Storm Reports From The July 8th (Updated at 1245 pm CDT)

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
1246 PM CDT THU JUL 09 2009

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1120 AM     TSTM WND DMG     4 SW WILLISTON          48.11N 103.69W
07/08/2009                   MCKENZIE           ND   PUBLIC

            WOODEN FRAMED STRUCTURE COVERED IN SHEET METAL WITH AN
            OPEN BAY FACING EAST WAS COMPLETELY BLOWN OVER AND APART.
            DEBRIS SEPARATE FROM THE BUILDING WAS ALL FOUND 30 YARDS
            TO THE WEST OF THE STRUCTURE. WINDS WERE REPORTED TO BE
            FROM EAST TO WEST...BLOWING INTO THE OPEN BAY. WOODEN
            SUPPORT POSTS THREE FEET INTO THE GROUND WERE BROKEN AT
            GROUND LEVEL...WITH ONE POST COMPLETELY OUT OF THE
            GROUND. REPORT OBTAINED THROUGH THE MEDIA.

0531 PM     HAIL             FORTUNA                 48.91N 103.78W
07/08/2009  E1.00 INCH       DIVIDE             ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            COVERED GROUND

0545 PM     HAIL             3 E FORTUNA             48.91N 103.71W
07/08/2009  E1.50 INCH       DIVIDE             ND   PUBLIC

            LASTED ABOUT 8 MINUTES. GROUND IS COVERED

0705 PM     TORNADO          10 NE SENTINEL BUTTE    47.02N 103.69W
07/08/2009                   GOLDEN VALLEY      ND   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            TORNADO ON GROUND. SIGHT OF TORNADO WAS LOST IN RAIN
            SHAFT 3 MINUTES AFTER BEING SPOTTED.

0715 PM     TORNADO          1 SW PORTAL             48.99N 102.57W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            2 VOLUNTEER FIRE FIGHTERS WERE DRIVING EAST AWAY FROM A
            TORNADO. THE BACK WINDOWS OF BOTH CARS WERE KNOCKED OUT
            BY WIND AND BLOWN INTO THE CAB AND THE CARS WERE BLOWN
            INTO A DITCH. THE TORNADO WAS SEEN FOR AT LEAST 15
            MINUTES.

0725 PM     TORNADO          5 W PORTAL              49.00N 102.66W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            TORNADO ON THE GROUND FOR A FEW MINUTES THEN LIFTED BUT
            FUNNEL CLOUD IS STILL PRESENT.

0725 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     8 NW RHAME              46.31N 103.77W
07/08/2009                   SLOPE              ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            FUNNEL CLOUD SPOTTED BY EMERGENCY MANAGER

0727 PM     TORNADO          3 N MEDORA              46.96N 103.52W
07/08/2009                   BILLINGS           ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            TORNADO

0730 PM     TORNADO          1 S PORTAL              48.98N 102.55W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            2 POWER POLES SNAPPED. TIME OF DAMAGE IS ESTIMATED.

0730 PM     TORNADO          PORTAL                  49.00N 102.55W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LARGE TREES 12 INCH DIAMETER UPROOTED. SURVEYED THE
            MORNING OF JULY 9. TIME OF DAMAGE IS ESTIMATED.

0730 PM     TORNADO          1 S PORTAL              48.98N 102.55W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            OLD OAK BARN DESTROYED. DEBRIS FIELD SPANS 200 TO 300
            FEET TO THE SOUTH. TIME OF DAMAGE IS ESTIMATED.

0740 PM     TORNADO          2 E PORTAL              49.00N 102.51W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FROM 2 TO 5 MILES EAST OF PORTAL THERE WERE MANY LARGE
            TREES - SOME 12 INCH DIAMETER - DOWN AND A GRANARY WAS
            DESTROYED. TIME OF DAMAGE IS ESTIMATED.

0807 PM     HAIL             PORTAL                  49.00N 102.55W
07/08/2009  E1.00 INCH       BURKE              ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

0812 PM     TSTM WND DMG     NORTHGATE               48.99N 102.26W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED DOWNED POWER LINES FROM WIND

0817 PM     HAIL             NORTHGATE               48.99N 102.26W
07/08/2009  E0.88 INCH       BURKE              ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0819 PM     TORNADO          3 E NORTHGATE           48.99N 102.20W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            OIL STORAGE TANKS DAMAGED WITH VISIBLE DEBRIS FIELD.

0820 PM     TSTM WND GST     NORTHGATE               48.99N 102.26W
07/08/2009  E60.00 MPH       BURKE              ND   PUBLIC

            50 TO 60 MPH WINDS, 2 INCHES OF RAIN, SMALL TREES DOWN,
            NO POWER. RELAYED THROUGH BROADCAST MEDIA.

0835 PM     TORNADO          3 NW POWERS LAKE        48.59N 102.69W
07/08/2009                   BURKE              ND   BROADCAST MEDIA

            LARGE TORNADO LIFTED UP WITH SEVERAL FUNNEL CLOUDS STILL
            VISIBLE.

0843 PM     HAIL             8 SE GOLVA              46.65N 103.87W
07/08/2009  M1.75 INCH       GOLDEN VALLEY      ND   PUBLIC

            ALSO VERY HEAVY RAIN RELAYED THROUGH EMERGENCY MANAGER.

0845 PM     HAIL             RHAME                   46.23N 103.65W
07/08/2009  E1.00 INCH       BOWMAN             ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

0845 PM     HAIL             12 SE GOLVA             46.61N 103.81W
07/08/2009  E1.75 INCH       GOLDEN VALLEY      ND   PUBLIC

            LASTED FOR 4 MINUTES

0905 PM     HAIL             8 NW SCRANTON           46.23N 103.26W
07/08/2009  M1.00 INCH       BOWMAN             ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

0905 PM     HAIL             1 W BOWMAN              46.18N 103.42W
07/08/2009  E0.75 INCH       BOWMAN             ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

0910 PM     HAIL             8 NE BOWMAN             46.26N 103.28W
07/08/2009  E1.75 INCH       BOWMAN             ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

0915 PM     TORNADO          DICKINSON               46.88N 102.79W
07/08/2009                   STARK              ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAS RECEIVED EYE WITNESS REPORTS OF
            A TORNADO WITHIN THE DICKINSON CITY LIMITS WEDNESDAY
            EVENING. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL DO A STORM
            DAMAGE SURVEY OF THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND DETERMINE
            TORNADO INTENSITY. THE WORST DAMAGE IS REPORTED TO BE IN
            THE SOUTHWEST PART OF THE CITY.

0915 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DICKINSON               46.88N 102.79W
07/08/2009                   STARK              ND   PUBLIC

            SHINGLES BLOWN OFF BUILDINGS AND A LARGE GRILL BLOWN
            OVER.

0915 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DICKINSON               46.88N 102.79W
07/08/2009                   STARK              ND   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ROOFS BLOWN OFF BUILDINGS. POSSIBLE TORNADO.

0917 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     SHERWOOD                48.96N 101.63W
07/08/2009                   RENVILLE           ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            MULTIPLE FUNNEL CLOUDS.

0918 PM     HAIL             3 SE LIGNITE            48.85N 102.52W
07/08/2009  M1.00 INCH       BURKE              ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

0919 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DICKINSON               46.88N 102.79W
07/08/2009                   STARK              ND   PUBLIC

            60 TO 70 FOOT EVERGREEN TREES DOWN IN SOUTH DICKINSON.
            REPRORT RELAYED BY THE MEDIA.

0930 PM     TORNADO          1 W LORAINE             48.87N 101.59W
07/08/2009                   RENVILLE           ND   PUBLIC

            TORNADO ON GROUND HEADING EAST. RELAYED BY MEDIA.

0958 PM     HAIL             3 N HETTINGER           46.04N 102.64W
07/08/2009  E1.75 INCH       ADAMS              ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

1000 PM     HEAVY RAIN       5 WNW SHERWOOD          48.99N 101.73W
07/08/2009  E4.10 INCH       RENVILLE           ND   PUBLIC

            OCCURRED THE EVENING OF JULY 8

1000 PM     HEAVY RAIN       10 W SHERWOOD           48.96N 101.85W
07/08/2009  E3.00 INCH       RENVILLE           ND   PUBLIC

            OCCURRED THE EVENING OF JULY 8

1041 PM     TSTM WND GST     5 NE GLEN ULLIN         46.87N 101.75W
07/08/2009  E70.00 MPH       MORTON             ND   PUBLIC

            RELAYED BY MEDIA.

1107 PM     TSTM WND GST     HAZEN                   47.29N 101.62W
07/08/2009  M59.00 MPH       MERCER             ND   AWOS

1134 PM     TSTM WND GST     TURTLE LAKE             47.52N 100.89W
07/08/2009  E60.00 MPH       MCLEAN             ND   PUBLIC

            50-60 MPH WIND ESTIMATE ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN. RELAYED BY
            MEDIA.

1135 PM     TSTM WND GST     7 N UNDERWOOD           47.56N 101.14W
07/08/2009  E70.00 MPH       MCLEAN             ND   PUBLIC

            60-70 MPH WIND ESTIMATE. RELAYED BY MEDIA.

1230 AM     HEAVY RAIN       5 NNW MANDAN            46.89N 100.93W
07/09/2009  M2.00 INCH       MORTON             ND   PUBLIC

            NO FLOODING REPORTED. RELAYED BY MEDIA.

0100 AM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NE BISMARCK           46.85N 100.72W
07/09/2009                   BURLEIGH           ND   PUBLIC

            AN ESTIMATED 50 MPH WIND DAMAGED THE SOFFITS ON A HOME
            AND MOVED LARGE HEAVY OBJECTS INCLUDING A TABLE AND A
            HORSE WAGON OVER 100 FEET.



Return to News Archive

USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.