Tornado touchdowns confirmed in Hubbard County

The Grand Forks National Weather Service determined an EF-1 tornado touched down near Nevis last week, and a brief touchdown of an EF-0 was near Park Rapids.

According to a release from the Hubbard County Emergency Manager and Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Halbasch, the storms caused widespread property damage but there were no injuries reported with either of these two tornadoes on the evening of August 7.

All residents are reminded to monitor severe weather alerts and updates.

Have a picture from that storm? We would love to feature it! Please send to our News Director. 


Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers events and issues in north central Minnesota, which include local government, crime, courts, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University and received her degree in 2018. Larissa, native to the great state of New York, grew up in Bemidji, and enjoys spending her spare time with her family and pet cat. She also loves Star Trek, punk rock music and the theater.


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