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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 56 kts.
State ILLINOIS
County/Area HANCOCK
WFO DVN
Report Source Fire Department/Rescue
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-07-27 19:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1SW CARTHAGE
Begin Lat/Lon 40.41/-91.14
End Date 2008-07-27 19:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative An upper level disturbance moved southeast across Iowa, northeast Missouri, and Illinois during the evening of July 27 bringing showers and thunderstorms to the region. Some of the thunderstorms surpassed severe thresholds by producing damaging winds over 60 mph. Torrential rains and subsequent flash flooding problems were also observed.
Event Narrative Wind gusts estimated to be 65 mph snapped the top of a tree off along Main Street in Carthage, IL around 800 pm July 27. The tree fell onto some power lines snapping one line and damaging a utility pole. Portions of some area corn fields just outside of town were also flattened.


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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 30.00K 0.00K
WARSAW HANCOCK CO. IL 07/27/2008 18:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SUTTER HANCOCK CO. IL 07/27/2008 18:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
LOMAX HENDERSON CO. IL 07/27/2008 18:56 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
CARTHAGE HANCOCK CO. IL 07/27/2008 19:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
INDUSTRY MCDONOUGH CO. IL 07/27/2008 20:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 30.00K 0.00K