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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 70 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area OTTER TAIL
WFO FGF
Report Source Broadcast Media
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-08-03 19:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 5E PELICAN RAPIDS
Begin Lat/Lon 46.58/-95.97
End Date 2012-08-03 19:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A strong cold front moved through eastern North Dakota and the northwest quarter of Minnesota during the afternoon and evening hours of August 3rd. Afternoon temperatures ahead of the front reached the low to mid 80s with dew points in the low to mid 60s. Thunderstorms fired all along the frontal boundary with damaging wind gusts becoming the main threat. Bowing segments also appeared along the line, although no tornadoes were reported.
Event Narrative Several large trees were broken down or uprooted onto homes and vehicles.


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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 0.00K 0.00K
SHELLY NORMAN CO. MN 08/03/2012 17:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DORAN WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KENT WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:12 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BURWELL POLK CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENDRUM NORMAN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAPLE BAY POLK CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROTHSAY WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MENTOR POLK CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAWNDALE WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:27 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROOKS RED LAKE CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAWNDALE WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE PARK BECKER CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROTHSAY WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:37 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 93 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROTHSAY OTTER TAIL CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:38 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROTHSAY WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DORAN WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PELICAN RAPIDS OTTER TAIL CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHOREHAM BECKER CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GONVICK CLEARWATER CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:55 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SYRE NORMAN CO. MN 08/03/2012 18:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PELICAN RAPIDS OTTER TAIL CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TENNEY WILKIN CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:02 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VERGAS OTTER TAIL CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FERGUS FALLS OTTER TAIL CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:13 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DENT OTTER TAIL CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RICHVILLE OTTER TAIL CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PERHAM OTTER TAIL CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WAUBUN MAHNOMEN CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:27 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLEARBROOK CLEARWATER CO. MN 08/03/2012 19:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K