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Event Details

Event Lightning
State MINNESOTA
County/Area CARLTON
WFO DLH
Begin Date 08/27/2007 18:20:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location CLOQUET
Begin Lat/Lon 46.72/-92.45
End Date 08/27/2007 18:20:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 120.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A slow moving cold front and unstable air mass contributed to very intense thunderstorm development in northeast Minnesota during the afternoon and evening hours of August 27. One particularly severe thunderstorm produced widespread hail damage in the Big Sandy Lake area of Aitkin County, damaging cars, boats, roofs and sidings of homes. A separate thunderstorm produced a lightning strike that caused extensive damage to Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Cloquet.
Event Narrative A lightning bolt caused considerable roof and structural damage to the Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Damage to the electrical, phone, and public address system was also noted.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 120.00K 0.00K
MC GREGOR AITKIN CO. MN 08/27/2007 16:55 CST-6 Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MC GREGOR AITKIN CO. MN 08/27/2007 17:00 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOODWOOD ST. LOUIS CO. MN 08/27/2007 17:35 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HILL CITY AITKIN CO. MN 08/27/2007 17:50 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HILL CITY AITKIN CO. MN 08/27/2007 17:52 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HILL CITY AITKIN CO. MN 08/27/2007 17:58 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLOQUET CARLTON CO. MN 08/27/2007 18:20 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 120.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 120.00K 0.00K