Sioux Valley, MB F0 Tornado of July 13, 2000

Virden - Souris

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 7:00 pm CDT, which shows a cold front moving south across Manitoba and high pressure across southwestern Manitoba.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 00Z on July 14, 2000 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 8:00 pm CDT near Sioux Valley, 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 00Z Fri Jul 14 2000. Retrieved from:

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