Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area FLOYD
WFO RNK
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-12-09 17:33:00.0 EST-5
End Date 2009-12-10 03:00:00.0 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Surface low pressure raced from the High Plains early on December 8th to the upper Great Lakes by early on the 9th while deepening rapidly and bringing a complex series of fronts across the area. Strong west winds of 20 to 40 mph occurred on the afternoon of the 9th with gusts over 60 mph estimated along some ridges and mountain peaks. Marion AWOS in Smyth County measured a 63 mph wind gust from the WSW around 2:00 PM on the 9th with sustained winds over 30 mph for several hours in the afternoon. The result was tree damage and some power line damage across numerous counties in the southwest Virginia.
Event Narrative Trees were reported down on Woods Gap Road.


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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 32.00K 0.00K
TAZEWELL (ZONE) TAZEWELL (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 06:00 EST-5 High Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
BLAND (ZONE) BLAND (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 12:25 EST-5 High Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BATH (ZONE) BATH (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 13:30 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
WYTHE (ZONE) WYTHE (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 13:30 EST-5 High Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SMYTH (ZONE) SMYTH (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 13:40 EST-5 High Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
PULASKI (ZONE) PULASKI (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 13:54 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
GILES (ZONE) GILES (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 13:58 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
GRAYSON (ZONE) GRAYSON (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 14:00 EST-5 High Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 14:25 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
ALLEGHANY (ZONE) ALLEGHANY (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 14:27 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONTGOMERY (ZONE) MONTGOMERY (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 15:15 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CRAIG (ZONE) CRAIG (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 17:00 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOYD (ZONE) FLOYD (ZONE) VA 12/09/2009 17:33 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 32.00K 0.00K