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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State ILLINOIS
County/Area HANCOCK
WFO DVN
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-08-04 06:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2NNE HAMILTON
Begin Lat/Lon 40.43/-91.33
End Date 2009-08-04 06:00:00.0 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 Showers and thunderstorms moved across areas south of Highway 34 during the early morning hours of August 4 as a cold front dropped southward into northern Missouri and central Illinois. Some of the storms were severe, producing wind gusts over 58 mph and hail up to one and a quarter inches in diameter. Some localized heavy rains were also observed. Otherwise, muggy conditions prevailed across the area with some patchy areas of dense fog with visibilities under a quarter mile. Low temperatures ranged from the middle 50s near Dubuque to the lower 70s south of Highway 34.
Event Narrative Wind gusts estimated to be 60 mph were observed about 2 miles north northeast of Hamilton, IL around 700 am 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 25.00K 0.00K
FOUNTAIN GREEN HANCOCK CO. IL 08/04/2009 03:35 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAMILTON HANCOCK CO. IL 08/04/2009 06:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DODDSVILLE MCDONOUGH CO. IL 08/04/2009 06:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
KIRKWOOD WARREN CO. IL 08/04/2009 06:59 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K