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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 53 kts.
State TEXAS
County/Area CROSBY
WFO LUB
Begin Date 08/14/2008 21:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth SE
Begin Location RALLS
Begin Lat/Lon 33.67/-101.37
End Date 08/14/2008 21:35:00 CST-6
End Range 7
End Azimuth NNW
End Location KALGARY
End Lat/Lon 33.49/-101.2
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A linear convective complex, with occasional bow-shaped radar echoes, propagated southeastward over most of the west Texas South Plains. Numerous reports of damaging wind gusts were received, with most of the damage limited to utilities and trees. Some structural damage was reported in Abernathy, where a business was destroyed and another severely damaged. Local newspapers reported that at least 10,200 utility customers suffered electrical outages due to damaged lines and poles.
Event Narrative Severe thunderstorm wind gusts of 61 mph were recorded by Texas Tech University West Texas Mesonet sites southeast of Ralls and northwest of White River Lake. No damage was reported.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 180.00K 0.00K
SUMMERFIELD CASTRO CO. TX 08/14/2008 18:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OLTON LAMB CO. TX 08/14/2008 19:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAPPY SWISHER CO. TX 08/14/2008 19:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MEMPHIS HALL CO. TX 08/14/2008 19:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 57 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
SETH WARD HALE CO. TX 08/14/2008 19:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
(LBB)LUBBOCK INTL AR LUBBOCK CO. TX 08/14/2008 20:09 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
FLOYDADA FLOYD CO. TX 08/14/2008 20:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROARING SPGS MOTLEY CO. TX 08/14/2008 20:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RALLS CROSBY CO. TX 08/14/2008 21:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPUR DICKENS CO. TX 08/14/2008 21:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JAYTON KENT CO. TX 08/14/2008 21:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ASPERMONT STONEWALL CO. TX 08/14/2008 22:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 180.00K 0.00K