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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 60 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area OTTER TAIL
WFO FGF
Report Source Public
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-07-13 18:45:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2E PELICAN RPDS MUNI AR
Begin Lat/Lon 46.63/-96.06
End Date 2007-07-13 18:48:00.0 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 By late afternoon of the 13th, a prefrontal trough was located from northwest Roseau County (MN) to Crookston (MN) to Oakes (ND), while an upstream cold front approached the North Dakota/Canada border. By early evening, the cold front had quickly pushed down to a Minot (ND) to Hillsboro (ND) to Mahnomen (MN) line. Several thunderstorms formed near these surface boundaries, but did not last long. Model soundings showed an Inverted-V profile, which is favorable for stronger winds aloft to mix down to the surface. Therefore, the wind events were likely associated with dying thunderstorm cells.
Event Narrative Dozens of trees were damaged on the northwest shore of Lake Lizzie. Some of the trees were snapped in half. Several houses and cars were damaged from falling trees. The wind lasted less than 5 minutes and occurred after rain had started. An observation from a witness suggested this was a wet microburst.


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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
FISHER POLK CO. MN 07/13/2007 16:39 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PELICAN RPDS MUNI AR OTTER TAIL CO. MN 07/13/2007 18:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BADOURA HUBBARD CO. MN 07/13/2007 19:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K