Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 61 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area HOUSTON
WFO ARX
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-04-10 15:32:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 3ESE SHELDON
Begin Lat/Lon 43.67/-91.55
End Date 2011-04-10 15:38:00.0 CST-6
End Location 5NNE CALEDONIA
End Lat/Lon 43.7/-91.45
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 125.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A cold front pushed east into Wisconsin during the afternoon and evening hours of April 10th. Severe thunderstorms developed along the cold front and produced large hail and damaging winds over portions of southeast Minnesota. Trained spotters and law enforcement reported hail up to three inches in diameter along with barns, trees and power lines blown down in the counties of Fillmore and Houston. In Houston County, two swaths of straight-line wind damage occurred. The damage paths were just north of Caledonia, crossing State Highways 76 and 44. Radar estimates on wind speed were upward of 70 mph. An estimated fifty to sixty trees and a wind mill were knocked downed.
Event Narrative Two swaths of wind damage occurred three to five miles north of Caledonia. Several barns were damaged, a wind mill was hit, numerous trees were blown over, and a mobile home was destroyed from wind gusts.


     ‚Äč



All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 735.00K 0.00K
BRISTOL FILLMORE CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:00 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CANTON FILLMORE CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 22.00K 0.00K
BLACK HAMMER HOUSTON CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:24 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
HOUSTON HOUSTON CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:27 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GOODVIEW WINONA CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:32 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHELDON HOUSTON CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:32 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 125.00K 0.00K
MOUND PRAIRIE HOUSTON CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:42 CST-6 Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
HOKAH HOUSTON CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:43 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
HOKAH HOUSTON CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:43 CST-6 Hail 3.00 in. 0 0 330.00K 0.00K
HOKAH HOUSTON CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:44 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOKAH HOUSTON CO. MN 04/10/2011 15:45 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 735.00K 0.00K