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17julAll DayChurchs Ferry (Benson County, ND) #2

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Start Time:  3:47 pm CDT

End Time:  3:48 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  105 mph

Path length:  0.25 miles

Width:  40 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Benson

State:  North Dakota

Start Lat/Lon:  48.2700 / -99.2600

End Lat/Lon:  48.2700 / -99.2530


A brief touchdown touched down just south of Highway 2.  Trees were snapped in a shelter belt and a nearby RWIS station reported a peak wind to 101mph.  It tracked to the east but quickly dissipatd, as it was wrapped in heavy rain and downburst wind, on the leading edge of a squall line.


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