evening hours, and caused three tornadoes in west central Wisconsin. There also were several areas of straight-line wind damage.
Event Narrative A tornado traveled east-southeast, just north of the village of Turtle Lake. It touched down in extreme eastern Polk County and moved into Barron County. In Polk County, a large outbuilding was completely destroyed 1.5 miles north-northwest of Turtle Lake, with debris scattered downstream for hundreds of yards. Scattered large trees were snapped or uprooted.


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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 0 585.00K 0.00K
CUSHING POLK CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 83 kts. EG 0 0 80.00K 0.00K
BALSAM LAKE POLK CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:16 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
BALSAM LAKE POLK CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:18 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
RANGE POLK CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BUNYAN POLK CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:27 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TURTLE LAKE POLK CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:34 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
TURTLE LAKE BARRON CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:35 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 120.00K 0.00K
CUMBERLAND BARRON CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
BARRON BARRON CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
RICE LAKE ARROWHD AR BARRON CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:57 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE CHETEK BARRON CO. WI 07/27/2010 18:59 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
CONNORSVILLE DUNN CO. WI 07/27/2010 19:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LADYSMITH RUSK CO. WI 07/27/2010 19:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
HOLCOMBE CHIPPEWA CO. WI 07/27/2010 19:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
IRVINGTON DUNN CO. WI 07/27/2010 20:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 585.00K 0.00K