Eastern ND and Northwest MN Weather History

The Weather History for July 8th

7/8/2000
9:20 p.m. 8 mile track/100yd wide. Verndale, MN (Wadena county). A tornado that formed near Verndale intensified as it reached the Aldrich area. A mobile home, garage, barn, and three vehicles were destroyed 3E of Aldrich. Two people inside the mobile home when the tornado hit, suffered cuts, bruises, and a sprained ankle. The couples' son, sitting inside a car parked outside the mobile home, also sustained cuts and bruises. A horse trailer was pushed into his car and then into some nearby trees. Quite a bit of tree damage occurred along the damage path. The tornado then passed out of Wadena county and into Todd county. F2 (3 injuries).

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