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14augAll DayElbow Lake (Grant County, MN)

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Start Time:  3:42 pm CDT

End Time:  4:08 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  115 mph

Path length:  14 miles

Width:  250 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County:  Grant

State:  Minnesota

Start Lat/Lon:  45.9188 / -96.0919

End Lat/Lon:  46.0105 / -95.8630


This tornado touched down in far northern Delaware Township, crossed southern Sanford Township, and lifted in northwest Erdahl Township.  It crossed US Hwy 59 about 2 miles south of Elbow Lake, the south end of Pomme De Terre Lake, and the Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course.  It snapped and uprooted numerous trees, several power poles at 4 different locations, and ravaged corn fields.  It tore down a small tower, and tore roofing and roof sections from homes and a golf course clubhouse.


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