Spruce Creek, MB F0 Tornado of August 9, 2007

Dauphin - Roblin - Winnipegosis

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 4:00 pm CDT, which shows a stationary front across Southern Manitoba. This front became the focus for strong thunderstorms in the evening hours of August 9th, which ultimately led to this tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 21Z on August 9, 2007 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 8:45 pm CDT 13 km southeast of Spruce Creek, MB. The path and width of the tornado was not documented by ECCC. No property damage was documented for this tornado.


NWS Weather Prediction Center Surface Analysis Archive. (2017). Surface analysis 21Z Thu Aug 9 2007. 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/