Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale F3
-- Length 15.5 Miles
-- Width 880 Yards
State MINNESOTA
County/Area NICOLLET
WFO MPX
Report Source NWS STORM SURVEY
NCDC Data Source PDS
Begin Date 2006-08-24 16:30:00.0 CST
Begin Location 4WSW NICOLLET
Begin Lat/Lon 44.56667/-93.31667
End Date 2006-08-24 17:00:00.0 CST
End Location 4WSW NICOLLET
End Lat/Lon 44.56667/-93.31667
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 7/0
Property Damage 3.5M
Crop Damage
Event Narrative The tornado began with a very narrow path and gradually expanded to a half mile wide multiple vortex tornado. One home in Nicollet lost much of its upper floor, and other homes suffered major damage, including some bring shifted off their foundation. The tornado continued east along Highway 99, producing major damage to houses, farm buildings, and a power substation. It did its most severe damage on the southern outskirts of St. Peter, where a house was completely leveled. A total of 57 homes properties in Nicollet County were damaged, and several homes had to be totaled out. A spokesmen from the St. Peter Community Hospital said several persons were admitted with severe wounds, such as broken bones. The tornado crossed the Minnesota River near the southern city limits of St. Peter, and entered Le Sueur County near the city of Kasota (see separate entry).


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 39 139.800M 11.300M
HUTCHINSON MCLEOD CO. MN 08/24/2006 06:50 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GLENCOE MCLEOD CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:05 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAMBURG CARVER CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:20 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PLATO MCLEOD CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:22 CST Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREEN ISLE SIBLEY CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:30 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BELLE PLAINE SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:40 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PLATO MCLEOD CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:43 CST Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINSTED MCLEOD CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:46 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORWOOD CARVER CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:50 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW PRAGUE SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 07:51 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW PRAGUE LE SUEUR CO. MN 08/24/2006 08:00 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREEN ISLE SIBLEY CO. MN 08/24/2006 08:10 CST Hail 3.10 in. 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
BELLE PLAINE SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 08:15 CST Hail 3.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW PRAGUE SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 08:50 CST Hail 4.25 in. 0 0 10.000M 0.00K
NEW PRAGUE SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 08:50 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW PRAGUE SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 08:50 CST Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW PRAGUE LE SUEUR CO. MN 08/24/2006 08:50 CST Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 1.000M 0.00K
VESELI RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:00 CST Hail 3.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KENYON GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:05 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEBSTER RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:13 CST Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JORDAN SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:16 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DENNISON GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:19 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKEVILLE DAKOTA CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:30 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHFIELD RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:32 CST Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHFIELD DAKOTA CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:34 CST Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRIOR LAKE SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:47 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ZUMBROTA GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:50 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELKO SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:52 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELKO SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:55 CST Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW MARKET SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:55 CST Hail 3.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW MARKET SCOTT CO. MN 08/24/2006 09:59 CST Hail 3.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEBSTER RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:00 CST Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WANAMINGO GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:03 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHFIELD RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:15 CST Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 50.000M 2.300M
DUNDAS RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:22 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHFIELD RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:26 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKEVILLE DAKOTA CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:33 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
APPLE VLY DAKOTA CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:40 CST Hail 2.00 in. 0 0 10.000M 0.00K
STANTON GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:40 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NERSTRAND RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:45 CST Hail 2.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KENYON GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:50 CST Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 5.000M
CLEARWATER WRIGHT CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:56 CST Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WANAMINGO GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 10:58 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ZUMBROTA GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 11:02 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONTICELLO WRIGHT CO. MN 08/24/2006 11:15 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ZUMBROTA GOODHUE CO. MN 08/24/2006 11:15 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST MICHAEL WRIGHT CO. MN 08/24/2006 11:50 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 5.000M 0.00K
ROGERS HENNEPIN CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:10 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROGERS HENNEPIN CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:22 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ANDOVER ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:30 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAYTON HENNEPIN CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:30 CST Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 20.000M 0.00K
CHAMPLIN HENNEPIN CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:35 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COON RAPIDS ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:37 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ANDOVER ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:40 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHAMPLIN HENNEPIN CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:45 CST Hail 2.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COON RAPIDS ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:46 CST Hail 2.20 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ANOKA ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:48 CST Hail 2.00 in. 0 0 20.000M 0.00K
BLAINE ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:50 CST Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COON RAPIDS ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 12:54 CST Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST FRANCIS ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:00 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FOLEY BENTON CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:10 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTH ST PAUL RAMSEY CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:15 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OAKDALE WASHINGTON CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:16 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRINCETON MILLE LACS CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:25 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BAYPORT WASHINGTON CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:30 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VILLARD POPE CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:47 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FORADA DOUGLAS CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:50 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OSAKIS DOUGLAS CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:50 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VILLARD POPE CO. MN 08/24/2006 14:55 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GILMAN BENTON CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:07 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELROSA STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:13 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAUK CENTRE STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:16 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAUK CENTRE STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:22 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FORESTON MILLE LACS CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:25 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW MUNICH STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:37 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AVON STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:56 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RICHMOND STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:56 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SARTELL STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 15:58 CST Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST JOSEPH STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 16:06 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SEARLES BROWN CO. MN 08/24/2006 16:08 CST Tornado F0 0 2 200.00K 0.00K
SAUK RAPIDS BENTON CO. MN 08/24/2006 16:12 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLEAR LAKE SHERBURNE CO. MN 08/24/2006 16:29 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NICOLLET NICOLLET CO. MN 08/24/2006 16:30 CST Tornado F3 0 7 3.500M 0.00K
MONTICELLO WRIGHT CO. MN 08/24/2006 16:40 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KASOTA LE SUEUR CO. MN 08/24/2006 17:00 CST Tornado F3 1 30 20.000M 4.000M
OTSEGO WRIGHT CO. MN 08/24/2006 17:05 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RAMSEY ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 17:10 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KILKENNY LE SUEUR CO. MN 08/24/2006 17:29 CST Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHIELDSVILLE RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 17:41 CST Hail 2.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FARIBAULT RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 18:23 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FARIBAULT RICE CO. MN 08/24/2006 18:24 CST Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MEDFORD STEELE CO. MN 08/24/2006 18:35 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MEDFORD STEELE CO. MN 08/24/2006 19:05 CST Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WALDORF WASECA CO. MN 08/24/2006 19:23 CST Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WALDORF WASECA CO. MN 08/24/2006 19:34 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLARKS GROVE FREEBORN CO. MN 08/24/2006 20:15 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GLENWOOD POPE CO. MN 08/24/2006 21:15 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALBERT LEA FREEBORN CO. MN 08/24/2006 21:22 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALBANY STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 21:58 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RICHMOND STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 22:10 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLD SPG STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 22:14 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST CLOUD STEARNS CO. MN 08/24/2006 22:26 CST Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BECKER SHERBURNE CO. MN 08/24/2006 22:51 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST FRANCIS ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 23:15 CST Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EAST BETHEL ANOKA CO. MN 08/24/2006 23:27 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LINDSTROM CHISAGO CO. MN 08/24/2006 23:53 CST Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 39 139.800M 11.300M