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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
605 PM CDT THU SEP 21 2017

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0430 PM     HAIL             2 SE LITCHVILLE         46.64N 98.16W
09/19/2017  E1.00 INCH       BARNES             ND   NWS EMPLOYEE

            QUARTER SIZED HAIL ACCOMPANIED BY 50 TO 60 MPH WINDS.

0441 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NE LITCHVILLE         46.67N 98.18W
09/19/2017                   BARNES             ND   PUBLIC

            BARN HAD DAMAGE TO ROOF WITH TREE LIMBS IN ROOF. HOUSE
            HAD SHINGLES REMOVED.

0441 PM     TORNADO          1 ENE LITCHVILLE        46.66N 98.17W
09/19/2017  F1               BARNES             ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THE TORNADO TRACKED EASTWARD FOR NEARLY 4 MILES AND ENDED
            ABOUT 1 SW OF HASTINGS BY 447 PM CDT. THE TORNADO PEELED
            SHINGLES AND ROOFING OFF OF HOMES AT TWO FARMSTEADS
            ROUGHLY A MILE APART... AND SNAPPED OR UPROOTED SEVERAL
            BOXELDER AND SPRUCE TREES AT BOTH FARMSTEADS. BRANCH
            SCATTER THROUGH A SHELTER BELT LOCATED MIDWAY BETWEEN THE
            FARMS SUGGESTED A POSSIBLE SECONDARY VORTEX. PEAK WINDS
            ESTIMATED TO 110 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 200 YARDS.

0456 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 NNW FORT RANSOM       46.63N 97.99W
09/19/2017                   RANSOM             ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            A FEW LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE BROKEN DOWN IN SHELTER
            BELTS JUST SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 46, IN FAR NORTHWEST
            NORTHLAND TOWNSHIP. TIME ESTIMATED BASED ON RADAR.

0545 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 NE BUFFALO            46.94N 97.52W
09/19/2017  E60.00 MPH       CASS               ND   PUBLIC

            STRONG WINDS WITH PEA SIZE HAIL.

0617 PM     TSTM WND DMG     14 W GARDNER            47.14N 97.27W
09/19/2017                   CASS               ND   PUBLIC

            FACEBOOK REPORT INDICATING NUMEROUS LARGE BRANCHES
            SCATTERED ALL OVER THE ROAD FOR AROUND ONE EIGTH OF A
            MILE HALF WAY BETWEEN PAGE AND GARDNER ON COUNTY ROAD 26.
            BRANCHES ESTIMATED TO BE BLOWN OFF 100 FOOT TALL TREES
            WITH SOME BRANCHES AT LEAST 6 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND AT
            LEAST 10 FEET LONG. TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.

0625 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 SW GARDNER            47.13N 96.98W
09/19/2017  E80.00 MPH       CASS               ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            CELLULAR COMMUNICATIONS TOWER RECEIVED DAMAGE TO MOUNTED
            TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER PLATFORMS. TECHNICIAN ESTIMATES
            WINDS IN EXCESS OF 80 MPH REQUIRED TO PRODUCE THE DAMAGE.


0655 PM     HAIL             2 N ESMOND              48.06N 99.76W
09/19/2017  E1.00 INCH       BENSON             ND   PUBLIC

0750 PM     TORNADO          3 NNE LOCKHART          47.48N 96.53W
09/19/2017  F1               NORMAN             MN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THE TORNADO TRACKED INTERMITTENTLY NORTHWARD ALONG THE
            HIGHWAY 9 CORRIDOR FOR ABOUT 4 MILES AND ENDED JUST PAST
            THE COMMUNITY OF BELTRAMI BY 801 PM CDT. AS THE NASCENT
            TORNADO CROSSED FROM NORMAN COUNTY INTO POLK COUNTY
            DEBRIS BROKE WINDOWS IN A VEHICLE. THE TORNADO THEN
            SNAPPED TREES IN AND AROUND THE COMMUNITY OF BELTAMI AND
            DISMANTLED A METAL WRAPPED POLESHED. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED
            TO 105 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH ESTIMATED TO 100 YARDS.

0840 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 N WINGER              47.58N 95.99W
09/19/2017                   POLK               MN   PUBLIC

            PHOTOGRAPHIC EVIDENCE OF DOWNED TREES AROUND RESPONDERS
            FARM. OAK TREE UPROOTED.

0850 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 S BROOKS              47.77N 96.00W
09/19/2017                   RED LAKE           MN   PUBLIC

            NUMEROUS 4 TO 6 INCH DIAMETER TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS
            WERE BROKEN DOWN IN SHELTER BELTS ACROSS SOUTHERN POPLAR
            RIVER TOWNSHIP. THE NEARBY RWIS STATION LOST POWER AT
            THIS TIME PERIOD.

0859 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 NW FOSSTON            47.60N 95.78W
09/19/2017  M63.00 MPH       POLK               MN   AWOS

            KFSE OBSERVATION INDICATED WIND GUSTS TO 63 MPH FROM THE
            SOUTHWEST. LOCAL OBSERVERS REPORTED THAT SHELTER BELTS IN
            ADJACENT PORTIONS OF BRANDSVOLD TOWNSHIP HAD BROKEN OAK
            TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS COMMENSURATE WITH THESE WINDS.

0907 PM     HAIL             6 SW MILNOR             46.20N 97.55W
09/19/2017  E1.00 INCH       SARGENT            ND   PUBLIC

            TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.

0915 PM     TSTM WND DMG     7 N FOSSTON             47.68N 95.75W
09/19/2017                   POLK               MN   PUBLIC

            SEVERAL FELLED TREES AND LARGE LIMBS AT RESPONDERS
            RESIDENCE AND NEARBY.

0930 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  2 WSW DONALDSON         48.56N 96.94W
09/19/2017  E63.00 MPH       KITTSON            MN   MESONET

            MEASURED BY A MNDOT RWIS SENSOR. HIGH WINDS BLEW DOWN A
            GAZEBO IN THE NEARBY TOWN OF KENNEDY MN.

0934 PM     HIGH SUST WINDS  HALLOCK                 48.77N 96.94W
09/19/2017  E61.00 MPH       KITTSON            MN   AWOS

            KHCO HALLOCK AWOS GUST PRODUCED BY SOUTHEAST WINDS
            OCCURING TO THE NORTH OF A MESOSCALE CONVECTIVE SYSTEM. A
            POPLAR TREE WAS BLOWN DOWN ON TOP OF A CAR IN THE NEARBY
            TOWN OF LANCASTER MN. .

0945 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BARNEY                  46.27N 97.00W
09/19/2017                   RICHLAND           ND   PUBLIC

            A FEW LARGE 4 TO 6 INCH DIAMTER TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS
            BROKEN DOWN AROUND TOWN.

1055 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CORMORANT               46.73N 96.07W
09/19/2017                   BECKER             MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES BROKEN DOWN AROUND CORMORANT
            LAKE WITH POWER LINES KNOCKED DOWN AND LOCALIZED POWER
            OUTAGES.

1140 PM     TSTM WND DMG     TULABY LAKE             47.15N 95.60W
09/19/2017                   MAHNOMEN           MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES BROKEN DOWN NEAR TULABY LAKE
            AND ELBOW LAKE. LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES CAUSED BY FALLEN
            BRANCHES KNOCKING DOWN POWER LINES.

1154 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ELBOW LAKE              45.99N 95.98W
09/19/2017                   GRANT              MN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            A FEW LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS BROKEN DOWN AROUND
            TOWN. PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT THE ELBOW LAKE AIRPORT OF 54
            MPH.

1225 AM     TSTM WND DMG     HENNING                 46.32N 95.44W
09/20/2017                   OTTER TAIL         MN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            A FEW LARGE 4 TO 6 INCH TREE BRANCHES BROKEN DOWN IN
            GROVES AND SHELTER BELTS ACROSS EAST CENTRAL HENNING
            TOWNSHIP.

1230 AM     TSTM WND DMG     PARKERS PRAIRIE         46.15N 95.33W
09/20/2017                   OTTER TAIL         MN   PUBLIC

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN AROUND TOWN. AT LEAST ONE TREE FELL
            ON A HOUSE. TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.


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