08junAll DayMiddle River (Marshall County, MN)


Start Time: 7:17 pm CDT

End Time: 7:32 pm CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 9 miles

Width: 300 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County: Marshall

State:  Minnesota

Start Lat/Lon: 48.3800 / -96.1600

End Lat/Lon:  48.4423 / -96.0156

This tornado, though nearly rain wrapped, was viewed and recorded by at least two chase teams as it tracked for around 9 miles, ending about 7 E Middle River by 732pm CDT.   The tornado snapped numerous poplar and pine trees in groves along its path, spreading debris up to 300 yards wide across one roadway.  Peak winds estimated to 100 mph.  Maximum width to 300 yards.


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