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September 19, 2014
September 19th Severe Weather
On the evening of Friday September 19, a few storms moved in from southern Manitoba, and one quickly became severe. A Tornado Warning was issued for Pembina and Kittson counties as the storm began to organize. It did produce golf ball size near Pembina, ND, with some damage to crops...
September 19, 2014 - 10:05pm
No serious injuries, but widespread damage from S.D. tornado
Forum News Service WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. -- John Berens was taking pictures with his iPad when his wife yelled at him to get to the basement. He saw a white car across the street get lifted 6 feet in the air, and he knew it was time to take cover. "It was just...
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June 19, 2014 - 2:11pm
May 27, 2014
VIDEO: 9 injured after tornado hits near Watford City
Forum News Service WATFORD CITY, N.D. -- Nine people have been confirmed injured, one of them critically, after a tornado touched down about 5 miles south of Watford City on Monday night, damaging a dozen trailers at an RV camp. Eight families spent the night at an emergency...
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May 27, 2014 - 9:35am
Mahnomen family left homeless by tornado
Mippi Mayfield Forum News Service MAHNOMEN — Theresa Thielen and her rural Mahnomen house have been through so much that she said...
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July 27, 2013 - 10:23pm
July 24, 2013
Weather service tags Mahnomen tornado as EF2
MAHNOMEN — The National Weather Service has rated a tornado that struck the Mahnomen area early Monday as an EF2, with peak winds of around 115 mph. According to information on the weather service’s Grand Forks, N.D., website: The tornado was on the ground for about 18...
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July 24, 2013 - 7:33pm
May 20, 2013
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma City suburb, kills 51
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — A monstrous tornado at least a half-mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods and destroying an elementary school with a direct blow as children and teachers huddled against winds up to 200 mph. At least 51 people...
May 20, 2013 - 11:01pm
May 22, 2011
One confirmed dead as tornadoes strike Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- At least one person died when a tornado hit Minneapolis on Sunday, damaging scores of homes, toppling hundreds of trees and...
May 22, 2011 - 8:11pm
August 19, 2009
Tornado reported near downtown Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for the counties that include Minneapolis and St. Paul, and says it has received a report of a tornado just north of downtown. The weather services say it received reports of the tornado at 2:11 p.m. Wednesday....
August 19, 2009 - 2:47pm
July 16, 2009
Tornado hits Minnesota family twice at two homes
SWIFT FALLS -- Carol Skarsten said she was "oblivious" to pending danger Tuesday afternoon while watching TV news about a storm warning for Swift...
July 16, 2009 - 3:33pm
June 6, 2008
Tornado causes damage near Emmaville this morning
A tornado damaged at least one mobile home and tore roofs from other structures Friday morning near the town of Emmaville in Hubbard County, Minn., according to Linda Eischens of the Hubbard County Sheriff's Department. She said a funnel cloud was sighted in the county about 9:15...
June 6, 2008 - 11:50am