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Event Details

Event Lightning
State WYOMING
County/Area TETON
WFO RIW
Begin Date 06/01/2010 14:30:00 MST-7
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location OLD FAITHFUL
Begin Lat/Lon 44.47/-110.83
End Date 06/01/2010 14:30:00 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 9/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Lightning injured nine visitors at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park.
Event Narrative A single lightning bolt injured nine visitors at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. The visitors were on walkways and boardwalks surrounding Old Faithful Geyser when the strike occurred around 1430MST. One victim was air lifted to an Idaho medical center to receive treatment for burns and a ruptured eardrum. He also had his hat burned and his shoes had holes in them. The other eight victims were treated for minor injuries.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 9 0.00K 0.00K
OLD FAITHFUL TETON CO. WY 06/01/2010 14:30 MST-7 Lightning 0 9 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 9 0.00K 0.00K