Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Lightning
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area SAN JUAN
WFO ABQ
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-08-24 16:07:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 5S FLORA VISTA
Begin Lat/Lon 36.73/-108.08
End Date 2009-08-24 16:07:00.0 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 1/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative Cloud to ground lightning from a thunderstorm between Farmington and Bloomfield struck a 24 year old man while he was on his horse, riding along a metal fence.
Event Narrative A 24 year old man was critically injured when he was struck by lightning while riding his horse along a metal fence. The horse was killed. The man's hat had a four inch hole in it from the lightning strike.


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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 1 0.00K 0.00K
FLORA VISTA SAN JUAN CO. NM 08/24/2009 16:07 MST-7 Lightning 0 1 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 1 0.00K 0.00K