Eastern ND and Northwest MN Weather History

The Weather History for September 5th

9/5/2004
3:20 p.m. 4/100 8SW Perham, MN. A tornado tracked through pasture, forest, and corn fields. Numerous trees were knocked down and one farmstead received extensive barn, shed, and home damage. Twelve head of cattle were killed. Several trees were toppled onto homes near Marion Lake. Farmyard debris was carried as far as Perham, about 7 miles northeast. F2
9/5/2005
7:50 p.m. 4/200. 4SSE Horace, Cass county ND then tracked into MN clay county. After strong winds and heavy rain hit a farmstead, a tornado followed closely behind. The tornado tracked intermittently along a four mile path. A 30 foot concrete silo was lifted and blown onto a machine shed. Concrete pieces spread in a 60 degree arc 40 to 50 feet from the foundation. One-half of the machine shed was demolished by silo debris. Numerous trees were also snapped off. A window was blown in and siding was ripped off the house. The peak wind speeds were estimated at 120 mph. F2

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