Green Ridge, MB F0 Tornado of June 19, 1990

Steinbach - St. Adolphe -Dominion City

Figure 1 shows the surface observations at 1:00 pm CDT, which shows a trough of low pressure across south-central Manitoba. This trough initiated thunderstorms in the morning hours of June 19th, which ultimately led to this brief tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 18Z on June 19, 1990 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 1:25 pm CDT near Green Ridge, 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 18Z Tue Jun 19 1990. Retrieved from:

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