Piney, MB F0 Tornado of June 6, 1999

Sprague - Northwest Angle Provincial Forest

Figure 1 shows the surface observations at 10:00 am CDT, which shows a trough of low pressure moving southeast across southern Manitoba and southern Saskatchewan.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 15Z on July 6, 1999 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 10:30 am CDT near La Piney, MB. The path 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 15Z Tue Jul 6 1999. Retrieved from:

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