The Edmonton, Alberta tornado of July 31, 1987 killed 27 people, making it the second deadliest tornado in Canadian history. Exterior damage to homes became more severe, and numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. The Fighting Prairie Weather Dogs hunt down Canada's worst weather. It then moved through the west side of Fashion, obliterating at least eight double-wide manufactured homes along Deer Park Drive while damaging several others.

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[26][40], The tornado was estimated by the NWS to have been 2.25 mi (3.62 km) wide, making it the widest tornado in Mississippi state history, and the third-widest on record in the United States, just behind the 2004 Hallam tornado and the 2013 El Reno tornado. When did organ music become associated with baseball?

[40], The massive tornado continued to grow in size, reaching its peak width of 2.25 mi (3.62 km) west of Seminary. [92] Accumulations totaling to nearly a foot across portions of southern Minnesota caused multiple spinouts and crashes, principally along Interstate 35 south of the Twin Cities, Interstate 90 between Albert Lea and Rochester, and U.S. Highway 52 between Rochester and the Twin Cities. Multiple homes in this area had roofs torn off and a few of them also sustained some collapse of exterior walls. [9], The first indications of organized severe weather came on April 8, when the Storm Prediction Center (SPC) outlined 15% probabilities for severe weather within 25 mi (40 km) of a point from central Texas eastward into the Florida Panhandle and eastern Georgia valid for April 11–12. Why don't libraries smell like bookstores? [91] The Twin Cities recorded 5.1 in (130 mm) of snow, setting a new Easter Sunday record going back to 1891. Lloyd Fankhanel, 55. [40], The tornado then reached its peak strength as it tore through the rural community of Cantwell Mill, where a large, anchor-bolted cabin was completely swept away and reduced to a bare slab, with little debris recovered. The Changing Face of Daycare in Canada, Chinese Immigration to Canada: A Tale of Perseverance, Africville: Expropriating Black Nova Scotians, The Miracle on Mount Royal: St. Joseph's Oratory, Their Christian Duty: Canadian Missionaries Abroad, Their Majesties in Canada: The 1939 Royal Tour, Modern-day Fairy Tales: British Royal Weddings Since 1947, Still Standing: The People's Champion George Chuvalo, Going for Dope: Canada and Drugs in Sport, Extreme Sports: Faster, Riskier, More Outrageous, Terry Fox 25: Reliving the Marathon of Hope, The Legendary #9: Maurice 'Rocket' Richard, Don Cherry: A Coach, A Commentator, A Controversy, Fair Game: Pioneering Canadian Women in Sports, Golden Summers: Canada's Gold Medal Athletes 1984-2000, Playing to Win: Canada at the Paralympics, Cold Gold: Canada's Winter Winners 1984-2002, The Montreal Olympics: The Summer Games of '76, Gilles Villeneuve: Racing at the Speed of Light, Flying on Ice: Canada's Speedskating Greats, Soaring on Skis: Canada's Alpine Skiing Greats, The Crazy Canucks: Canada's Skiing Heroes, Cross Country Smackdown: Pro Wrestling in Canada, Cold War Culture: The Nuclear Fear of the 1950s and 1960s, One For All: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Royal 22nd Regiment: Canada's Fighting 'Van Doos', Forgotten Heroes: Canada and the Korean War, Dr. Gerald Bull: Scientist, Weapons Maker, Dreamer, Peacekeepers and Peacemakers: Canada's Diplomatic Contribution, Witness To Evil: Roméo Dallaire and Rwanda, Countdown to Victory: The Last Days of War in Europe, On Every Front: Canadian Women in the Second World War, Relocation to Redress: The Internment of the Japanese Canadians.