Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State ILLINOIS
County/Area JO DAVIESS
WFO DVN
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-08-04 16:42:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2W GUILFORD
Begin Lat/Lon 42.42/-90.33
End Date 2008-08-04 16:42:00.0 CST-6
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 cold front slowly moved southeast into eastern Iowa during the daytime hours of August 4. South to southwest winds brought increased heat and humidity with high temperatures that ranged from 82 at Freeport, IL to 99 at Muscatine, IA. Heat index readings were as high as 120 degrees.
Late that afternoon and evening, an upper level disturbance moved along the cold front triggering showers and thunderstorms over northeast Iowa and northwest Illinois. Some of the storms produced brief heavy rains, large hail, and damaging winds, with one storm in particular developing a tornado between Charlotte, IA and Goose Lake, IA.
Event Narrative Wind gusts estimated to be 60 mph blew down some branches and small trees 5 miles east of Galena, IL at 542 pm August 4.


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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 0 402.20K 0.00K
GALENA JO DAVIESS CO. IL 08/04/2008 16:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
GUILFORD JO DAVIESS CO. IL 08/04/2008 16:42 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAVANNA CARROLL CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
STOCKTON JO DAVIESS CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
LENA STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MILLEDGEVILLE CARROLL CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BOLTON STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FREEPORT STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:28 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PEARL CITY STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:28 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SCIOTA MILLS STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:28 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
STOCKTON JO DAVIESS CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:28 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.20K 0.00K
FREEPORT STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
GERMAN VLY STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MILLEDGEVILLE CARROLL CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STERLING WHITESIDE CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:33 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GERMAN VLY STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
GERMAN VLY STEPHENSON CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MILLEDGEVILLE CARROLL CO. IL 08/04/2008 17:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
STERLING ARPT WHITESIDE CO. IL 08/04/2008 18:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 402.20K 0.00K