Grandview, MB F0 Tornado of July 2, 1981

Dauphin - Roblin - Winnipegosis

Figure 1 shows the surface observations at 7:00 am CDT, which shows a cold front moving through southern Manitoba. Some showers are also observed behind the cold front in the Westman area. It is possible that some of these showers produced a brief spinup near Grandview.

Figure 1. Surface weather map for July 2, 1981 at 7:00 am CDT (NOAA, 2020).

According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F0 tornado touched down at 8:00 pm CDT near Grandview, MB. The track and width of this tornado was not documented by ECCC. The tornado caused no injuries, fatalities or property damage.


NOAA Central Library. (2020). U.S. Daily Weather Maps. Thursday July 2, 1981 [PDF]. Retrieved from

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