Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 35 kts.
State IOWA
County/Area GRUNDY
WFO DMX
Report Source AWOS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-10-27 09:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2010-10-27 16:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 25.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Intense low pressure that was over northern Minnesota the previous day had moved into southwest Ontario, north of Lake Superior, during the day on the 27th. A lobe of low pressure rotated around the low as strong cold air advection took place over Iowa. Winds increased sharply after sunrise with wind gusts in excess of 58 MPH over a large part of central and north central Iowa. The strongest winds were recorded in central Iowa in Boone, Story, into Polk County. Winds gusted to 63 MPH in Boone, with 62 MPH winds in the Des Moines metropolitan area. The high winds overturned three semi tractor-trailer trucks, one in Boone County, one on Interstate 35 in Franklin County near Dows, and the other in Story County. All three drivers received minor injuries from the accidents. Scattered power outages were reported around the state. Outages peaked around 1000 customers during the afternoon hours. Minor tree damage was also reported around the state.
Event Narrative


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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 3 740.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 1 50.00K 0.00K
WEBSTER (ZONE) WEBSTER (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
HUMBOLDT (ZONE) HUMBOLDT (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
WARREN (ZONE) WARREN (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
ADAIR (ZONE) ADAIR (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
POLK (ZONE) POLK (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
DALLAS (ZONE) DALLAS (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
GUTHRIE (ZONE) GUTHRIE (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
AUDUBON (ZONE) AUDUBON (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
MARSHALL (ZONE) MARSHALL (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
STORY (ZONE) STORY (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 1 50.00K 0.00K
BOONE (ZONE) BOONE (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 55 kts. MG 0 1 50.00K 0.00K
GREENE (ZONE) GREENE (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
CERRO GORDO (ZONE) CERRO GORDO (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
HANCOCK (ZONE) HANCOCK (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
MONROE (ZONE) MONROE (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 54 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
MARION (ZONE) MARION (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
KOSSUTH (ZONE) KOSSUTH (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
BUTLER (ZONE) BUTLER (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
BLACK HAWK (ZONE) BLACK HAWK (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
GRUNDY (ZONE) GRUNDY (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. ES 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
HAMILTON (ZONE) HAMILTON (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
HARDIN (ZONE) HARDIN (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
WRIGHT (ZONE) WRIGHT (ZONE) IA 10/27/2010 09:00 CST-6 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 3 740.00K 0.00K