Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 51 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area SCOTT
WFO MPX
Report Source NWS Employee
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-23 19:26:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1SSE SPRING LAKE
Begin Lat/Lon 44.71/-93.46
End Date 2012-05-23 19:27:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2SE SPRING LAKE
End Lat/Lon 44.71/-93.45
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 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 A private wind sensor measured a wind gust of 59 mph west of Prior Lake, Minnesota. In addition, two trees were blown down east of the measured wind gust, one had a six inch diameter base.


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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 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