Posted at 6:38 PM on June 11, 2008
by Paul Huttner
A line of severe storms is moving through southwest Minnesota. As of 6:30pm, two tornaodes have been sighted near Fulda. An 80 mph wind gust has been recorded as well.
Here a link to the Twin Cities NWS storms page to follow storm progress.
I'll post storm reports below as they come in.
0600 PM TORNADO 3 N FULDA 43.91N 95.60W
06/11/2008 MURRAY MN TRAINED SPOTTER
DEBRIS IN FIELD
2 N Fulda [Murray Co, MN] trained spotter reports TORNADO at 06:05 PM CDT -- manufactured house pushed off foundation...tree damage...outbuildings damaged
4 S Westbrook [Cottonwood Co, MN] emergency mngr reports TSTM WND GST of E80.00 MPH at 06:30 PM CDT --
FSD: TORNADO at 06:44 PM CDT -- Spotter is 2 SSE Royal, IA (Clay county) -- Multiple vortcies (SN#1605 : eSpotter=Y)
5 N Jeffers [Cottonwood Co, MN] law enforcement reports TORNADO at 06:57 PM CDT -- debris cloud...tornado on the ground
FSD issues Tornado Warning for Clay, Dickinson [IA] till 7:30 PM CDT ...* AT 644 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A TORNADO 2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ROYAL...OR 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SPENCER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 36 MPH.
Sirens sounding in Spencer.
FSD continues Tornado Warning for Clay, Dickinson [IA] till 7:30 PM CDT ...AT 652 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A RAIN WRAPPED TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 3 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF ROSSIE...OR JUST SOUTHWEST OF SPENCER...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 31 MPH. THERE WAS DAMAGE TO AN ACREAGE. AT 654 PM CDT...THERE WAS DAMAGE TO A GRAIN BIN AND AUGER 4 MILES EAST OF ROYAL.
FSD continues Tornado Warning for Cottonwood, Murray [MN] till 7:15 PM CDT ...AT 659 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF JEFFERS...OR 20 MILES NORTH OF WINDOM...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 34 MPH.
MPX continues Tornado Warning for Brown, Redwood [MN] till 7:15 PM CDT ...AT 659 PM...A TORNADO WAS REPORTED ON THE COTTONWOOD...REDWOOD COUNTY LINE JUST SOUTH OF SANBORN.
MPX issues Tornado Warning for Brown, Watonwan [MN] till 7:45 PM CDT ...* AT 703 PM CDT...RADAR INDICATED A STORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THE MOST DANGEROUS PART OF THE STORM WAS 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF COMFREY...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 44 MPH.
2 S Springfield [Brown Co, MN] trained spotter reports TORNADO at 07:28 PM CDT -- tornado reported just south of springfield on ground
5 Sw Sleepy Eye [Brown Co, MN] trained spotter reports TORNADO at 07:32 PM CDT -- tornado reported on ground near sleepy eye
MPX continues Tornado Warning for Brown, Nicollet [MN] till 8:15 PM CDT ...AT 802 PM CDT...A FUNNEL CLOUD WAS REPORTED ABOUT 4 MILES NORTH OF SLEEPY EYE.
5 Sw Winthrop [Sibley Co, MN] law enforcement reports TORNADO at 08:39 PM CDT -- 2 touchdowns at hwy 8 and cr 53
Norwood/Young America [Carver Co, MN] law enforcement reports HAIL of nickel size (M0.88 INCH) at 08:49 PM CDT --
3 E Gaylord [Sibley Co, MN] nws employee reports TORNADO at 09:06 PM CDT -- just n of hwy 5.
2 N Gaylord [Sibley Co, MN] trained spotter reports TORNADO at 09:08 PM CDT --
Hamburg [Carver Co, MN] trained spotter reports TSTM WND DMG at 09:26 PM CDT -- 6 inch diameter branches down.
10:30pm 1.6" rainfall at Huttner Weather Lab in Deephaven.