Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
County/Area NICOLLET
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-23 15:58:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1W LAFAYETTE
Begin Lat/Lon 44.45/-94.43
End Date 2012-05-23 15:58:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Thunderstorms developed along a cold front across western Minnesota during the afternoon of May 23rd, and moved slowly eastward. However, additional thunderstorms developed south and raced northeast across south central and east central Minnesota, some of which produced severe wind gusts in excess of 70 mph at times.
Event Narrative Severe straight line winds blew down power lines along County Road 1, west of Lafayette, Minnesota.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 1.004M 0.00K
LOWRY POPE CO. MN 05/23/2012 11:36 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW ULM ARPT BROWN CO. MN 05/23/2012 15:53 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. MG 0 0 1.000M 0.00K
LAFAYETTE NICOLLET CO. MN 05/23/2012 15:58 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
ST HENRY LE SUEUR CO. MN 05/23/2012 18:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST BENEDICT SCOTT CO. MN 05/23/2012 19:14 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 62 kts. MG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
SPRING LAKE SCOTT CO. MN 05/23/2012 19:26 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 1.004M 0.00K