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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 65 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area OTTER TAIL
WFO FGF
Begin Date 05/02/2012 23:55:00 CST-6
Begin Range 6
Begin Azimuth WSW
Begin Location PHELPS
Begin Lat/Lon 46.36/-95.95
End Date 05/02/2012 23:55:00 CST-6
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.


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