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NOUS43 KDLH 101737  
PNSDLH  
MNZ010>012-018>021-025-026-033>038-WIZ001>004-006>009-110545-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
1237 PM CDT FRI JUL 10 2020  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 07/08/20 TORNADO EVENT
 
 
IN THE EARLY EVENING HOURS OF JULY 8, 2020, A SERIES OF STRONG TO  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED ALONG AN EAST-WEST ORIENTED WARM  
FRONTAL BUNDARY ACROSS SOUTHERN CROW WING COUNTY. WHILE INDIVIDUAL  
STORMS DID NOT LAST VERY LONG, CONDITIONS WERE LOCALLY FAVORABLE  
ENOUGH FOR A STORM TO BRIEFLY TAKE ON A SUPERCELLULAR NATURE.  
THIS SUPERCELL BRIEFLY PRODUCED A TORNADO IN A RURAL AREA BETWEEN  
BRAINERD AND GARRISON. THE TORNADO PRODUCED MINOR DAMAGE TO ONE  
PROPERTY AS WELL AS DAMAGING SEVERAL TREES ALONG ITS PATH. THE  
TORNADO WAS ESTIMATED TO BE ON THE GROUND FOR NEARLY 23 MINUTES  
BEFORE DISSIPATING AS THE PARENT STORM BECAME OUTFLOW DOMINANT.  
   
TORNADO NEAR PINE CENTER AND GARRISON
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 7.4 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: JUL/08/2020  
START TIME: 19:15 CDT  
START LOCATION: 5 NW PINE CENTER / CROW WING / MN  
START LAT/LON: 46.2639/-93.9951  
 
END DATE: JUL/08/2020  
END TIME: 19:38 CDT  
END LOCATION: 3 NW GARRISON / CROW WING / MN  
END LAT/LON: 46.333/-93.8769  
 
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 EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN  
NWS STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
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