Eastern ND and Northwest MN Weather History

The Weather History for July 19th

7/19/1983
Interstate 94 derecho or extreme wind event moved through Fargo then down interstate 94 and went all the way to Chicago. 114mph wind gust at Alexandria, MN.
7/19/1998
7 F0 tornadoes and 1 F1 tornado moved through Minnesota. These tornadoes are called landspout tornadoes since they spin up from the ground instead of descending from a supercell. A local casestudy was done by the NWS office in Grand Forks, and the paper is located at http://www.crh.noaa.gov/fgf/science/CaseStudy/19980720Tornado/Tech_Attachment.pdf

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