Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 56 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area HOUSTON
WFO ARX
Report Source Broadcast Media
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-09-05 00:37:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1ENE CALEDONIA
Begin Lat/Lon 43.63/-91.49
End Date 2012-09-05 00:37:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 95.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Two rounds of severe thunderstorms hit portions of southeast Minnesota during the evening hours of September 4th and the early morning hours of the 5th. The first event, produced large hail up to tennis ball size near Canton (Fillmore County) and the second event produced damaging winds, which mainly impacted the city of Rochester (Olmsted County). Over 175 trees were blown down in Rochester along with power lines causing 4,800 customers to loose power. Lightning struck a Rochester house causing a fire that resulted in over $40,000 of damage.
Event Narrative An eighty foot tall tree fell on a garage and four vehicles near the intersection of First and Main Streets in Caledonia.


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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 0 745.00K 0.00K
ST CHARLES WINONA CO. MN 09/04/2012 14:55 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SARATOGA WINONA CO. MN 09/04/2012 15:00 CST-6 Hail 2.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GOODVIEW WINONA CO. MN 09/04/2012 15:25 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STOCKTON WINONA CO. MN 09/04/2012 15:26 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINONA WINONA CO. MN 09/04/2012 15:26 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINONA WINONA CO. MN 09/04/2012 15:47 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENRYTOWN FILLMORE CO. MN 09/04/2012 16:23 CST-6 Hail 2.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HART WINONA CO. MN 09/04/2012 16:30 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOUND PRAIRIE HOUSTON CO. MN 09/04/2012 16:50 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOUND PRAIRIE HOUSTON CO. MN 09/04/2012 16:56 CST-6 Hail 2.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TAWNEY FILLMORE CO. MN 09/04/2012 16:57 CST-6 Hail 2.00 in. 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SPRING GROVE HOUSTON CO. MN 09/04/2012 17:00 CST-6 Hail 2.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPRING GROVE HOUSTON CO. MN 09/04/2012 17:05 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCHESTER OLMSTED CO. MN 09/04/2012 23:15 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 45.00K 0.00K
MAPLEVIEW MOWER CO. MN 09/04/2012 23:21 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 60.00K 0.00K
DODGE CENTER ARPT DODGE CO. MN 09/04/2012 23:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCHESTER OLMSTED CO. MN 09/04/2012 23:57 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 64 kts. EG 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
ROCHESTER OLMSTED CO. MN 09/04/2012 23:59 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 64 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCHESTER OLMSTED CO. MN 09/05/2012 00:20 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
CALEDONIA HOUSTON CO. MN 09/05/2012 00:37 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 95.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 745.00K 0.00K