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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 70 kts.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area HENRY
WFO RNK
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-04-05 01:00:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1N MARTINSVILLE AIRPORT
Begin Lat/Lon 36.65/-80.02
End Date 2011-04-05 01:08:00.0 EST-5
End Location 2NNE HILLTOP
End Lat/Lon 36.73/-79.84
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 1.80M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong upper level low pressure system and cold front moved across the region on the night of the 4th into early on the 5th of April. A line of showers and thunderstorms accompanied this front. This line intensified as it approached the Blue Ridge and entered into an area of higher instability. This intensification resulted in areas of wind damage, mainly along and east of the Blue Ridge.
Event Narrative Thunderstorm winds caused several trees down across the central and northern portion of Henry County. This includes trees down on a house with people trapped inside in Fieldale. Heavy damage was also reported on Skyview Trail in the Spencer area. One mobile home received heavy damage, another home had its roof lifted off, a shed was destroyed, several vehicles were heavily damaged, and a gazebo was blown away. In the Dyer Store area Martin Stables received heavy damage. it was here where a machinery storage building, hay barn, and half a cinder block building were destroyed. Most of the farm equipment was destroyed by falling debris.


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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 1.845M 0.00K
NARROWS GILES CO. VA 04/04/2011 23:47 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PATTERSON WYTHE CO. VA 04/04/2011 23:56 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UNION FLOYD CO. VA 04/05/2011 00:30 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELAMSVILLE PATRICK CO. VA 04/05/2011 00:45 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELAMSVILLE PATRICK CO. VA 04/05/2011 00:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARTINSVILLE AIRPORT HENRY CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 1.800M 0.00K
BARFOOT FRANKLIN CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:05 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARTINSVILLE MARTINSVILLE (C) CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:08 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LINDENWOOD ROANOKE CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:09 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 64 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEAL PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:25 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
LEESVILLE CAMPBELL CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PITTSVILLE PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROSVILLE PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:33 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MT AIRY PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LYNCHBURG LYNCHBURG (C) CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ACORN HALIFAX CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAT CREEK CAMPBELL CO. VA 04/05/2011 01:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
APPOMATTOX APPOMATTOX CO. VA 04/05/2011 02:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTH BOSTON HALIFAX CO. VA 04/05/2011 02:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DILLWYN BUCKINGHAM CO. VA 04/05/2011 02:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHARLOTTE COURT HOUS CHARLOTTE CO. VA 04/05/2011 02:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PUBLIC FORK CHARLOTTE CO. VA 04/05/2011 02:47 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 1.845M 0.00K