Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO RNK
Report Source Broadcast Media
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-08-18 13:32:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1ESE WIRTZ
Begin Lat/Lon 37.07/-79.88
End Date 2010-08-18 13:32:00.0 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 3.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A frontal boundary remained stalled out across southern Virginia with very high moisture in place. Thunderstorms developed in the early afternoon over the foothills and pushed out into the Piedmont. Along with very heavy rains there were some gusty winds that caused scattered tree damage.
Event Narrative Thunderstorm winds knocked down a 100-year old tree on a home in the 1200 block of Wirtz 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 9.50K 0.00K
WIRTZ FRANKLIN CO. VA 08/18/2010 13:25 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
WIRTZ FRANKLIN CO. VA 08/18/2010 13:32 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
WIRTZ FRANKLIN CO. VA 08/18/2010 13:32 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
HIXBURG APPOMATTOX CO. VA 08/18/2010 15:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
RIDGEWAY HENRY CO. VA 08/18/2010 15:33 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 9.50K 0.00K