Steinbach, MB F0 Tornado of June 13, 2002

Steinbach - St. Adolphe -Dominion City

Figure 1 depicts the surface observations at 4:00 pm CDT, which shows a cold front moving southeast across northern Manitoba and a low pressure system across northwestern Minnesota.

Figure 1. Surface analysis at 21Z on June 13, 2002 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 2:45 pm CDT near Steinbach, 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 21Z Thu Jun 13 2002. Retrieved from:

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