655  
NOUS43 KFGF 222310  
PNSFGF  
MNZ001>009-013>017-022>024-027>032-040-NDZ006>008-014>016-024-  
026>030-038-039-049-052>054-231115-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
610 PM CDT SAT JUL 22 2017  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 21 JULY 2017 TORNADO EVENTS
 
 
   
TORNADO #1: 10 W KELLIHER MN
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 95 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 200 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JULY 21 2017  
START TIME: 345 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 10 W KELLIHER / BELTRAMI CO.  
START LAT/LON: 47.9400 / -94.6600  
 
END DATE: JUL 21 2017  
END TIME: 350 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 7 W KELLIHER / BELTRAMI CO.  
END_LAT/LON: 47.9380 / -94.5874  
 
THIS TORNADO TRACKED EASTWARD WITH NUMEROUS AND INTERMITTENT  
TOUCHDOWNS ALONG ITS PATH. NUMEROUS OAK, PINE, AND POPLAR TREES  
WERE SNAPPED AND A COUPLE OF GRAIN BINS WERE TOPPLED. ROOF  
PANELS AND WALLS WERE BLOWN OUT OF POLE SHEDS AND CALVING SHEDS  
WERE FLIPPED. INSULATION AND ROOFING METAL WAS STREWN ABOUT.  
   
TORNADO #2: 3.6 S GLYNDON MN
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.4 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 100 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JULY 21 2017  
START TIME: 534 PM CDT  
START LOCATION: 3.6 S GLYNDON / CLAY CO.  
START LAT/LON: 46.8145 / -96.5800  
 
END DATE: JULY 21 2017  
END TIME: 535 PM CDT  
END LOCATION: 4 S GLYNDON / CLAY CO.  
END_LAT/LON: 46.8095 / -96.5758  
 
A WEAK TORNADO WAS OBSERVED AND VIDEOED FOR ABOUT A MINUTE  
OVER LARGELY OPEN FARMLAND JUST NORTH OF I-94 IN EXTREME  
SOUTHEAST GLYNDON TOWNSHIP. A WIDE DUST SWIRL WAS EVIDENT  
ON VIDEO... TRACKING OFF THE EDGE OF HEAVY RAIN. NO DAMAGE  
WAS DETECTED OTHER THAN THE DUST SWIRL.  
 
EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES  
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.  
 
EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH  
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH  
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH  
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH  
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH  
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH  
 
NOTE:  
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN  
NWS STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
GUST  
 
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