Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 55 kts.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area HENRY
WFO RNK
Begin Date 05/29/2009 14:00:00 EST-5
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth SSE
Begin Location FIGSBORO
Begin Lat/Lon 36.76/-79.83
End Date 05/29/2009 14:00:00 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A cold front moved through the area late in the afternoon into the early evening on May 29th. Thunderstorms developed along the Blue Ridge and moved eastward into the Piedmont. Some of the storms strengthened to severe levels, producing damaging winds and hail as large as golf balls.
Event Narrative Power lines were blown down along Barrows Mill Road, about 2 miles southeast of Figsboro.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 14.00K 0.00K
SWANSONVILLE PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 05/29/2009 12:49 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DRY FORK PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 05/29/2009 13:15 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KEELING PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 05/29/2009 13:27 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FIGSBORO HENRY CO. VA 05/29/2009 14:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
AXTON HENRY CO. VA 05/29/2009 14:04 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
AXTON HENRY CO. VA 05/29/2009 14:07 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
DANVILLE DANVILLE (C) CO. VA 05/29/2009 14:45 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DANVILLE DANVILLE (C) CO. VA 05/29/2009 14:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
NEW DESIGN PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 05/29/2009 14:45 EST-5 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DRYBURG HALIFAX CO. VA 05/29/2009 15:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DRYBURG HALIFAX CO. VA 05/29/2009 15:15 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RINGGOLD PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 05/29/2009 15:20 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALTON HALIFAX CO. VA 05/29/2009 15:39 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRETNA PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 05/29/2009 16:35 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEDA HALIFAX CO. VA 05/29/2009 17:09 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 14.00K 0.00K