Roblin, MB F0 Tornado of July 26, 1990

Dauphin - Roblin - Winnipegosis

Figure 1 shows the surface observations at 1:00 am CDT, which shows an ongoing thunderstorm near Roblin (marked by an ‘R’). This thunderstorm was responsible for this brief F0 tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 06Z on July 27, 1990 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 11:00 pm CDT near Roblin, 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 06Z Fri Jul 27 1990. Retrieved from:

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