Morris, MB F0 Tornado of June 9, 2008

Morden - Winkler - Altona - Emerson - Morris

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 4:00 pm CDT, which shows a low pressure over Pembina. The interaction with the low pressure triggered thunderstorms across Southern Manitoba, which ultimately resulted in this tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 21Z on June 9, 2008 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 3:16 pm CDT over Morris, 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 21Z Mon Jun 9 2008. Retrieved from:

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