Headingly, MB F0 Tornado of June 13, 2007

Portage La Prairie - Headingly - Brunkild

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 7:00 pm CDT, which shows a stationary front across extreme southeastern Manitoba. This front was the focus for thunderstorms across southeastern Manitoba in the evening hours of June 13th, which ultimately led to this tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 00Z on June 14, 2007 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 7:20 pm CDT near Headingly, MB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC. No property damage was documented for this tornado.


NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 00Z Thu Jun 14 2007. Retrieved from: https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/archives/web_pages/sfc/sfc_archive.php

Environment and Climate Change Canada Data. (2018). Canadian National Tornado Database: Verified Events (1980-2009) – Public. Retrieved from: http://donnees.ec.gc.ca/data/weather/products/canadian-national-tornado-database-verified-events-1980-2009-public/