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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
611 PM CDT FRI JUL 8 2016 /511 PM MDT FRI JUL 8 2016/

...NWS Post Damage Report 06/09/2016 Thunderstorm Wind Event at
Lansford, Bottineau County, North Dakota...

Note that this event occurred on June 9, 2016.

.Thunderstorms were widespread across northwest into north central
North Dakota on June 9 with many reports of winds as high as 70 mph.
Around Lansford damage was extensive and intense, suggesting that a
microburst may have occurred. Winds are estimated, based on damage,
to have been as high as 100 mph...

Peak wind:              Estimated 100 mph
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start date:             Jun 09 2016
Start time:             10:40 PM CDT
Start location:         Lansford / Bottineau County / ND

End date:               Jun 09 2016
End time:               10:44 PM CDT
End location:           Lansford / Bottineau County / ND

Widespread damage occurred in the city of Lansford. A mobile home
sustained substantial roof and wall damage. Permanent homes had roof
damage and smaller buildings had roof and wall damage. Many Windows
were broken. In a few cases parts of roofs were removed. The grain
elevator was damaged and grain bins containing grain were knocked
down. Tree damage was widespread and extensive. Many very large
trees were uprooted or snapped. Winds throughout northwest into
north central North Dakota were as high as 70 mph, with winds
estimated as high as 100 mph around Lansford. The event at Lansford
may have been a microburst, leading to the higher winds and more
extensive damage than surrounding areas.

Note:
The information in this statement is PRELIMINARY and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

$$

Mathews/Martin



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