Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 0.75 in.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO RNK
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-07-23 16:45:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 2NE SNOW CREEK
Begin Lat/Lon 36.85/-79.72
End Date 2008-07-23 16:45:00.0 EST-5
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 strong upper trough for late July pushed a cold front through the region during the evening hours of the 23rd. Although instability was rather marginal...cooling aloft allowed for a broken line of severe convection to propagate across the Blue Ridge and into the Piedmont during the evening.
Event Narrative


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 36.20K 0.00K
BLUEFIELD TAZEWELL CO. VA 07/23/2008 13:12 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.70K 0.00K
BOILING SPG ALLEGHANY CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:07 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
GLEN LYN GILES CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:12 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RADFORD RADFORD (C) CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
PEMBROKE GILES CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:17 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
FAIRLAWN PULASKI CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:39 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RADFORD RADFORD (C) CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:40 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHRISTIANSBURG MONTGOMERY CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:55 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHRISTIANSBURG MONTGOMERY CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VICKER MONTGOMERY CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:55 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SINKING CREEK CRAIG CO. VA 07/23/2008 14:58 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
ROANOKE CITY ROANOKE CO. VA 07/23/2008 15:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
ROANOKE CITY ROANOKE CO. VA 07/23/2008 15:54 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
BURNT CHIMNEY FRANKLIN CO. VA 07/23/2008 16:06 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
SNOW CREEK FRANKLIN CO. VA 07/23/2008 16:45 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLLINSVILLE HENRY CO. VA 07/23/2008 16:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
HURT PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 07/23/2008 17:01 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
STOVALL HALIFAX CO. VA 07/23/2008 17:43 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
DANVILLE DANVILLE (C) CO. VA 07/23/2008 17:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
SPRING MILLS CAMPBELL CO. VA 07/23/2008 17:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
DANVILLE DANVILLE (C) CO. VA 07/23/2008 17:56 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
DANVILLE DANVILLE (C) CO. VA 07/23/2008 17:56 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
BARKSDALE HALIFAX CO. VA 07/23/2008 18:19 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
CHARLOTTE COURT HOUS CHARLOTTE CO. VA 07/23/2008 18:34 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
NEWS FERRY HALIFAX CO. VA 07/23/2008 18:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
SOUTH BOSTON HALIFAX CO. VA 07/23/2008 18:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
DRAKES BRANCH CHARLOTTE CO. VA 07/23/2008 18:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.70K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 36.20K 0.00K