Strong Winds: June 14, 2014

As a large area of thunderstorms moved out of Minnesota during the late morning hours of Saturday, June 14 strong winds developed as the rain tapered off. These winds were widespread and caused some damage to trees and was a bane to people setting up for high school graduation parties. Winds were also strong enough to capsize boats on Lake Minnetonka, with people getting thrown into the water. The peak gust at the Twin Cities International Airport was 68mph and was the highest gust found with this event.

Below are Storm Reports and Public Information Statements courtesy the National Weather Service

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
505 PM CDT SAT JUN 14 2014

...LATEST WIND REPORTS...

HIGHEST WIND REPORTS FROM AUTOMATED SENSORS ACROSS THE REGION
DURING THE PAST 12 HOURS. WINDS OF 35 MPH OR GREATER ARE LISTED BELOW.   


LOCATION                       SPEED     TIME/DATE                            


...MINNESOTA...


...BENTON...
RICE 1 NNW                     35 MPH    0930 AM 06/14                        


...BLUE EARTH...
3 ENE MADELIA                  46 MPH    0320 PM 06/14                        
MANKATO REGIONAL AIRPORT       45 MPH    0435 PM 06/14                        
2 E SKYLINE                    44 MPH    0334 PM 06/14                        


...BROWN...
NEW ULM AIRPORT                52 MPH    1134 AM 06/14                        
5 SE SEARLES                   45 MPH    1230 PM 06/14                        


...CARVER...
3 S CARVER                     46 MPH    0149 PM 06/14                        
2 NW NEW GERMANY               37 MPH    0945 AM 06/14                        


...CHIPPEWA...
2 WSW CLARA CITY               47 MPH    0755 AM 06/14                        
MONTEVIDEO AIRPORT             38 MPH    0734 AM 06/14                        


...DAKOTA...
2 NNW BURNSVILLE               41 MPH    0110 PM 06/14                        
SOUTH ST PAUL AIRPORT          40 MPH    1252 PM 06/14                        
1 N LAKEVILLE                  38 MPH    0225 PM 06/14                        
2 NE LAKEVILLE                 37 MPH    1153 AM 06/14                        


...DOUGLAS...
ALEXANDRIA AIRPORT (KAXN)      37 MPH    1031 AM 06/14                        
ALEXANDRIA 3 SE                36 MPH    1050 AM 06/14                        


...GOODHUE...
8 SSE CANNON FALLS             42 MPH    0415 PM 06/14                        
STANTON AIRFIELD               40 MPH    0412 PM 06/14                        


...HENNEPIN...
MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL AP    68 MPH    1256 PM 06/14                        
EDEN PRAIRIE FLYING CLOUD AP   62 MPH    1241 PM 06/14                        
1 WSW ROBBINSDALE              40 MPH    1107 AM 06/14                        
MINNEAPOLIS CRYSTAL AIRPORT    35 MPH    1056 AM 06/14                        


...KANDIYOHI...
3 WSW PRINSBURG                41 MPH    0810 AM 06/14                        
3 ESE PENNOCK                  40 MPH    0815 AM 06/14                        


...LAC QUI PARLE...
MADISON                        38 MPH    0654 AM 06/14                        


...MARTIN...
FAIRMONT MUNICIPAL AIRPORT     44 MPH    0435 PM 06/14                        


...MCLEOD...
GLENCOE AIRPORT                45 MPH    1014 AM 06/14                        


...POPE...
STARBUCK 9 SSW                 51 MPH    0755 AM 06/14                        
GLENWOOD AIRPORT (KGHW)        36 MPH    0815 AM 06/14                        


...RAMSEY...
ST PAUL DOWNTOWN AIRPORT       53 MPH    0112 PM 06/14                        


...REDWOOD...
REDWOOD FALLS MUNICIPAL AIRPOR 49 MPH    0416 PM 06/14                        


...RENVILLE...
OLIVIA AIRPORT                 38 MPH    0452 PM 06/14                        


...RICE...
FARIBAULT AIRPORT              37 MPH    0414 PM 06/14                        


...SCOTT...
2 WSW PRIOR LAKE               46 MPH    1153 AM 06/14                        
3 W NEW PRAGUE                 42 MPH    0410 PM 06/14                        
6 E JORDAN                     40 MPH    0225 PM 06/14                        
PRIOR LAKE                     40 MPH    1205 PM 06/14                        
1 NW SHAKOPEE                  40 MPH    0108 PM 06/14                        


...SIBLEY...
2 W WINTHROP                   53 MPH    1110 AM 06/14                        


...STEARNS...
SAUK CENTRE AIRPORT (KD39)     48 MPH    0853 AM 06/14                        
3 ESE BELGRADE                 42 MPH    0830 AM 06/14                        


...STEVENS...
MORRIS AIRPORT (KMOX)          36 MPH    0730 AM 06/14                        


...SWIFT...
BENSON AIRPORT                 43 MPH    0753 AM 06/14                        
APPLETON AIRPORT               39 MPH    0715 AM 06/14                        


...WASECA...
WASECA                         41 MPH    0417 PM 06/14                        


...WASHINGTON...
3 E LAKE ELMO                  43 MPH    0131 PM 06/14                        
1 ESE COTTAGE GROVE            39 MPH    1213 PM 06/14                        
2 ENE NEWPORT                  35 MPH    1259 PM 06/14                        


...WATONWAN...
ST JAMES MUNICIPAL AIRPORT     43 MPH    1255 PM 06/14                        


...YELLOW MEDICINE...
HANLEY FALLS                   42 MPH    0755 AM 06/14                        
GRANITE FALLS AIRPORT          41 MPH    0452 PM 06/14                        


...WISCONSIN...


...ST. CROIX...
NEW RICHMOND AIRPORT           45 MPH    0215 PM 06/14                        


OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURE. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.



PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1243 PM CDT SAT JUN 14 2014

...TIME...  ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
...DATE...  ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1233 PM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 S EDEN PRAIRIE        44.83N 93.46W
06/14/2014  M59 MPH          HENNEPIN           MN   ASOS

            ASOS STATION EDEN PRAIRIE FLYING CLOUD AP
            /FCM/


1201 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG NEW AUBURN              44.67N 94.23W
06/14/2014                   SIBLEY             MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            4 INCH DIAMETER BRANCHES BROKEN OFF.


1153 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 SW PRIOR LAKE         44.71N 93.46W
06/14/2014  M46 MPH          SCOTT              MN   MESONET

            MESONET STATION 2 WSW PRIOR LAKE /CW1248/


1149 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 3 ESE SAINT PAUL        44.93N 93.06W
06/14/2014  M53 MPH          RAMSEY             MN   ASOS

            ASOS STATION ST PAUL DOWNTOWN AIRPORT /STP/


1134 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 W NEW ULM             44.32N 94.50W
06/14/2014  M52 MPH          BROWN              MN   AWOS

            AWOS STATION NEW ULM AIRPORT /ULM/


1133 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 3 E RICHFIELD           44.88N 93.23W
06/14/2014  M51 MPH          HENNEPIN           MN   ASOS

            ASOS STATION MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL AP
            /MSP/


1130 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG ARLINGTON               44.61N 94.08W
06/14/2014                   SIBLEY             MN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            POWER OUT IN TOWN


1130 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG GAYLORD                 44.55N 94.22W
06/14/2014                   SIBLEY             MN   PUBLIC

            MEDIUM TO LARGE TREES DOWN AND POWER LINES
            DOWN


1126 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 S EDEN PRAIRIE        44.83N 93.46W
06/14/2014  M58 MPH          HENNEPIN           MN   ASOS

            ASOS STATION EDEN PRAIRIE FLYING CLOUD AP
            /FCM/


1125 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST SHAKOPEE                44.80N 93.53W
06/14/2014  E60 MPH          SCOTT              MN   NWS EMPLOYEE

            WIND GUST ESTIMATED AT 60 MPH. POWER OUT.


1120 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG CHASKA                  44.82N 93.61W
06/14/2014                   CARVER             MN   PUBLIC

            LARGE TREES DOWN AND POWER OUT


1113 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 W NEW ULM             44.32N 94.50W
06/14/2014  M47 MPH          BROWN              MN   AWOS

            AWOS STATION NEW ULM AIRPORT /ULM/


1111 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 S EDEN PRAIRIE        44.83N 93.46W
06/14/2014  M48 MPH          HENNEPIN           MN   ASOS

            ASOS STATION EDEN PRAIRIE FLYING CLOUD AP
            /FCM/


1105 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 W WINTHROP            44.54N 94.41W
06/14/2014  M53 MPH          SIBLEY             MN   MESONET

            MESONET STATION 2 W WINTHROP /MN032/


1100 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 1 NNE WACONIA           44.87N 93.78W
06/14/2014                   CARVER             MN   PUBLIC

            BOAT CAPSIZED ON LAKE WACONIA


1045 AM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 3 SSE LONG LAKE         44.94N 93.55W
06/14/2014                   HENNEPIN           MN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            NUMEROUS BOATS CAPSIZED ON LAKE MINNETONKA
            PEOPLE IN THE WATER.


1014 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 WSW PLATO             44.76N 94.08W
06/14/2014  M45 MPH          MCLEOD             MN   AWOS

            AWOS STATION GLENCOE AIRPORT /GYL/


0853 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 SSE SAUK CENTRE       45.71N 94.93W
06/14/2014  M48 MPH          STEARNS            MN   MESONET



0853 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 SE SAUK CENTRE        45.71N 94.93W
06/14/2014  M48 MPH          STEARNS            MN   AWOS

            AWOS STATION SAUK CENTRE AIRPORT (KD39)
            /D39/


0755 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 2 WSW CLARA CITY        44.95N 95.40W
06/14/2014  E47 MPH          CHIPPEWA           MN   PUBLIC



0755 AM     NON-TSTM WND GST 9 SSW STARBUCK          45.49N 95.60W
06/14/2014  M51 MPH          POPE               MN   MESONET


PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
121 PM CDT SAT JUN 14 2014

...TIME...  ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
...DATE...  ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

1245 PM     NON-TSTM WND DMG 3 S MINNEAPOLIS         44.92N 93.26W
06/14/2014                   HENNEPIN           MN   PUBLIC

            LARGE TREE LIMBS DOWN =>2 INCHES AND LARGE
            UNHEALTHY 50 TREE DOWN.

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