Brandon, MB F0 Tornado of June 30, 2006

Brandon - Carberry -Treherne

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 4:00 pm CDT, which shows a low pressure system near Morris, MB with a trough of low pressure extending across southwestern Manitoba. The interaction between the low pressure and trough became the focus for thunderstorm activity in the early afternoon hours of June 30th, which ultimately led to two tornadoes near Brandon.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 21Z on June 30, 2006 showing mean sea-level pressure (MSLP) contours, surface observations, fronts and pressure centres (WPC, 2017)

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F0 tornado touched down at 3:35 pm CDT near Brandon, MB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC. The tornado caused no fatalities, injuries or documented property damage.


NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 21Z Fri Jun 30 2006. Retrieved from:

Environment and Climate Change Canada Data. (2018). Canadian National Tornado Database: Verified Events (1980-2009) – Public. Retrieved from: