Damaging Winds Across North Central North Dakota This Morning

***93 MPH Wind Gust At Minot AFB This Morning***
Shown at left is the velocity at 618 am CDT this morning from the Minot Air Force Base radar, located near Deering, ND. The bright green and blue coloring depicts very strong motion towards... the radar of precipitation within the storm, with winds in excess of 100 mph just off the surface. At 620 am CDT, a wind gust to 93 mph was measured at the Minot Air Force Base. Multiple other damaging wind reports were received across north central North Dakota this morning. Shown below are the storm reports received thus far this morning across northern North Dakota.
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
745 AM CDT SAT JUN 09 2012

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

0512 AM     HAIL             COLUMBUS                48.90N 102.78W
06/09/2012  M1.00 INCH       BURKE              ND   PUBLIC

            RELAYED BY BROADCAST MEDIA

0519 AM     TSTM WND GST     STANLEY                 48.32N 102.39W
06/09/2012  M60.00 MPH       MOUNTRAIL          ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            STANLEY RADAR OBSERVER

0530 AM     TSTM WND DMG     PALERMO                 48.34N 102.23W
06/09/2012                   MOUNTRAIL          ND   PUBLIC

            POLE BARN BLOWN DOWN. REPORT RELAYED BY MEDIA. EVENT TIME
            ESTIMATED BY RADAR.

0550 AM     TSTM WND DMG     7 N PLAZA               48.13N 101.96W
06/09/2012                   MOUNTRAIL          ND   PUBLIC

            RECEIVED REPORT OF SEVERAL TELEPHONE POLES COMPLETEDLY
            DOWN

0558 AM     TSTM WND DMG     DES LACS                48.26N 101.56W
06/09/2012                   WARD               ND   PUBLIC

            QUANSET DOWN. NO DESCRIPTION OF SIZE GIVEN. REPORT
            RELAYED BY MEDIA. TIME ESTIMATED BY RADAR.

0604 AM     HAIL             BERTHOLD                48.31N 101.74W
06/09/2012  M0.88 INCH       WARD               ND   PUBLIC

            SEVERAL CALLS FROM BERTHOLD WITH PEA TO NICKEL SIZED HAIL
            AND HEAVY RAIN. RELAYED BY BROADCAST MEDIA.

0615 AM     HAIL             BURLINGTON              48.28N 101.43W
06/09/2012  E1.00 INCH       WARD               ND   PUBLIC

            RELAYED BY BROADCAST MEDIA.

0615 AM     TSTM WND DMG     MINOT                   48.23N 101.30W
06/09/2012                   WARD               ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

            A TREE APPROXIMATELY 12 INCHES IN DIAMETER REPORTED DOWN

0618 AM     TSTM WND GST     MINOT AIR FORCE BASE    48.42N 101.35W
06/09/2012  M90.00 MPH       WARD               ND   ASOS

            MINOT AFB ASOS RECORDED A 78 KNOT WIND GUST.

0620 AM     TSTM WND GST     MINOT AIR FORCE BASE    48.42N 101.35W
06/09/2012  M93.00 MPH       WARD               ND   ASOS

            MINOT AFB ASOS RECORDED AN 81 KNOT WIND GUST.

0625 AM     TSTM WND DMG     MINOT                   48.23N 101.30W
06/09/2012                   WARD               ND   PUBLIC

            30 INCH DIAMETER TREE DOWN IN MINOT. ESTIMATED TIME OF
            OCCURRENCE. RELAYED BY BROADCAST MEDIA.

0630 AM     TSTM WND DMG     DEERING                 48.40N 101.05W
06/09/2012                   MCHENRY            ND   PUBLIC

            30 FOOT SAILBOAT FLIPPED AND HITCH CAME THROUGH THE
            WINDOW OF A HOME. REPORT RELAYED BY MEDIA.

0634 AM     TSTM WND GST     12 S MINOT              48.06N 101.30W
06/09/2012  M60.00 MPH       WARD               ND   TRAINED SPOTTER

0700 AM     FLASH FLOOD      MINOT                   48.23N 101.30W
06/09/2012                   WARD               ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            6TH STREET UNDERPASS WAS CLOSED. STANDING WATER ON MANY
            ROADS...BUT NO OTHER ROAD CLOSURES AT THIS TIME.

0700 AM     TSTM WND DMG     MINOT                   48.23N 101.30W
06/09/2012                   WARD               ND   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            MINOT PD SAID MULTIPLE POWER LINES DOWN IN NW MINOT. 6TH
            STREET UNDERPASS STILL CLOSED. RELAYED BY BROADCAST
            MEDIA.

0718 AM     TSTM WND GST     LAKE METIGOSHE STATE PA 48.99N 100.32W
06/09/2012  E65.00 MPH       BOTTINEAU          ND   PUBLIC


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