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11julAll DayCormorant (Becker County, MN)

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Start Time:  1:06 pm CDT

End Time:  1:12 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  95 mph

Path length:  1.5 miles

Width:  30 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Becker

State:  Minnesota

Start Lat/Lon: 46.7390 / -96.1650

End Lat/Lon:  46.7190 / -96.1730


A brief survey was conducted through the assistance of the Clay County MN Sheriffs Office and local residents. The thin rope tornado appeared to have touched near the center of Section 30 of Cormorant Township, and meander in a south to south-southwesterly direction. It hit an abandoned farmstead in the southwest edge of Section 31, and appeared to lift and dissipate shortly thereafter. It tore most of the roof off a barn and additional roofing panels off other farm buildings.


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