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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND
824 PM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

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

0342 PM     HAIL             WALHALLA                48.92N 97.92W
06/27/2015  E1.25 INCH       PEMBINA            ND   PUBLIC

            QUARTER TO HALF DOLLAR SIZED HAIL FELL FOR SEVERAL
            MINUTES.

0355 PM     TORNADO          2 E OSNABROCK           48.67N 98.11W
06/27/2015  F0               CAVALIER           ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A ROPE TORNADO TOUCHED FOR LESS THAN A MINUTE IN OPEN
            FIELDS EAST OF TOWN. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 70 MPH. PEAK
            WIDTH ESTIMATED TO 20 YARDS. TRACK LENGTH TO ONE QUARTER
            MILE.

0400 PM     HAIL             CONCRETE                48.75N 97.93W
06/27/2015  M1.00 INCH       PEMBINA            ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NICKEL TO QUARTER SIZED HAIL FELL FOR SEVERAL MINUTES IN
            THE TOWN OF CONCRETE AND AT THE NEARBY CAVALIER AIR FORCE
            STATION.

0402 PM     TORNADO          1 W MILTON              48.63N 98.07W
06/27/2015  F1               CAVALIER           ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            BRIEF TOUCHDOWN AS VIEWED LOOKING WEST NORTHWEST FROM
            GARDAR AND EAST SOUTHEAST FROM OSNABROCK BY TRAINED
            SPOTTERS. TORNADO TRACKED SOUTHEASTWARD FOR NEARLY ONE
            MILE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF MILTON BY 404 PM CDT.
            ABOUT 8 EMPTY GRAIN CARS ALONG A GRAIN TRAIN AT THE
            LOADING FACILITY WERE BLOWN OVER TO THE SOUTHWEST.
            TRACKED LENGTH ESTIMATED TO THREE QUARTERS OF A MILE.
            MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 120 YARDS. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 90
            MPH.

0412 PM     TORNADO          UNION                   48.56N 97.95W
06/27/2015  F1               CAVALIER           ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            THIS TORNADO WAS VIEWED BY TRAINED SPOTTERS FROM NEAR
            EDINBURG AND NEAR ADAMS. THIS TORNADO TRACKED FROM
            ROUGHLY ONE HALF MILE NNW OF UNION... THROUGH UNION AND
            TO AT LEAST 1 MILE SOUTH OF UNION BY 416 PM CDT. NUMEROUS
            COTTONWOOD AND OAK TREES WERE SNAPPED. ALSO...ONE POWER
            POLE WAS SNAPPED AND A ROADSIGN WAS TWISTED. PEAK WINDS
            ESTIMATED TO 100 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH ESTIMATED TO 150
            YARDS.

0417 PM     TORNADO          5 SSW EDINBURG          48.43N 97.90W
06/27/2015  F0               WALSH              ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            THIS TORNADO TRACKED FOR AT LEAST 3 MILES ACROSS MAINLY
            OPEN FIELDS TO AROUND 5 WEST OF PARK RIVER BY 428 PM CDT.
            THIS TORNADO VARYING RED AND BLACK DIRT PLUME AND WAS
            VIEWED...PHOTOGRAPHED AND REPORTED BY MULTIPLE TRAINED
            SPOTTERS. MAXIMUM WIDTH ESTIMATED TO 75 YARDS. PEAK WINDS
            ESTIMATED TO 85 MPH.

0424 PM     TORNADO          4 ESE ADAMS             48.40N 97.99W
06/27/2015  F0               WALSH              ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            THIS TORNADO WAS VIEWED FROM NEAR ADAMS AS IT TRACKED FOR
            MAYBE A MILE ACROSS A SHELTER BELT AND ALONG THE EDGE OF
            A FARMSTEAD. A FEW LARGE BRANCHES WERE BROKEN DOWN AND
            TOSSED ACROSS THE FIELD BUT NO STRUCTURES APPEARED TO BE
            DAMAGED. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 75 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH
            ESTIMATED TO 50 YARDS.

0428 PM     TORNADO          2 NE FORDVILLE          48.24N 97.76W
06/27/2015  F0               WALSH              ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TORNADO VIEWED FROM MULTIPLE LOCATIONS...TWO MINUTE
            TOUCHDOWN ALONG A ROUGHLY MILE LONG TRACK OVER OPEN
            FIELDS EAST OF FORDVILLE. MAXIMUM WIDTH ESTIMATED TO 50
            YARDS. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 75 MPH.

0435 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 NE INKSTER            48.17N 97.61W
06/27/2015                   GRAND FORKS        ND   ASOS

            FUMNNEL CLOUD VIEWED AND REPORTED FROM GRAND FORKS
            AIRPORT /KGFK/... AT ROUGHLY 18 MILES TO THE SE OF THAT
            LOCATION.

0444 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     14 NNW SHARON           47.78N 98.01W
06/27/2015                   NELSON             ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER LOCATED NORTHWEST OF SHARON REPORTED FUNNEL CLOUD
            MOVING TO THE EAST SOUTEAST.

0446 PM     HAIL             1 S LANKIN              48.30N 97.92W
06/27/2015  E1.75 INCH       WALSH              ND   STORM CHASER

0447 PM     HAIL             4 S LOGAN CENTER        47.74N 97.82W
06/27/2015  E1.50 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TIME ESTIMATED BY RADAR. SPOTTER FOUND PING PONG BALL
            SIZED HAIL 45 MINUTES AFTER IT FELL.

0455 PM     TORNADO          3 NW INKSTER            48.18N 97.69W
06/27/2015  F1               GRAND FORKS        ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THIS TORNADO TRACKED INTERMITTENTLY FOR AT LEAST 8 MILES
            AND LASTING THROUGH 510 PM CDT. IT TOUCHED DOWN ALONG THE
            EAST EDGE OF THE FOREST RIVER COLONY AND PASSED JUST WEST
            OF INKSTER AS IT TRACKED TO AROUND 2 EAST OF ORR. THE
            TORNADO WAS OBSERVED BY GFAFB PERSONNEL AROUND 508 PM. A
            FEW OAK TREES WERE SNAPPED IN THE FOREST RIVER VALLEY
            WHILE OTHER LARGE TREE BRANCHES WERE BROKEN DOWN IN
            SHELTER BELTS ALONG ITS PATH. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 100
            MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 150 YARDS.

0508 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     12 NW GRAND FORKS AFB   48.08N 97.57W
06/27/2015                   GRAND FORKS        ND   OTHER FEDERAL

            FUNNEL CLOUD REPORTED NORTHWEST OF GFAFB.

0513 PM     TORNADO          6 S LOGAN CENTER        47.72N 97.82W
06/27/2015  F0               GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TORNADO VIEWED SOUTH OF HWY 15 MOVING EAST. TORNADO
            LASTED FOR ABOUT TWO MINUTES...UNTIL 515 PM CDT...AND
            TRAVELLED NEARLY A MILE OVER OPEN FIELDS.

0518 PM     TORNADO          8 E SHARON              47.60N 97.73W
06/27/2015  F0               STEELE             ND   PUBLIC

            BRIEF TOUCHDOWN NOTED IN OPEN FIELD.

0522 PM     HAIL             GRAND FORKS AFB         47.96N 97.38W
06/27/2015  E0.88 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

0524 PM     TORNADO          2 NNW FINGAL            46.79N 97.81W
06/27/2015  F0               BARNES             ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            BRIEF TOUCHDOWN IN OPEN FIELD AS VIEWED FROM NEAR CUBA.

0525 PM     HAIL             1 N GOLDEN LAKE         47.59N 97.64W
06/27/2015  M3.00 INCH       STEELE             ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            VERY LARGE HAIL ACROSS NORTHWEST SIDE OF GOLDEN LAKE.
            ALSO SOME 2 INCH BRANCHES BROKEN DOWN.

0526 PM     HAIL             GRAND FORKS AFB         47.96N 97.38W
06/27/2015  E1.00 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

0531 PM     HAIL             GRAND FORKS AFB         47.96N 97.38W
06/27/2015  M1.75 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   OTHER FEDERAL

0533 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     3 NW ARVILLA            47.95N 97.54W
06/27/2015                   GRAND FORKS        ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            REPORTED BY STATE PATROL

0535 PM     HAIL             ARVILLA                 47.92N 97.49W
06/27/2015  E1.75 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   911 CALL CENTER

0537 PM     HAIL             3 N NORTHWOOD           47.78N 97.57W
06/27/2015  E3.00 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   STORM CHASER

0538 PM     TORNADO          2 WSW ARVILLA           47.91N 97.53W
06/27/2015  F0               GRAND FORKS        ND   911 CALL CENTER

            A TORNADO TRACKED FOR ROUGHLY 2 MILES TO ABOUT 1 S OF
            ARVILLA BY 542 PM CDT. THE FUNNEL CLOUD WAS VISIBLE FOR
            SEVERAL MORE MINUTES AND WAS VIEWED AND PHOTOGRAPHED FROM
            TURTLE RIVER STATE PARK...LARIMORE...ARVILLA AND FROM
            VARIOUS LOCATIONS ALONG U.S. HIGHWAY 2. THE TORNADO BROKE
            DOWN LARGE BRANCHES IN SHELTER BELTS ALONG ITS PATH. PEAK
            WINDS ESTIMATED TO 70 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 50 YARDS.

0542 PM     HAIL             10 ENE HOPE             47.38N 97.52W
06/27/2015  E2.00 INCH       STEELE             ND   PUBLIC

            LARGE SWATH OF QUARTER TO HEN EGG SIZED HAIL FELL ACROSS
            PORTIONS OF EDENDALE TOWNSHIP THROUGH 550 PM CDT.

0544 PM     HAIL             3 ENE ARVILLA           47.94N 97.43W
06/27/2015  E1.75 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   911 CALL CENTER

0544 PM     HAIL             ENDERLIN                46.62N 97.60W
06/27/2015  M2.00 INCH       RANSOM             ND   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LARGE HAIL FELL OVER A PERIOD OF ABOUT 6 MINUTES...
            THROUGH 550 PM CDT. PICTURES AND REPORTS POSTED VIA
            SOCIAL MEDIA.

0548 PM     TORNADO          7 NE HOPE               47.40N 97.61W
06/27/2015  F1               STEELE             ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            THIS TORNADO TRACKED FOR OVER 3 MILES TO THE SOUTH
            SOUTHEAST AND LIFTED AROUND 6 MILES ENE OF HOPE BY 558 PM
            CDT. THE TORANDO DAMAGED NUMEROUS TREES IN SHELTER BENLTS
            AND SNAPPED A FEW POWER POLES ALONG ITS PATH. PEAK WINDS
            ESTIMATED TO 110 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 800 YARDS.

0600 PM     HAIL             CLIFFORD                47.35N 97.41W
06/27/2015  E1.00 INCH       TRAILL             ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS PRODUCED WIDESPREAD ROOFTOP
            AND CROP DAMAGE IN THE CLIFFORD AREA.

0601 PM     TORNADO          6 NE HATTON             47.70N 97.37W
06/27/2015  F2               GRAND FORKS        ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            DEBRIS INDICATED ON RADAR. SPOTTER REPORTED FUNNEL AS
            VIEWED FROM HATTON... BUT COULDNT SEE THE GROUND AREA.
            THETRONADO TRACKED FOR A MILE OR 2 TO THE SOUTH AND
            LIFTED AROUND 606 PM CDT. THE TORNADO SNAPPED NUMEROUS
            TREES IN SHELTERBELTS AND PARTIALLY DEBARKED OTHERS. PEAK
            WINDS ESTIMATED TO 120 MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 400 YARDS.

0609 PM     HAIL             5 E HOLMES              47.72N 97.19W
06/27/2015  E0.75 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   AMATEUR RADIO

0611 PM     HAIL             2 S MARCH               48.17N 96.90W
06/27/2015  E1.75 INCH       POLK               MN   PUBLIC

            RELAYED VIA SOCIAL MEDIA

0613 PM     TORNADO          5 WNW GALESBURG         47.30N 97.51W
06/27/2015  F1               STEELE             ND   NWS STORM SURVEY

            SPOTTER PREVIOUSLY HAD REPORTED THIS AS A FUNNEL CLOUD. A
            DAMAGE SURVEY FOUND THAT THE TORNADO TRACKED ROUGHLY
            SOUTH SOUTHWEST FOR 3 MILES TO AROUND 6 WSW OF GALESBURG
            BY 618 PM CDT. NUMEROUS TREES WERE SNAPPED IN SHELTER
            BELTS ALONG THE PATH...BEANS FIELD WERE SCOURED...AND TWO
            POWER POLES WERE SNAPPED. MAXIMUM WIDTH ESTIMATED AT 300
            YARDS. PEAK WIND ESTIMATED TO 110 MPH.

0615 PM     HAIL             4 N HOLMES              47.77N 97.30W
06/27/2015  E1.00 INCH       GRAND FORKS        ND   AMATEUR RADIO

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL CURRENTLY FALLING AT INTERSECTION OF
            COUNTY ROAD 15 AND 13 IN GRAND FORKS COUNTY.

0621 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     20 NNW CASSELTON        47.17N 97.37W
06/27/2015                   CASS               ND   911 CALL CENTER

            ROPE TORNADO VIEWED FROM I-94.

0628 PM     HAIL             MCLEOD                  46.39N 97.30W
06/27/2015  E1.75 INCH       RANSOM             ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            QUARTER TO GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL REPORTED BY MULTIPLE
            SPOTTERS IN MCLEOD.

0629 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 N MAYVILLE            47.53N 97.33W
06/27/2015                   TRAILL             ND   NWS EMPLOYEE

            PERSISTEANT WALL CLOUD WITH FUNNEL NEAR MAYVILLE

0635 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 WSW ANGUS             48.07N 96.74W
06/27/2015                   POLK               MN   BROADCAST MEDIA

            PERSISTENT WALL CLOUD AND FUNNEL WERE VIEWED FROM THE
            SHERACK AREA. REPORT AND PHOTO POSTED VIA SOCIAL MEDIA..
            TIME APPROXIMATED BASED ON RADAR.

0637 PM     HAIL             ANGUS                   48.08N 96.70W
06/27/2015  E1.00 INCH       POLK               MN   PUBLIC

            HAIL COVERED THE GROUND.

0650 PM     HAIL             2 NE EUCLID             47.99N 96.61W
06/27/2015  E1.00 INCH       POLK               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

0658 PM     HAIL             2 SW WHEATLAND          46.89N 97.37W
06/27/2015  E1.75 INCH       CASS               ND   PUBLIC

0700 PM     HAIL             CASSELTON               46.90N 97.21W
06/27/2015  E1.00 INCH       CASS               ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

0735 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 S GREAT BEND          46.10N 96.80W
06/27/2015                   RICHLAND           ND   BROADCAST MEDIA

            GRAIN BINS BLOWN DOWN. LOCATION AND TIME ARE
            APPROXIMATED.

0740 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 SW HANKINSON          46.05N 96.92W
06/27/2015                   RICHLAND           ND   BROADCAST MEDIA

            A LARGE PERSISTENT WALL CLOUD AND BRIEF FUNNEL WERE
            VIEWED FROM LAKE ELSIE. PHOTOS AND REPORT WERE POSTED TO
            SOCIAL MEDIA.

0810 PM     TORNADO          10 E DOWNER             46.75N 96.28W
06/27/2015                   CLAY               MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FUNNEL VIEWED FROM DOWNER EXIT OFF INTERSTATE 29. SERIES
            OF BRIEF DUST PLUMES NOTED.

0844 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     2 SW GREAT BEND         46.13N 96.83W
06/27/2015                   RICHLAND           ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TWO FUNNELS UNDER SAME WALL CLOUD.

0855 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     SONORA                  46.07N 96.74W
06/27/2015                   RICHLAND           ND   911 CALL CENTER

            ROTATION VIEWED NEAR SONORA...BETWEN HANKINSON AND
            FAIRMOUNT.

0859 PM     TORNADO          8 WSW FAIRMOUNT         46.01N 96.76W
06/27/2015                   RICHLAND           ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LARGE TORNADO VIEWED BY CHASER.


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