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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 70 kts.
State LOUISIANA
County/Area VERNON
WFO LCH
Begin Date 07/26/2010 15:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth ENE
Begin Location HORNBECK
Begin Lat/Lon 31.34/-93.37
End Date 07/26/2010 15:00:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth NE
End Location HORNBECK
End Lat/Lon 31.34/-93.39
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 310.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Deep tropical moisture moving across the region brought numerous showers and thunderstorms to central Louisiana throughout the day on July 26. One thunderstorm produced considerable wind damage to a farm in northwestern Vernon Parish.
Event Narrative Leesville Daily Leader newspaper reported two large chicken houses were destroyed at the Merriman Farm on Wolf Hill Road at B Hall Loop northeast of Hornbeck, with the loss of 22,000 chickens. An NWS Storm Survey determined damage was likely from a microburst that spread from southeast to northwest across the farm. A few trees were also blown down in the area.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 310.00K 0.00K
HORNBECK VERNON PAR. LA 07/26/2010 15:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 310.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 310.00K 0.00K