Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 56 kts.
State MINNESOTA
County/Area NORMAN
WFO FGF
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-03-29 20:40:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-03-29 20:40:00.0 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 Strong low level flow of 50 to 60 knots ahead of a passing low pressure system combined with light showers caused high wind gusts across eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota the evening of Saturday March 29th. A sixty-five mph wind gust was reported that evening in Norman County where one-third of the siding was torn off the south side of a garage and the door was damaged. A fifty-nine mph wind gust was reported that evening on the Red Lake and Polk County lines which was measured by a MNDOT RWIS Mesonet site.
Event Narrative One-third of the siding was torn off the south side of a garage and the door was damaged.


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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
NORMAN (ZONE) NORMAN (ZONE) MN 03/29/2008 20:40 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RED LAKE (ZONE) RED LAKE (ZONE) MN 03/29/2008 20:53 CST-6 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EAST POLK (ZONE) EAST POLK (ZONE) MN 03/29/2008 20:53 CST-6 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K