Monday, June 20, 2016

Local Storm Reports from June 19, 2016 - A wild day in parts of the Northland

/Issued 12:51 PM CDT, Monday, June 20, 2016/

Lots of severe weather in Minnesota on Sunday with some warnings also issued in north central Wisconsin and in far northeast North Dakota.  Source, http://www.nws.noaa.gov/regsci/gis/index.html

Red polygons=Tornado warning
Blue polygons=Severe thunderstorm warning


























Local Storm Reports for June 19, 2016
Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota

Note:  Damage surveys to be done today by the National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota -- More information at this link:  http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=DLH&issuedby=DLH&product=PNS&format=CI&version=2&glossary=0

*9:43 AM CDT:  HAIL.  2.00" diameter.  4 E of Pelland, MN (Koochiching County)  Mainly 1.75" diameter hail but several 2.00" diameter stones as well.

*9:25 AM CDT:  HAIL.  2.50" diameter.  Pelland, MN (Koochiching County)

*9:30 AM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  1 NW of International Falls, MN (Koochiching County)

*9:45 AM CDT:  HAIL.  1.25" diameter.  2 SE of Island View, MN (Koochiching County)

*6:47 PM CDT:  TORNADO.  2 NNE of Jacobson, MN (Itasca County)  Debris was seen being lofted in the air from photo.

*9:35 PM CDT:  HAIL.  0.75" diameter.  Gary New Duluth, MN (St. Louis County)  Dime size hail.

*9:28 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  2 SE of Carlton, MN (Carlton County)

*9:15 PM CDT:  THUNDERSTORM WIND GUST.  68 MPH.  2 S of Solon Springs, WI (Douglas County)

*8:25 PM CDT:  NON-THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  4 NW of Esko, MN (Carlton County)  3 cedar trees blown down, one 18 inch diameter.

*8:29 PM CDT:  NON-THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  Sawyer, MN (Carlton County)  10 inch tree snapped 4.5 feet above ground.

*8:38 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.25" diameter.  Meadowlands, MN (St. Louis County)  Largest hail was half dollar sized with some quarters.

*9:19 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  1 NE of Gordon, WI (Douglas County)  Ground covered with hail.  Estimates largest hail size of quarters.

*9:10 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.75" diameter.  2 W of Carlton, MN (Carlton County)  Half dollar sized hail covering the ground with many golf ball sized hail stones.

*7:53 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  Swan River, MN (Itasca County)

*7:54 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  4 N of Swan River, MN (Itasca County)

*9:15 PM CDT:  HAIL.  0.75" diameter.  1 S of Solon Springs, WI (Douglas County)

*7:15 PM CDT:  THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  3 SSE of Deerwood, MN (Crow Wing County)  Reports of several cabins damaged by down trees around the Placid Lake area.

*9:04 PM CDT:  THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  Superior, WI (Douglas County)  Large tree blown down in east end of Superior.

*7:43 PM CDT:  THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  Goodland, MN (Itasca County)  6-8 inch diameter tree down.

*6:48 PM CDT:  HAIL.  2.75" diameter.  5 E of Nisswa, MN (Crow Wing County)

*6:52 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.75" diameter.  Lake Hubert, MN (Crow Wing County)

*6:50 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.75" diameter.  7 S of Crosslake, MN (Crow Wing County)

*6:47 PM CDT:  HAIL.  2.75" diameter.  4 S of Breezy Point, MN (Crow Wing County)

*6:40 PM CDT:  HAIL.  2.75" diameter.  3 N of Nisswa, MN (Crow Wing County)

*6:40 PM CDT:  HAIL.  2.50" diameter.  2 W of Breezy Point, MN (Crow Wing County)

*6:00 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  7 NE of Cohasset, MN (Itasca County)

*6:22 PM CDT:  FUNNEL CLOUD.  5 E of Leader, MN (Cass County)

*6:22 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  Pengilly, MN (Itasca County)

*6:30 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.75" diameter.  5 E of Leader, MN (Cass County)

*6:30 PM CDT:  TORNADO.  8 NNE of Staples, MN (Cass County)

*6:34 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  1 N of Pine River, MN (Cass County)  Nickle to quarter sized hail.

*6:42 PM CDT:  HAIL.  2.75" diameter.  Lake Shore, MN (Cass County)

*6:47 PM CDT:  HAIL.  3.00" diameter.  Nisswa, MN (Crow Wing County)

*6:50 PM CDT:  HAIL.  4.00" diameter.  4 NE of Nisswa, MN (Crow Wing County)  Observed estimated 70 mph winds.

*6:51 PM CDT:  TORNADO.  4 NE of Jacobson, MN (Itasca County)  Four outbuildings destroyed with loss of machinery.  Major damage to reseidence and attached garage.

*6:54 PM CDT:  FUNNEL CLOUD.  3 S of Nisswa, MN (Crow Wing County)

*7:07 PM CDT:  FUNNEL CLOUD.  Crosby, MN (Crow Wing County)

*7:11 PM CDT:  THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  6 SE of Cuyuna Country (Crow Wing County)  ***1 INJURY***  Large tree fell on home and residents were trapped needed to be extricated.  Minor injuries.

*7:15 PM CDT:  THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  5 E of Woodrow, MN (Crow Wing County)  Multiple large trees down.

*7:15 PM CDT:  THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  3 SSE of Deerwood, MN (Crow Wing County)  Numerous trees down along MN-6 along a 1 to 2 mile stretch.

*7:16 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  Aitkin, MN (Aitkin County)

*7:23 PM CDT:  FUNNEL CLOUD.  5 NW of Wealthwood, MN (Aitkin County)  Public report of funnel cloud S of CR-28 and E of MN-210.

*8:13 PM CDT:  THUNDERSTORM WIND DAMAGE.  Willow River, MN (Pine County)  3 to 4 inch diameter trees snapped off.

*10:43 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  NNW Hinckley, MN (Pine County)

*10:45 PM CDT:  HAIL.  1.00" diameter.  3 E of Hinckley, MN (Pine County)

 http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4058201-lightning-injures-three-people-camping-boundary-waters

http://www.duluthnewstribune.com/news/4058156-one-dead-two-hurt-storm-related-incidents-boundary-waters

4 hours ago - Crews continue to restore power to about 1300 in Nisswa, Crosby, Willow River, Cloquet and Esko -- At the height of the storm ~75 events affecting 6600.  Source, MNPOWER.

Peak wind gust report for June 19, 2016
Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota

Solon Springs WI:  68 mph
5 SE of Breezy Point, MN:  67 mph
2 SW of Proctor, MN:  58 mph
2 SE of Bayfield, WI:  57 mph
McGregor, MN:  54 mph
Duluth, MN (Airport)  51 mph
Moose Lake, MN (Airport)  51 mph

Sky Harbor, MN (Airport)  49 mph
The Bay of Grand Marais, MN:  48 mph
1 SW of Saginaw, MN:  48 mph
Cloquet, MN:  44 mph
Washburn, WI:  43 mph
Superior, WI:  43 mph
Grand Marais, MN:  40 mph

High temperature report for June 19, 2016
Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota

Superior, WI:  91 F
Two Harbors, MN:  91 F
Aitkin, MN:  91 F
Hinckley, MN:  90 F
Ashland, WI:  90 F
Sky Harbor Airport, MN:  90 F

Duluth, MN:  89 F
Brainerd, MN:  89 F
Hayward, WI:  88 F
Silver Bay, MN:  88 F
Ely, MN:  88 F
Cook, MN:  88 F

Bigfork, MN:  88 F
Longville, MN:  88 F
Pine River, MN:  88 F
Cloquet, MN:  88 F
Moose Lake, MN:  88 F
Solon Springs, WI:  88 F

Rainfall report for June 19-20, 2016
Source:  National Weather Service Duluth, Minnesota; MesoWest.com

International Falls, MN:  0.91"
Brainerd, MN:  0.81"
Grand Marais, MN:  0.24"
Hibbing, MN:  1.23"
Ashland, WI:  0.14"

Hayward, WI:  0.58"
Bruno, MN:  1.25"
12 N of Isle, MN:  1.15"
3 E of Wright, MN:  0.35"
Brimson, MN:  1.39"

Cotton, MN:  1.40"
Floodwood, MN:  0.11"
Grand Portage, MN:  0.19"
10 W of Gunflint Lake, MN:  1.97"
Butternut, WI:  0.46"
4 W of Clam Lake, WI:  0.32"

Superior, WI:  0.39"
Minong, WI:  0.71"
Moose Lake, MN:  1.48"
Glidden, WI:  0.28"
Hinckley, MN:  0.78"
Aitkin, MN:  1.56"
Hill City, MN:  0.40"
Silver Bay, MN:  0.71"

A few storm chase pictures that I took on June 19, 2016.

Near Floodwood, Minnesota (Tornado warned storm)















A stunning mammatus cloud display with amazing color as sunset nears over Duluth, Minnesota on June 19, 2016.















Tim