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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EASTERN ND/GRAND FORKS ND  
801 PM CDT WED JUL 26 2017  
   
.TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON
 
   
.DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.
 
 
..REMARKS..  
 
1005 AM HAIL 1 N HANNAH 48.99N 98.69W  
07/21/2017 E1.00 INCH CAVALIER ND OTHER FEDERAL  
 
REPORTED BY BORDER PATROL.  
 
0210 PM HAIL 4 N GRYGLA 48.36N 95.62W  
07/21/2017 E1.00 INCH MARSHALL MN PUBLIC  
 
HAIL VARIED RANGING FROM THE SIZE OF PEAS TO QUARTERS.  
AREA BEAN FIELDS DAMAGED.  
 
0254 PM TSTM WND GST 2 S HUNTER 47.16N 97.22W  
07/21/2017 M46.00 MPH CASS ND MESONET  
 
PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT A PERSONAL WEATHER STATION.  
 
0340 PM HAIL 2 SE SAUM 47.95N 94.65W  
07/21/2017 E1.00 INCH BELTRAMI MN PUBLIC  
 
MOSTLY PEA TO MARBLE SIZED HAIL.  
 
0342 PM TSTM WND DMG 5 W COOPERSTOWN 47.44N 98.23W  
07/21/2017 GRIGGS ND PUBLIC  
 
CORN FIELD SHREDDED WEST OF COOPERTOWN  
 
0345 PM TORNADO 10 W KELLIHER 47.94N 94.66W  
07/21/2017 F1 BELTRAMI MN NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
THIS TORNADO TRACKED EASTWARD WITH NUMEROUS INTERMITTENT  
TOUCHDOWNS ALONG A ROUGHLY 3 MILE TRACK ALONG CR34 TO  
AROUND 7W OF KELLIHER BY 350 PM CDT. NUMEROUS 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. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 95 MPH. MAXIMUM  
WIDTH TO 200 YARDS.  
 
0351 PM TSTM WND GST 3 W COOPERSTOWN 47.44N 98.19W  
07/21/2017 M58.00 MPH GRIGGS ND MESONET  
 
PEAK WIND MEASURED AT AN NDAWN STATION.  
 
0406 PM TSTM WND GST SHOOKS 47.87N 94.44W  
07/21/2017 M60.00 MPH BELTRAMI MN MESONET  
 
PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT AN RWIS STATION.  
 
0413 PM HAIL MCINTOSH 47.64N 95.89W  
07/21/2017 E0.50 INCH POLK MN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
0415 PM TSTM WND GST 5 WNW HOPE 47.35N 97.82W  
07/21/2017 M59.00 MPH STEELE ND MESONET  
 
PERSONAL WEATHER STATION  
 
0416 PM TSTM WND GST 1 N PILLSBURY 47.22N 97.80W  
07/21/2017 M49.00 MPH BARNES ND MESONET  
 
PEAK WINDS MEARURE AT AN NDAWN STATION.  
 
0420 PM TSTM WND DMG ERSKINE 47.66N 96.01W  
07/21/2017 POLK MN BROADCAST MEDIA  
 
NUMEROUS LARGE BRANCHES BROKEN DOWN AROUND TOWN.  
 
0422 PM TSTM WND GST 5 NE HOPE 47.38N 97.64W  
07/21/2017 M53.00 MPH STEELE ND MESONET  
 
PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT AN NDAWN STATION.  
 
0425 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 E ERSKINE 47.66N 95.99W  
07/21/2017 POLK MN PUBLIC  
 
AT LEAST 6 TO 8 LARGE TREES DOWN IN YARD, JUST EAST OF  
ERSKINE. ONE TREE WAS UPROOTED.  
 
0435 PM TSTM WND GST 1 NE FOSSTON 47.59N 95.73W  
07/21/2017 M49.00 MPH POLK MN ASOS  
 
PEAK WIND MEASURED AT THE FOSSTON AIRPORT ASOS.  
 
0445 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 NE LENGBY 47.54N 95.60W  
07/21/2017 POLK MN PUBLIC  
 
BRANCHES DOWN AND POWER OUT. ONLY HAD PEA SIZED HAIL.  
 
0446 PM TSTM WND GST 6 S LENGBY 47.43N 95.63W  
07/21/2017 E60.00 MPH MAHNOMEN MN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
0450 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 N EBRO 47.51N 95.53W  
07/21/2017 CLEARWATER MN NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
NUMEROUS LARGE PINE, OAK, AND POPLAR TREE BRANCHES AND  
LIMBS BROKEN DOWN ACROSS SOUTHERN POPPLE AND NORTHERN  
FALK TOWNSHIPS.  
 
0500 PM TSTM WND DMG BAGLEY 47.52N 95.40W  
07/21/2017 CLEARWATER MN PUBLIC  
 
NUMEROUS LARGE PINE, OAK, AND POPLAR TREES AND BRANCHES  
DOWN IN THE BAGLEY AREA, ALONG WITH POWER LINES DOWN  
ACROSS SOUTHERN COPLEY TOWNSHIP.  
 
0500 PM HAIL CASSELTON 46.90N 97.21W  
07/21/2017 E0.88 INCH CASS ND PUBLIC  
 
DIME TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL.  
 
0500 PM HAIL BAGLEY 47.52N 95.40W  
07/21/2017 E0.88 INCH CLEARWATER MN PUBLIC  
 
HAIL VARYING FROM PEA TO NICKEL SIZE  
 
0500 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 S BAGLEY 47.51N 95.40W  
07/21/2017 CLEARWATER MN PUBLIC  
 
NUMEROUS TREES BLOWN DOWN.  
 
0500 PM HAIL EBRO 47.50N 95.53W  
07/21/2017 E1.25 INCH CLEARWATER MN PUBLIC  
 
MOSTLY DIME TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL, BUT SOME LARGER  
HAILSTONES WERE ABOUT A HALF DOLLAR IN SIZE  
 
0501 PM TSTM WND GST 4 SSE BAGLEY 47.47N 95.37W  
07/21/2017 E90.00 MPH CLEARWATER MN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
WINDS BLEW OUT A WINDOW ON A HOUSE AND BROKE DOWN  
NUMEROUS LARGE BRANCHES. NUMEROUS PINE, OAK, AND POPLAR  
TREES SNAPPED OR UPROOTED ACROSS NORA TOWNSHIP. DOWNED  
PINE TREES WERE LEFT LYING ACROSS HWY 92 FOR ABOUT SIX  
MILES OF ITS NORTH-SOUTH LENGTH.  
 
0504 PM HAIL 4 SSE BAGLEY 47.47N 95.37W  
07/21/2017 E2.00 INCH CLEARWATER MN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
IN ADDITION TO SEVERE WINDS... LARGE HAIL COVERED THE  
GROUND.  
 
0516 PM TSTM WND DMG 6 S SOLWAY 47.43N 95.13W  
07/21/2017 BELTRAMI MN PUBLIC  
 
PEA SIZE HAIL, BRANCHES SCATTERED, AND A FEW TREES  
SNAPPED  
 
0522 PM TSTM WND GST 3 E BECIDA 47.35N 95.02W  
07/21/2017 E75.00 MPH HUBBARD MN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
METAL ROOFING PANELS TORN OFF OF A BARN. LOCATION AND  
TIME ESTIMATED PENDING FURTHER REPORTING.  
 
0527 PM TSTM WND DMG 1 N WILTON 47.52N 94.99W  
07/21/2017 BELTRAMI MN NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS BROKEN DOWN ACROSS  
SOUTHERN ECKLES TOWNSHIP.  
 
0534 PM TORNADO 4 S GLYNDON 46.81N 96.58W  
07/21/2017 F0 CLAY MN STORM CHASER  
 
A WEAK TORNADO WAS OBSERVED FOR ABOUT A MINUTE OVER  
LARGELY OPEN FARMLAND JUST NORTH OF I-94 IN EXTREME  
SOUTHEAST GLYNDON TOWNSHIP. PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED TO 75  
MPH. MAXIMUM WIDTH TO 100 YARDS. TRACK WAS ESTIMATED TO  
BE SOUTHEASTERLY FOR A HALF MILE OR LESS.  
 
0536 PM TSTM WND GST 3 NW BEMIDJI 47.51N 94.92W  
07/21/2017 M54.00 MPH BELTRAMI MN AWOS  
 
PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT THE BEMIDJI AIRPORT AWOS.  
 
0537 PM TSTM WND GST 3 WNW BEMIDJI 47.50N 94.94W  
07/21/2017 M62.00 MPH BELTRAMI MN MESONET  
 
PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT THE BEMIDJI RAWS SITATION.  
 
0540 PM TSTM WND DMG 7 N BEMIDJI 47.58N 94.88W  
07/21/2017 BELTRAMI MN PUBLIC  
 
SEVERAL TREES DOWN. SOME DOCKS, BOATS, AND BOAT LIFTS,  
FLIPPED ON LAKE MOVIL.  
 
0540 PM TSTM WND DMG TURTLE RIVER 47.59N 94.76W  
07/21/2017 BELTRAMI MN PUBLIC  
 
SEVERAL TREES DOWN AND NUMEROUS BRANCHES DOWN  
 
0540 PM TSTM WND DMG 5 N BEMIDJI 47.55N 94.88W  
07/21/2017 BELTRAMI MN EMERGENCY MNGR  
 
NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES AND LIMBS BROKEN DOWN. POWER  
OUTAGES.  
 
0542 PM TSTM WND DMG 2 NNE LAPORTE 47.24N 94.74W  
07/21/2017 HUBBARD MN PUBLIC  
 
A FEW LARGE TREES BROKEN DOWN AROUND GARFIELD LAKE.  
 
0545 PM TSTM WND DMG 7 NE BEMIDJI 47.55N 94.77W  
07/21/2017 BELTRAMI MN PUBLIC  
 
SEVERAL LARGE TREES WERE SNAPPED OR UPROOTED.  
 
0545 PM HAIL 3 ENE CALLAWAY 47.00N 95.85W  
07/21/2017 E1.00 INCH BECKER MN PUBLIC  
 
VERY HEAVY RAIN AND A FEW LARGE HAIL.  
 
0550 PM HAIL 1 S BENEDICT 47.14N 94.69W  
07/21/2017 E1.00 INCH HUBBARD MN TRAINED SPOTTER  
 
A FEW QUARTER SIZED HAIL AND VERY STRONG WINDS. SOME  
LARGE 4-6 INCH DIAMETER BRANCHES BROKEN DOWN AROUND  
BENEDICT LAKE.  
 
0553 PM HAIL 1 E DOWNER 46.75N 96.47W  
07/21/2017 E1.00 INCH CLAY MN STORM CHASER  
 
HAIL COVERED THE ROAD EAST OF DOWNER. TIME ESTIMATED  
BASED ON RADAR.  
 
0600 PM TSTM WND DMG 8 ESE BEMIDJI 47.44N 94.72W  
07/21/2017 BELTRAMI MN PUBLIC  
 
LARGE OAK TREE TOPPLED ON TO HOUSE NEAR LAKE ANDRUSIA.  
REPORT POSTED VIA SOCIAL MEDIA. TIME ESTIMATED BASED ON  
RADAR.  
 
0610 PM HAIL 11 SW HANKINSON 45.96N 97.06W  
07/21/2017 E1.00 INCH RICHLAND ND PUBLIC  
 
MOSTLY PEA TO DIME SIZE.  
 
0710 PM HAIL 3 SE ROTHSAY 46.44N 96.24W  
07/21/2017 E1.25 INCH OTTER TAIL MN PUBLIC  
 
SOME QUARTER TO HALF DOLLAR SIZED HAIL IN HEAVY RAIN.  
 
0716 PM TSTM WND GST 2 S HUNTER 47.16N 97.22W  
07/21/2017 M56.00 MPH CASS ND MESONET  
 
PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT A PERSONAL WEATHER STATION.  
 
1100 PM HAIL 6 S PLEASANT LAKE 48.27N 99.80W  
07/21/2017 E1.00 INCH BENSON ND PUBLIC  
 
1106 PM TSTM WND GST 1 N BAKER 48.18N 99.65W  
07/21/2017 M48.00 MPH BENSON ND MESONET  
 
PEAK WINDS MEASURED AT AN NDAWN STATION.  
 
1118 PM HAIL 1 N HARLOW 48.18N 99.52W  
07/21/2017 E1.25 INCH BENSON ND PUBLIC  
 
HAIL RANGED FROM THE SIZE OF PEAS TO HALF DOLLAR  
 
1125 PM FUNNEL CLOUD 5 NW MINNEWAUKAN 48.12N 99.33W  
07/21/2017 BENSON ND LAW ENFORCEMENT  
 
VIEWED FROM ABOUT 5N MINNEWAUKEN LOOKING WEST.  
 
1133 PM HAIL 3 SSE BRINSMADE 48.14N 99.30W  
07/21/2017 E1.50 INCH BENSON ND PUBLIC  
 
LARGE HAIL AND VERY STRONG WINDS. ESTIMATED TO 50 MPH OR  
GREATER.  
 
1246 AM HAIL 3 S HAMAR 47.80N 98.57W  
07/22/2017 E1.25 INCH EDDY ND PUBLIC  
 
LARGE DIME TO HALF DOLLAR SIZED HAIL FOR A COUPLE OF  
MINUTES.  
 
0242 AM TSTM WND GST 2 S HUNTER 47.16N 97.22W  
07/22/2017 M60.00 MPH CASS ND PUBLIC  
 
PERSONAL WEATHER STATION  
 
0325 AM HAIL 6 S ENDERLIN 46.54N 97.60W  
07/22/2017 E1.25 INCH RANSOM ND PUBLIC  
 
LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WINDS. SOME SMALL BRANCHES DOWN  
AROUND THE FARMYARD. TIME ESTIMATED BASED ON RADAR.  
 
0332 AM HAIL 2 N COMSTOCK 46.69N 96.75W  
07/22/2017 E1.25 INCH CLAY MN PUBLIC  
 
HAIL PATCH NOTED ACROSS HIGHWAY 75. SOME WAS STILL A BIT  
BIGGER THAN A QUARTER MAYBE 10 MINUTES AFTER IT PASSED.  
TIME ESTIMATED BASED ON RADAR.  
 
0400 AM HAIL 3 N LAWNDALE 46.60N 96.36W  
07/22/2017 E1.00 INCH WILKIN MN PUBLIC  
 
HEAVY RAIN AND WIND. SOME LARGE HAIL.  
 
0412 AM TSTM WND GST 1 SE DUNVILLA 46.65N 96.00W  
07/22/2017 M53.00 MPH OTTER TAIL MN PUBLIC  
 
PERSONAL WEATHER STATION. TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.  
 
0420 AM TSTM WND DMG 4 E PELICAN RAPIDS 46.57N 96.00W  
07/22/2017 OTTER TAIL MN PUBLIC  
 
LIDA GREENS GOLF COURSE SUSTAINED NUMEROUS DAMAGED TREES  
WITH BRANCHES AS LARGE AS 8 INCHES IN DIAMETER BROKEN  
OFF. TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR.  
 
0426 AM HAIL MAPLEWOOD STATE PARK 46.53N 95.95W  
07/22/2017 E1.50 INCH OTTER TAIL MN PARK/FOREST SRVC  
 
HAIL TO PING BALL SIZE OR LARGER FELL ACROSS NORTHERN  
MAPLEWOOD TOWNSHIP. A FEW LARGE TREES BLOWN DOWN AT THE  
STATE PARK. TIME ESTIMATED BASED ON RADAR.  
 

 
 

 
 
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