Domain, MB F1 Tornado of May 9, 2006

Portage La Prairie - Headingly - Brunkild

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 1:30 pm CDT, which shows a stationary front across southern Manitoba. This front was the focus for thunderstorms in the morning and early afternoon hours of May 9th, which ultimately led to this tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 18Z on May 9, 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 1:30 pm CDT near Domain, 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 18Z Tue May 9 2006 Retrieved from:

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