Morris, MB F0 Tornado of August 14, 1987

Morden - Winkler - Altona - Emerson - Morris

Figure 1 shows the surface observations at 4:00 pm CDT, which shows a stationary front across southeastern Manitoba. This front was the focus for thunderstorms in the early afternoon hours of August 14th, which ultimately led to this brief tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 21Z on August 14, 1987 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 3:30 pm CDT near Morris, 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 21Z Fri Aug 14 1987. Retrieved from:

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