Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.21 Miles
-- Width 30 Yards
State MINNESOTA
County/Area ANOKA
WFO MPX
Begin Date 05/22/2011 13:52:00 CST-6
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth ENE
Begin Location HAM LAKE
Begin Lat/Lon 45.25/-93.16
End Date 05/22/2011 13:53:00 CST-6
End Range 4
End Azimuth ENE
End Location HAM LAKE
End Lat/Lon 45.25/-93.16
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative During the early afternoon of Sunday May 22nd, a line of thunderstorms developed across south central Minnesota, and quickly moved north and northeast across east-central Minnesota, and into west-central Wisconsin. One spawned a tornado in North Minneapolis, and crossed into southern Anoka County. Another tornado occurred near Ham Lake, and another near Forest Lake that afternoon.
Event Narrative An EF-0 tornado briefly touched down near 155th Street Northeast, and County Highway 17 east of Ham Lake. Damage was confined to trees blown down and a few shingles ripped off homes.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 48 166.720M 0.00K
HASTINGS DAKOTA CO. MN 05/22/2011 09:30 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASECA WASECA CO. MN 05/22/2011 11:59 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRAIRIEVILLE RICE CO. MN 05/22/2011 12:39 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW GERMANY CARVER CO. MN 05/22/2011 12:44 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WANAMINGO GOODHUE CO. MN 05/22/2011 12:49 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST LOUIS PARK HENNEPIN CO. MN 05/22/2011 13:13 CST-6 Tornado EF1 1 48 166.000M 0.00K
FRIDLEY ANOKA CO. MN 05/22/2011 13:21 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
MOUNDS VIEW RAMSEY CO. MN 05/22/2011 13:29 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
CRYSTAL ARPT HENNEPIN CO. MN 05/22/2011 13:30 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ANOKA CO BLAINE ARPT ANOKA CO. MN 05/22/2011 13:32 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
RED WING GOODHUE CO. MN 05/22/2011 13:35 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAM LAKE ANOKA CO. MN 05/22/2011 13:52 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
CENTERVILLE ANOKA CO. MN 05/22/2011 14:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FOREST LAKE WASHINGTON CO. MN 05/22/2011 14:16 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
LINDSTROM CHISAGO CO. MN 05/22/2011 14:36 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 48 166.720M 0.00K