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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 68 kts.
State IDAHO
County/Area POWER
WFO PIH
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-03-10 19:05:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 5N AMERICAN FALLS
Begin Lat/Lon 42.85/-112.83
End Date 2011-03-10 19:50:00.0 MST-7
End Location 5S AMERICAN FALLS
End Lat/Lon 42.71/-112.83
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Extensive damage and warning level winds occurred with the passage of a cold front the evening of March 10th. Two trees were downed into a house in Burley. Several trees downed at Burley parks and golf course. Power lines were downed south of Rupert along Idaho route 24. Much of Minidoka County had power outages causing a black out for nearly 2 hours. The city of Rupert had a complete power outage. Power was restored to many areas by 8 pm. A roof was blown off a building in American Falls into power lines with power outages in the city. The winds caused a power outage in Bear Lake County on the west side of the valley.
Event Narrative Extensive damage and warning level winds occurred with the passage of a cold front the evening of March 10th. A roof was blown off a building in American Falls into power lines with power outages in the city for up to an hour. Wind speeds of 78 mph were measured in American Falls. The winds also downed some power lines.


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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 14.00K 0.00K
BURLEY CASSIA CO. ID 03/10/2011 18:00 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
RUPERT MINIDOKA CO. ID 03/10/2011 18:10 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AMERICAN FALLS POWER CO. ID 03/10/2011 19:05 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 68 kts. MG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
(PIH)POCATELLO MUNI POWER CO. ID 03/10/2011 19:15 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHUBBUCK BANNOCK CO. ID 03/10/2011 19:15 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
PORTNUEF BANNOCK CO. ID 03/10/2011 19:20 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IADHO PORTIO... WASATCH MOUNTAINS/IADHO PORTIO... ID 03/10/2011 20:00 MST-7 High Wind 57 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 14.00K 0.00K