St Andrews, MB F0 Tornado of June 13, 2008

Selkirk - Gimli - Stonewall - Woodlands

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 7:00 am CDT, which shows an occluding low pressure in Southeastern Manitoba. This convergence zone was the focus for thunderstorm activity in the early morning hours of June 13th, which ultimately led to this tornado.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 12Z on June 13, 2008 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 am CDT 24 km Northeast of Winnipeg, 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 12Z Fri Jun 13 2008. Retrieved from:

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