Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 65 kts.
County/Area OTTER TAIL
Report Source Newspaper
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-02 23:55:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 6WSW PHELPS
Begin Lat/Lon 46.36/-95.95
End Date 2012-05-02 23:55:00.0 CST-6
End Location 6WSW PHELPS
End Lat/Lon 46.36/-95.95
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative As thunderstorms rolled across extreme southeast North Dakota into west central Minnesota, they produced strong winds along a line from Gwinner, North Dakota, to just north of Fergus Falls, Minnesota. The highest wind gusts, 83 mph, were measured just south of the Wahpeton, North Dakota, airport. Several hours later, another thunderstorm produced large hail west of Parkers Prairie.
Event Narrative In the Weetown area north of Fergus Falls, boats were blown onto roads, fish houses were tipped over, and trailers and trees were blown over.


Event Map:

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PHELPS OTTER TAIL CO. MN 05/02/2012 23:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAINE OTTER TAIL CO. MN 05/03/2012 00:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
URBANK OTTER TAIL CO. MN 05/03/2012 05:30 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K