National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Overview

During the morning and afternoon of June 27, 2009 a cold front passed through central Minnesota and turned winds westerly. Severe thunderstorms moved over western and central Minnesota in the evening hours. After the storms, dry air was advected into the area and strong westerly winds were generated over western Minnesota. There was no significant damage from the wind gusts except an uprooted willow tree in Waconia.