Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 1:00 pm CDT, which shows a low pressure system in southern Manitoba with a warm front extending east across northwestern Ontario and a stationary front extending southwest across North Dakota. The stationary front was the focus for intense thunderstorms across southern Manitoba in the early afternoon hours of June 25nd, which ultimately led to this tornado.
According to Environment and Climate Change Canada (2018), an F2 tornado touched down at 2:30 pm CDT near Notre Dame de Lourdes, MB. The tornado travelled for 8 km and had a maximum width of 250 metres. The tornado caused no fatalities, injuries or property damage.
NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 18Z Mon Jun 25 2001. 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/