Goodlands, MB F0 Tornado of July 1, 2001

Melita - Boissevain - Turtle Mountains

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 1:00 am CDT, which shows a high pressure system in southwestern Manitoba.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 06Z on July 1, 2001 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 1:14 am CDT near Goodlands, 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 06Z Sun Jul 1 2001. Retrieved from:

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