Figure 1 shows the surface observations at 7:00 pm CDT, which shows a low pressure system in southern Saskatchewan with a warm front extending east across North Dakota.
According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F0 tornado touched down at 7:45 pm CDT northeast of Headingly, 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 00Z Wed Jul 17 1996. 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/