Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area REDWOOD
WFO MPX
Report Source ASOS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-05 22:48:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0S (RWF)REDWOOD FALLS A
Begin Lat/Lon 44.54/-95.08
End Date 2012-05-05 22:48:00.0 CST-6
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 Two waves of thunderstorms moved across southern and central Minnesota over a span of 12 to 18 hours and produced up to 2 to 5 inches of rainfall across portions of the area. The first complex moved across southern Minnesota and produced large hail near New Ulm. This area quickly moved off to the east into western Wisconsin before dissipating in the afternoon. A second complex of thunderstorms developed across southeast South Dakota in the afternoon, and moved northeast into west central Minnesota and produced large hail near Chokio, Minnesota. This complex then move eastward into east central Minnesota and produced large hail and torrential rainfall during the early morning hours across the Twin Cities Metro area.
Event Narrative


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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 25.00K 0.00K
NEW ULM BROWN CO. MN 05/05/2012 11:48 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW ULM ARPT BROWN CO. MN 05/05/2012 11:52 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COURTLAND NICOLLET CO. MN 05/05/2012 12:01 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OAKDALE WASHINGTON CO. MN 05/05/2012 14:30 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
LUXEMBURG STEARNS CO. MN 05/05/2012 17:33 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHOKIO STEVENS CO. MN 05/05/2012 20:45 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(RWF)REDWOOD FALLS A REDWOOD CO. MN 05/05/2012 22:48 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLOGNE CARVER CO. MN 05/06/2012 00:35 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WACONIA CARVER CO. MN 05/06/2012 00:39 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPRING LAKE SCOTT CO. MN 05/06/2012 00:45 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRIOR LAKE SCOTT CO. MN 05/06/2012 00:47 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VICTORIA CARVER CO. MN 05/06/2012 00:47 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRIOR LAKE SCOTT CO. MN 05/06/2012 00:56 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLOOMINGTON HENNEPIN CO. MN 05/06/2012 01:06 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLOOMINGTON HENNEPIN CO. MN 05/06/2012 01:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLOOMINGTON HENNEPIN CO. MN 05/06/2012 01:18 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HASTINGS DAKOTA CO. MN 05/06/2012 01:44 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EAGAN DAKOTA CO. MN 05/06/2012 01:53 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLUE EARTH FARIBAULT CO. MN 05/06/2012 05:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FARMINGTON DAKOTA CO. MN 05/06/2012 06:15 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JORDAN SCOTT CO. MN 05/06/2012 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WACONIA CARVER CO. MN 05/06/2012 07:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K