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Was VorTek really Nostradamus on 8 24 06?

For those of you who were part of the 8 24 06 MN event. This article appeared in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune in April of 2005. Sorry but the link is dead so I'll post an excerpt:

Associated Press
April 20, 2005

NICOLLET, Minn. -- Already popular as a spot for pork chop feeds and trap
shooting, the Nicollet Conservation Club might soon be Minnesota weather
watchers' favorite place.

The site of the club is more prone to tornadoes than any other place in
Minnesota, according to VorTek, a company that makes weather tracking
software. Vortek gave the club the designation using data from 1950 to 2003.

Frank Tatom, who created the software, said a higher concentration of
tornadoes pass within a 20-mile radius of the site than anywhere else.

Here is the link to the VorTek press release with the same info:


Here is an map mage of the city of Nicollet showing the exact location of the the Conservation Club:

Tornado heading into Nicollet:

Approximate path of the torn through Nicollet:

Damage at the corner of CR 72 and 99:

Pretty amazing when the statistics are DEAD on!