The morning bow echo of June 19, 2005

What happened

In the early morning hours of June 19, 2005, a severe thunderstorm initiated in eastern Montana and became a bow echo in North Dakota. It travelled across the state, eventually ending up in southern Manitoba during the mid-morning hours. A wind gust of 76 knots or 141 km/h was reported at Gretna as it passed through at 6:57 AM. The RADAR imagery from this storm is presented, from 5:33 AM onward.

RADAR imagery

Storm reports


Dickinson, ND

KDIK 190556Z AUTO 03010KT 10SM VCTS BKN041 OVC049 21/19 A2973 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT SW-N TSB36 SLP048 T02110189 10267 20200 58001=
KDIK 190621Z AUTO 28038G51KT 1 3/4SM TSRA BR FEW012 BKN040 OVC070 17/16 A2979 RMK AO2 PK WND 28051/0621 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB19 P0008=
KDIK 190623Z AUTO 28055G73KT 3/4SM +TSRA BR SQ SCT010 BKN038 OVC070 16/15 A2977 RMK AO2 PK WND 29073/0623 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB19 P0017=
KDIK 190628Z AUTO 29035G73KT 1/4SM +TSRA FG SQ SCT006 BKN023 OVC065 14/14 A2987 RMK AO2 PK WND 29073/0623 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB19 PRESRR P0031=
KDIK 190633Z AUTO 32032G50KT 1/2SM +TSRA FG BKN010 BKN032 OVC055 15/14 A2986 RMK AO2 PK WND 29073/0623 WSHFT 0615 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB19 P0040=
KDIK 190641Z AUTO 35021G39KT 1SM +TSRA BR BKN010 BKN016 OVC043 14/13 A2981 RMK AO2 PK WND 29073/0623 WSHFT 0627 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB19 P0065=
KDIK 190647Z AUTO 35018KT 2SM TSRA BR BKN020 14/13 A2983 RMK AO2 PK WND 29073/0623 WSHFT 0627 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB19 P0068=
KDIK 190656Z AUTO 36015KT 7SM -TSRA BKN026 BKN055 OVC095 16/14 A2980 RMK AO2 PK WND 29073/0623 WSHFT 0627 LTG DSNT ALQDS RAB19 SLP078 P0070 T01560144 402720139=
KDIK 190706Z AUTO 02010KT 10SM -TSRA BKN044 BKN060 OVC085 16/14 A2981 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQDS P0000=
KDIK 190756Z AUTO 13006KT 10SM FEW048 17/16 A2980 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT NE AND E TSE51RAE45 SLP073 P0005 T01670156=
KDIK 190829Z AUTO 03006KT 10SM FEW005 SCT120 16/16 A2980 RMK AO2=
KDIK 190856Z AUTO 36007KT 10SM SCT005 OVC120 17/17 A2981 RMK AO2 SLP080 60075 T01670167 51025=
KDIK 190904Z AUTO 01009KT 10SM BKN005 OVC120 17/17 A2981 RMK AO2=
KDIK 190937Z AUTO 36007KT 10SM FEW003 SCT009 17/17 A2984 RMK AO2=
KDIK 190956Z AUTO 03006KT 10SM FEW085 17/16 A2984 RMK AO2 SLP086 T01670161=
KDIK 191056Z AUTO 04004KT 10SM BKN085 16/16 A2985 RMK AO2 SLP090 P0001 T01610156=
KDIK 191156Z AUTO 02004KT 9SM BKN085 17/16 A2988 RMK AO2 SLP100 60076 70076 T01720161 10211 20139 53020=

Gretna, MB

WGN SA 0900 AUTO8 M M M 060/23/21/1911/M/ 3006 ?97MM?=
WGN SA 1000 AUTO8 M M M 067/22/21/2108/M/ 3014 ?37MM?=
WGN SA 1100 AUTO8 M M M 076/22/21/2107/M/ 3021 ?40MM?=
WGN SA 1200 AUTO8 M M M 086/18/18/2859+76/M/0106 PCPN 10.6MM PAST HR PK WND 2876 1157Z /R+11/ 3024 ?55MM?=
WGN SA 1300 AUTO8 M M M 051/18/18/0416/M/0042 PCPN 4.2MM PAST HR PK WND 2868 1200Z PRESFR 8017 ?55MM?=
WGN SA 1400 AUTO8 M M M 087/18/18/1809/M/0042 PRESRR 3009 ?77MM?=
WGN SA 1500 AUTO8 M M M 089/19/19/2109+16/M/0042 3003 ?44MM?=
WGN SA 1600 AUTO8 M M M 094/23/21/2308/M/0044 PCPN 0.2MM PAST HR 1043 ?49MM?=
WGN SA 1700 AUTO8 M M M 097/25/21/2706/M/0044 3011 ?80MM?=
WGN SA 1800 AUTO8 M M M 098/27/19/3206/M/0044 1010 ?63MM?=

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