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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
512 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

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

0445 PM     HAIL             4 SW OSNABROCK          48.63N 98.21W
07/21/2014  E1.00 INCH       CAVALIER           ND   PUBLIC

0450 PM     HAIL             5 W OSNABROCK           48.67N 98.26W
07/21/2014  E0.75 INCH       CAVALIER           ND   PUBLIC

            EXTREMELY HEAVY RAINS AND SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF HAIL TO
            DIME SIZE.

0713 PM     HAIL             LARIMORE                47.91N 97.63W
07/21/2014  E1.00 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HAIL RANGING FROM 3/4 TO 1 INCH

0721 PM     HAIL             4 E LARIMORE            47.91N 97.54W
07/21/2014  E1.75 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

0727 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 NNW BRANTFORD         47.62N 98.94W
07/21/2014  E80.00 MPH       EDDY               ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            THREE LARGE 50K BUSHEL STEEL GRAIN BINS WERE PARTIALLY
            CAVED IN AT ONE FARMSTEAD...AND NUMEROUS LARGE TREE
            BRANCHES AND LIMBS WERE BROKEN OFF ACROSS CENTRAL
            PLEASANT PRAIRIE TOWNSHIP.

0732 PM     TSTM WND GST     6 E BRANTFORD           47.60N 98.79W
07/21/2014  E90.00 MPH       EDDY               ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS WERE BROKEN DOWN
            ACROSS COLUMBIA AND WESTERN CHERRY LAKE TOWNSHIPS. ONE
            STEEL CLAD POLE SHED WAS COLLAPSED...STEEL GRAIN BINS
            WERE CAVED IN AND ROOFING WAS BLOWN OFF A CATTLE SHED AND
            OTHER FARM OUT BUILDINGS AT TWO FARMSTEADS. AT
            ANOTHER...ONE GARAGE WAS BLOWN DOWN AND SEVERAL TREES
            WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED.

0735 PM     TORNADO          16 E BRANTFORD          47.60N 98.58W
07/21/2014  F0               EDDY               ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A FUNNEL FORMED NORTHWEST OF MCHENRY...NORTH OF THE EDDY
            COUNTY LINE...AND TOUCHED DOWN NEAR HIGHWAY 20. THE
            TORNADO THEN TRACKED INTERMITTENTLY TO THE EAST NORTHEAST
            FOR ABOUT 8 MILES TO AROUND 8 NNW OF BINFORD /3 WNW OF
            RED WILLOW LAKE/ BY 746 PM CDT. NUMEROUS LARGE BRANCHES
            WERE BROKEN DOWN OR TREE TRUCKS SNAPPED ALONG THE PATH
            THROUGH FAR SOUTHEAST EDDY AND FAR NORTHWEST GRIGGS
            COUNTIES. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 80 MPH. PEAK WIDTH
            ESTIMATED TO 100 YARDS.

0739 PM     TSTM WND GST     9 S HAMAR               47.71N 98.57W
07/21/2014  M73.00 MPH       EDDY               ND   MESONET

            PEAK WINDS REPORTED AT THE NDAWN STATION NEAR HWY
            20...MIDWAY BETWEEN MCHENRY AND HAMAR.

0746 PM     HAIL             4 E LARIMORE            47.91N 97.54W
07/21/2014  E0.88 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   PARK/FOREST SRVC

0747 PM     TORNADO          5 SW TOLNA              47.78N 98.52W
07/21/2014  F0               NELSON             ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A BRIEF TOUCHDOWN WAS OBSERVED OVER OPEN COUNTRY NEAR THE
            SHEYENNE RIVER. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 60 MPH. MAXIMUM
            WIDTH AT 20 YARDS.

0748 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 E DAZEY               47.19N 98.16W
07/21/2014  M60.00 MPH       BARNES             ND   MESONET

            PEAK WINDS MESURED AT THE DAZEY NDAWN STATION.

0751 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 WNW GRAND FORKS       47.96N 97.21W
07/21/2014  M66.00 MPH       GRAND FORKS        ND   ASOS

            PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT THE GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL
            AIRPORT /KGFK/.

0753 PM     HAIL             3 NW LARIMORE           47.94N 97.67W
07/21/2014  E1.00 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0755 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 WNW MCVILLE           47.78N 98.22W
07/21/2014                   NELSON             ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

0758 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 WNW GRAND FORKS       47.96N 97.21W
07/21/2014  M69.00 MPH       GRAND FORKS        ND   ASOS

            PEAK WIND AT THE GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
            WINDOW DAMAGE REPORTED AT THE TERMINAL BUILDING.

0800 PM     TSTM WND GST     MCVILLE                 47.77N 98.18W
07/21/2014  E90.00 MPH       NELSON             ND   PUBLIC

            MULTIPLE TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED. TWO EMPTY STEEL GRAIN
            BINS BLOWN OVER. POWER OUTAGES REPORTED ACROSS PEKIN AND
            MCVILLE.

0803 PM     HAIL             KLOTEN                  47.72N 98.07W
07/21/2014  E2.00 INCH       NELSON             ND   PUBLIC

            ALSO NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES BROKEN DOWN.

0804 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ANETA                   47.68N 97.99W
07/21/2014                   NELSON             ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            PORTIONS OF TIN ROOFING WERE BLOWN OFF OF A COUNTY
            BUILDING.

0805 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 NNW GRAND FORKS       47.98N 97.11W
07/21/2014  M61.00 MPH       GRAND FORKS        ND   MESONET

            PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT THE GRAND FORKS NDDOT WIND SENSOR
            ALONG I-29.

0806 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SHARON                  47.60N 97.90W
07/21/2014                   STEELE             ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            A COUPLE OF OLDER FARM OUTBUILDINGS WERE BLOWN OVER BY
            THE WIND NEAR SHARON.

0807 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 N PILLSBURY           47.22N 97.80W
07/21/2014  M56.00 MPH       BARNES             ND   MESONET

            PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT THE PILLSBURY NDAWN STATION.

0810 PM     TSTM WND GST     FINLEY                  47.51N 97.84W
07/21/2014  E80.00 MPH       STEELE             ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREES BLOWN DOWN OR UPROOTED AROUND TOWN.
            ONE 8 INCH DIAMETER TREE FELL ON AND DAMAGED DECK
            FENCING. AN AUTOMOBILE WITH ATTACHED TRAILER WERE MOVED
            AND THE TRAILER WAS TWISTED AND COLLAPSED.

0815 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GRAND FORKS             47.92N 97.07W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            8 TO 10 INCH TREES DOWNED IN SOUTH GRAND FORKS 32ND AVE
            AND LEGEND LANE. TIME APPROXIMATE.

0815 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GRAND FORKS             47.92N 97.07W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   NWS EMPLOYEE

            FIST SIZED...APPROX 3INCH DIAMETER...TREE BRANCH DOWN IN
            BACKYARD.

0817 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 WNW GRAND FORKS       47.96N 97.21W
07/21/2014  M58.00 MPH       GRAND FORKS        ND   ASOS

            PEAK WIND MEASURED AT THE GRAND FORKS INTERNATIONAL
            AIRPORT.

0818 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GOLDEN LAKE             47.58N 97.64W
07/21/2014                   STEELE             ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL TREES BLOWN DOWN ON THE WEST SIDE OF THE LAKE.

0820 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MICHIGAN                48.03N 98.12W
07/21/2014                   NELSON             ND   PUBLIC

            SEVERAL SMALL TREES BLOWN OVER.

0822 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 WSW NORTHWOOD         47.72N 97.61W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            SEVERAL LARGE DIAMETER TREES SNAPPED NEAR THE GOLF
            COURSE.

0825 PM     TSTM WND GST     HATTON                  47.64N 97.46W
07/21/2014  E80.00 MPH       TRAILL             ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            WIDEPSPREAD TREE DAMAGE OCCURRED THROUGHOUT NEWBURGH AND
            GARFIELD TOWNSHIPS IN NORTHEAST STEELE COUNTY. AT ONE
            HOMESTEAD NORTH OF HATTON...SEVERAL POPLAR TREES WERE
            SNAPPED AND A PATIO COVER WAS TORN OFF A HOUSE AND
            DEMOLISHED. TREE DAMAGE CONTINUED INTO ADJACENT TOWNSHIPS
            IN GRAND FORKS AND TRAILL COUNTIES.

0829 PM     TORNADO          2 E KEMPTON             47.82N 97.57W
07/21/2014  F1               GRAND FORKS        ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            A TORNADO TRACKED INTERMITTENTLY FOR ABOUT 8 MILES TO
            ABOUT 2 SSE OF ARVILLA BY 841 PM CDT. THIS TORNADO
            SNARLED TREES IN SHELTER BELTS AND BROKE DOWN NUMEROUS
            LARGE TREE BRANCHES...LIMBS AND WHOLE TREE TRUNKS ALONG
            ITS PATH. A FEW RURAL RESIDENCES AND FARM BUILDINGS HAD
            SHINGLES TORN OFF...QUONSET DOORS WERE TORN OFF...AND AT
            LEAST ONE SMALL FARM OUTBUILDING WAS COLLAPSED. PEAK
            WINDS ESTIMATED TO 90 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 300 YARDS.

0835 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 N THOMPSON            47.80N 97.11W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   PUBLIC

            TWO TREES...ONE 25 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THE OTHER 30
            INCHES IN DIAMETER SNAPPED IN BACKYARD. POWER LINES
            KNOCKED DOWN IN THOMPSON.

0835 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GRAND FORKS             47.92N 97.07W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   PUBLIC

            TREE DOWN IN RESIDENTS BACKYARD ON UNIVERSITY AV.

0835 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GRAND FORKS             47.92N 97.07W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   PUBLIC

            3 TO 4 INCH TREE BRANCHES DOWN VICINITY OF GROUND ROUND
            ON 32 AV S. NUMEROUS SMALLER BRANCHES ON GROUND VICINITY
            OF POST OFFICE ON 28 AV S.

0836 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LARIMORE                47.91N 97.63W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS AND SEVERAL TREE
            TRUNKS WERE SNAPPED OFF DUE TO PROLONGED PERIODS OF
            DAMAGIMG WINDS. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 70 MPH.

0837 PM     HAIL             4 WNW GREENBUSH         48.72N 96.26W
07/21/2014  E0.88 INCH       ROSEAU             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            VERY HEAVY RAINS WITH PONDING WATER

0838 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HOLMES                  47.72N 97.30W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            WIDESPREAD WIND DAMAGE NOTED IN SHELTER BELTS ACROSS
            UNION TOWNSHIP. NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS
            WERE BROKEN DOWN AND AN OCCASIONAL TREE TRUNK WAS
            SNAPPED.

0840 PM     TSTM WND DMG     HILLSBORO               47.40N 97.06W
07/21/2014                   TRAILL             ND   PUBLIC

            SEVERAL TREES DOWN AND POWER OUTAGES IN TOWN. WIND GUSTS
            ESTIMATED AT AROUND 60 MPH.

0842 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 ESE ARVILLA           47.91N 97.45W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            FUNNEL CLOUD WAS VIEWED FROM TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK.

0844 PM     HEAVY RAIN       4 WSW NEWFOLDEN         48.33N 96.41W
07/21/2014  M1.00 INCH       MARSHALL           MN   COCORAHS

            WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH

0845 PM     TSTM WND DMG     7 ESE THOMPSON          47.74N 96.97W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            SEVERAL LARGE BRANCHES AND LIMBS BROKEN DOWN IN SHELTER
            BELTS ACROSS NORTHERN AMERICUS AND BENTRU TOWNSHIPS.

0845 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     7 WSW LARIMORE          47.87N 97.77W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   911 CALL CENTER

0849 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 SE HILLSBORO          47.33N 96.96W
07/21/2014  M60.00 MPH       TRAILL             ND   MESONET

            PEAK WINDS REPORTED AT THE NDAWN STATION 7SE OF
            HILLSBORO.

0851 PM     TORNADO          4 WNW ELDRED            47.70N 96.86W
07/21/2014  F2               POLK               MN   NWS STORM SURVEY

            A TORNADO WRAPPED IN HEAVY RAINS AND DAMAGING DOWNBURST
            WINDS TRACKED FROM NEAR ELDRED...THROUGH SOUTH CROOKSTON
            AND GENTILLY...TO AROUND 8 ESE OF RED LAKE FALLS BY 935
            PM CDT. THE TORNADO SNAPPED OR UPROOTED NUMEROUS TREES
            ALONG ITS PATH...TORE SECTIONS OF ROOFING OFF OF
            BUILDINGS AND RESIDENCES...TUMBLED EMPTY RAILCARS...AND
            SNAPPED POWER POLES ALONG ITS NEARLY 38 MILE PATH. PEAK
            WINDS ESTIMATED TO 120 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 800 YARDS.

0855 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     8 WSW CROOKSTON         47.73N 96.76W
07/21/2014                   POLK               MN   PUBLIC

            FUNNEL CLOUD DESCENDED AND ASCENDED FROM ROTATING WALL
            CLOUD. RELAYED BY POLK S.O.

0900 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NW GRAND FORKS        47.93N 97.09W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   NWS EMPLOYEE

            A FEW LARGE TREES SNAPPED ALONG GATEWAY DRIVE. THIRD
            EPISODE OF DAMAGING WINDS IN THAT AREA FOR THE EVENING.

0910 PM     TSTM WND GST     CROOKSTON               47.77N 96.61W
07/21/2014  M80.00 MPH       POLK               MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            PERSONAL WEATHER STATION REPORTED AT LEAST 80 MPH.
            MULTIPLE 8 INCH DIAMETER TREES DOWN.

0910 PM     FLASH FLOOD      GRAND FORKS             47.92N 97.07W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   AMATEUR RADIO

            WATER FLOWING OVER BOTH WEST BOUND LANES ON WASHINGTON
            STREET NEAR JUNCTION WITH 32 AV S.

0910 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CROOKSTON               47.77N 96.61W
07/21/2014                   POLK               MN   PUBLIC

            MULTIPLE TREES DOWN VICINITY OF BEET PLANT.

0915 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LOCKHART                47.44N 96.55W
07/21/2014                   NORMAN             MN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SEVERAL LARGE TREE BRANCHESAND LIMBS WERE BROKEN DOWN
            ACROSS GOODHOPE AND LOCKHART TOWNSHIPS.

0915 PM     FLASH FLOOD      GRAND FORKS             47.92N 97.07W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SEVERAL INCHES OF WATER POOLING OVER STREETS EAST OF
            WASHINGTON ST.

0920 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GENTILLY                47.79N 96.45W
07/21/2014                   POLK               MN   PUBLIC

            4 INCH DIAMETER TREE BRANCHES DOWN. STORM WINDOW BLOWN
            OFF HOUSE.

0921 PM     TSTM WND DMG     ALVARADO                48.19N 97.00W
07/21/2014                   MARSHALL           MN   OTHER FEDERAL

            RIVER GAGING STATION ON HWY 1 BRIDGE WAS DAMAGED BY WIND.
            ANTENNA HAD MISSING AND BENT TINES.

0922 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 NW DOROTHY            47.95N 96.48W
07/21/2014                   RED LAKE           MN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEVERAL LARGE 4 TO 6 INCH DIAMETER TREE BRANCHES BROKEN
            DOWN IN SHELTER BELTS.

0925 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 S COLFAX              46.44N 96.87W
07/21/2014                   RICHLAND           ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SEVERAL LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS BROKEN DOWN IN
            SHELTER BELTS ACROSS NORTHERN ABERCROMBIE TOWNSHIP.

0930 PM     FLASH FLOOD      EAST GRAND FORKS        47.93N 97.02W
07/21/2014                   POLK               MN   PUBLIC

            STREET FLOODING

0932 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MAPLE BAY               47.64N 96.22W
07/21/2014                   POLK               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS WERE BROKEN DOWN
            ACROSS MAPLE LAKE AND MENTOR.

0935 PM     TSTM WND GST     2 S THIEF RIVER FALLS   48.08N 96.18W
07/21/2014  M58.00 MPH       PENNINGTON         MN   AWOS

            PEAK WIND MEASURED AT THE THIEF RIVER FALLS REGIONAL
            AIRPORT.

0935 PM     TSTM WND DMG     RED LAKE FALLS          47.89N 96.27W
07/21/2014                   RED LAKE           MN   PUBLIC

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN IN CITY AND POWER IS OUT.

0935 PM     TSTM WND DMG     THIEF RIVER FALLS       48.11N 96.18W
07/21/2014                   PENNINGTON         MN   PUBLIC

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN IN THE CITY. POWER OUT.

0955 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 ENE HIGH LANDING      48.07N 95.73W
07/21/2014                   PENNINGTON         MN   PUBLIC

            NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS WERE BROKEN DOWN
            IN SHELTER BELTS ACROSS HIGHLANDING TOWNSHIP.

1000 PM     FLASH FLOOD      4 W LARIMORE            47.91N 97.71W
07/21/2014                   GRAND FORKS        ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SEVERAL SECTIONS OF RURAL TOWNSHIPS ROADS WERE PARTIALLY
            WASHED OUT IN LARIMORE...NIAGRA AND ELM GROVE TOWNSHIPS
            OF CENTRAL GRAND FORKS COUNTY.

1020 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SE FOURTOWN           48.26N 95.30W
07/21/2014                   BELTRAMI           MN   COUNTY OFFICIAL

            MUMEROUS TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN ALONG HIGHWAY 89 BETWEEN
            FOURTOWN AND THORHULT...ACROSS STEENERSON TOWNSHIP.

1030 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LAKE ITASCA             47.25N 95.21W
07/21/2014                   CLEARWATER         MN   PARK/FOREST SRVC

            OCCASIONAL PINE AND POPLAR TREES SNAPPED AROUND ITASKA
            STATE PARK.

1035 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 SSE TWO INLETS        47.03N 95.20W
07/21/2014                   BECKER             MN   PUBLIC

            BOAT DOCKS...LIFTS AND WATERCRAFT TOSSED ABOUT BY WAVE
            AND WIND ACTION ON TWO INLETS LAKE. NUMEROUS PINE AND
            POPLAR TREES SNAPPED ACROSS TWO INLETS AND SAVANNAH
            TOWNSHIPS. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 70 MPH.

1036 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 7 WNW GRAND FORKS       47.96N 97.21W
07/21/2014  M63.00 MPH       GRAND FORKS        ND   ASOS

            MEASURED AT AIRPORT

1040 PM     HAIL             OTTERTAIL               46.43N 95.56W
07/21/2014  E1.00 INCH       OTTER TAIL         MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES AS WELL.

1045 PM     TSTM WND DMG     KELLIHER                47.23N 94.88W
07/21/2014                   HUBBARD            MN   PUBLIC

            TREES DOWN

1045 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 W LAKE GEORGE         47.20N 95.04W
07/21/2014                   HUBBARD            MN   EMERGENCY MNGR

            A FEW PINE AND POPLAR TREES WERE SNAPPED OFF ALONG
            HIGHWAY 71.

1100 PM     FLASH FLOOD      THIEF RIVER FALLS       48.11N 96.18W
07/21/2014                   PENNINGTON         MN   PUBLIC

            OVER 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN ONE HOUR CAUSED STREET FLOODING
            THROUGHOUT THE CITY

1100 PM     FLASH FLOOD      ALVARADO                48.19N 97.00W
07/21/2014                   MARSHALL           MN   PUBLIC

            STREET AND BASEMENT FLOODING

1105 PM     TSTM WND GST     WADENA                  46.44N 95.13W
07/21/2014  E80.00 MPH       WADENA             MN   NWS EMPLOYEE

            IN TOWN...A SECTION OF METAL ROOFING WAS TORN OFF THE
            TEMPORARY COMMUNITY CENTER. ABOUT TWO TO THREE DOZEN
            TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED. NEAR TOWN...A SECTION OF
            AN IRRIGATION SYSTEM WAS FLIPPED AND METAL ROOFING WAS
            TORN OFF OF A COUPLE OF FARM BUILDING. PEAK WINDS
            ESTIMATED TO 80 MPH.


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