Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 55 kts.
State WYOMING
County/Area PARK
WFO RIW
Begin Date 08/06/2009 16:30:00 MST-7
Begin Range 9
Begin Azimuth E
Begin Location SUNLIGHT BASIN
Begin Lat/Lon 44.75/-109.37
End Date 08/06/2009 16:35:00 MST-7
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 Clearing skies in the afternoon allowed sufficient heating to generate severe thunderstorms across western Wyoming. Instability was enhanced in moist southwest flow ahead of slow moving low pressure in California.
Event Narrative An automated sensor on Chief Joseph Pass measured a peak wind gust of 63 mph.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 6.00K 0.00K
MORAN TETON CO. WY 08/06/2009 15:05 MST-7 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORAN TETON CO. WY 08/06/2009 16:26 MST-7 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(RKS)ROCK SPGS ARPT SWEETWATER CO. WY 08/06/2009 16:26 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SUNLIGHT BASIN PARK CO. WY 08/06/2009 16:30 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLARK PARK CO. WY 08/06/2009 16:40 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
POWELL PARK CO. WY 08/06/2009 17:08 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 6.00K 0.00K
RALSTON PARK CO. WY 08/06/2009 17:10 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 6.00K 0.00K