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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 55 kts.
State IDAHO
County/Area LEWIS
WFO OTX
Report Source RAWS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-11-16 01:40:00.0 PST-8
Begin Location 4NW WINCHESTER
Begin Lat/Lon 46.27/-116.68
End Date 2010-11-16 02:00:00.0 PST-8
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong cold front passage brought about very windy conditions over the Idaho Palouse, Lewiston area, and Camas Prairie. Numerous power outages and down trees were reported during the storm. Eleven power poles were blown down near Potlach on Highway 95 closing the road. In Moscow, 15 to 20 vehicles were damaged by falling trees. Moscow, Potlach, Troy, and Genesee Schools were closed due to widespread power outages. Very isolated lightning strikes over the Lewiston area and Camas Prairie resulted this event entered as both a thunderstorm wind and high wind event. Lightning was more abundant on the Idaho Palouse but high winds also occurred prior to the front passage. Wind gusts from the storm in miles per hour include: 64 in Lewiston, 63 at Mission Creek RAWS, and 61 at Corral Creek RAWS. Estimated wind gusts of 85 miles per hour occurred on the Idaho Palouse.
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 0 230.00K 0.00K
IDAHO PALOUSE (ZONE) IDAHO PALOUSE (ZONE) ID 11/15/2010 20:00 PST-8 High Wind 78 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
LEWISTON NEZ PERCE CO. ID 11/16/2010 01:10 PST-8 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. MG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MOSCOW LATAH CO. ID 11/16/2010 01:30 PST-8 Thunderstorm Wind 78 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
WANA NEZ PERCE CO. ID 11/16/2010 01:30 PST-8 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
LEWISTON AREA (ZONE) LEWISTON AREA (ZONE) ID 11/16/2010 01:30 PST-8 High Wind 56 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE (... LEWIS AND SOUTHERN NEZ PERCE (... ID 11/16/2010 01:30 PST-8 High Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
WINCHESTER LEWIS CO. ID 11/16/2010 01:40 PST-8 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 230.00K 0.00K