Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 1.00 in.
State WYOMING
County/Area FREMONT
WFO RIW
Begin Date 07/28/2009 16:45:00 MST-7
Begin Range 6
Begin Azimuth ESE
Begin Location SINKS CANYON SP
Begin Lat/Lon 42.71/-108.71
End Date 07/28/2009 17:00:00 MST-7
End Range 8
End Azimuth ESE
End Location SINKS CANYON SP
End Lat/Lon 42.7/-108.69
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 Breaks in an overcast sky caused by moist upslope flow allowed for afternoon heating in the Wind River Basin. Thunderstorms developed near Ft. Washakie and tracked southeast along the foothills through Lander and Red Canyon.
Event Narrative Hail of dime to quarter size fell in the foothills southeast of Lander. A trained spotter measured 0.96 inches of rain in 35 minutes. The combination of rain and hail caused irrigation ditches to quickly fill.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WIND RIVER FREMONT CO. WY 07/28/2009 16:02 MST-7 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SINKS CANYON SP FREMONT CO. WY 07/28/2009 16:45 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MINERS DELIGHT FREMONT CO. WY 07/28/2009 17:02 MST-7 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K