Event Title

Minden to Drag Lake

Presenter Information

NTP Archives

Location

Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

Start Date

22-6-1949 3:15 PM

Document Type

Report (PDF/Word)

F-Scale Rating

F1

Classification

Confirmed

Description

Confirmed tornado said to have tracked from just North of Minden, across south of Haliburton, toward Drag Lake, where it lifted off on the east side. Residents remarked that if it had not tracked through the bush, heavy damage and loss of life would have occurred. One family barely escaped death as the tornado just missed their house, felling trees all around it.

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Jun 22nd, 3:15 PM

Minden to Drag Lake

Haliburton, Ontario, Canada

Confirmed tornado said to have tracked from just North of Minden, across south of Haliburton, toward Drag Lake, where it lifted off on the east side. Residents remarked that if it had not tracked through the bush, heavy damage and loss of life would have occurred. One family barely escaped death as the tornado just missed their house, felling trees all around it.

 

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