Dauphin, MB F0 Tornado of June 8, 1999

Dauphin - Roblin - Winnipegosis

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 10:00 am CDT, which shows a stationary front across Manitoba and another across northern North Dakota. These fronts were the focus for thunderstorm activity in the afternoon hours of June 8th, which ultimately led to this tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 15Z on June 8, 1999 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 2:40 pm CDT near Dauphin, MB. The path 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 15Z Tue Jun 8 1999. 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/