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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.1 Miles
-- Width 25 Yards
State MINNESOTA
County/Area MARTIN
WFO MPX
Report Source Storm Chaser
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-04 14:45:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 3WNW FOXLAKE
Begin Lat/Lon 43.7/-94.73
End Date 2012-05-04 14:46:00.0 CST-6
End Location 3WNW FOXLAKE
End Lat/Lon 43.7/-94.73
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A thunderstorm complex developed in southeast South Dakota, and moved eastward along the Minnesota, Iowa border and produced large hail and tornadoes. One of the tornadoes tracked across far southeast Faribault County and damaged several barns and outbuildings near Kiester, Minnesota.
Event Narrative Storm chasers observed a brief tornado touchdown north of Fox Lake Refuge. No damage occurred as it tracked a few hundred feet across an open field. The tornado was rated an EF0 with a width of 25 yards.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
FOXLAKE MARTIN CO. MN 05/04/2012 14:45 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHERBURN MARTIN CO. MN 05/04/2012 14:52 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHERBURN MARTIN CO. MN 05/04/2012 14:57 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAIRMONT ARPT MARTIN CO. MN 05/04/2012 15:22 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KIESTER FARIBAULT CO. MN 05/04/2012 16:45 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 250.00K 0.00K