Darlingford, MB F0 Tornado of May 30, 1991

Killarney - Pilot Mound - Manitou

Figure 1 shows the surface observations at 10:00 pm CDT, which shows a trough of low pressure moving across southeastern Manitoba. This trough was responsible for triggering thunderstorms in the evening hours of May 30th, which ultimately led to this tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 03Z on May 31, 1991 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 11:00 pm CDT near Darlingford, MB. The track and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC. The tornado caused no fatalities, injuries or property damage.


NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 03Z Fri May 31 1991. Retrieved from: https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/archives/web_pages/sfc/sfc_archive.php

Environment and Climate Change Canada Data. (2018). Canadian National Tornado Database: Verified Events (1980-2009) – Public. Retrieved from: http://donnees.ec.gc.ca/data/weather/products/canadian-national-tornado-database-verified-events-1980-2009-public/