Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
County/Area HOUSTON
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-03-19 20:04:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1NE EITZEN
Begin Lat/Lon 43.51/-91.46
End Date 2012-03-19 20:04:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A warm front was lifting north across the Upper Midwest and thunderstorms developed along this boundary during the evening of March 16th across southeast Minnesota. Some of these storms produce strong winds which blew down grain bins in Byron (Olmsted County). Power poles were blown down and a barn was lifted off its foundation in and near Eitzen (Houston County).
Event Narrative A barn was lifted off its foundation and landed on a house southwest of Eitzen while power poles and lines were blown down in Eitzen.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 810.00K 0.00K
BYRON OLMSTED CO. MN 03/19/2012 19:02 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 800.00K 0.00K
(RST)ROCHESTER MUNI OLMSTED CO. MN 03/19/2012 19:04 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EITZEN HOUSTON CO. MN 03/19/2012 20:04 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 810.00K 0.00K