Caliento, MB F0 Tornado of July 1, 2005

Steinbach - St. Adolphe -Dominion City

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 7:00 pm CDT, which shows a low pressure system in central Saskatchewan with a warm front extending south into North Dakota and a cold front extending southwest across Saskatchewan and Montana.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 00Z on July 2, 2005 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 5:12 pm CDT near Caliento, 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 00Z Sat Jul 2 2005. Retrieved from:

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