Gimli, MB F0 Tornado of August 22, 1995

Selkirk - Gimli - Stonewall - Woodlands

Figure 1 shows the surface observations at 1:00 am CDT, which shows a high pressure across Minnesota and southerly flow across southern Manitoba.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 06Z on August 22, 1995 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 12:00 am CDT near Gimli, 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 06Z Tue Aug 22 1995. Retrieved from:

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