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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 65 kts.
State WEST VIRGINIA
County/Area MONROE
WFO RNK
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-04-08 17:15:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1E RED SULPHUR SPGS
Begin Lat/Lon 37.5/-80.76
End Date 2011-04-08 17:20:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1NE ORCHARD
End Lat/Lon 37.48/-80.72
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 A high pressure centered over New England pushed a back door cold front into Southeast West Virginia. This front, combined with an upper level low pressure system moving through the region, triggered severe thunderstorms. Some of these storms produced large hail.
Event Narrative Microburst winds up to 75 MPH caused damage to many trees in the area. Roof damage to several homes also occurred, a few outbuildings were badly damaged, and a mobile home was rolled off its foundation. This damage began along Route 12 north of Ballard and continued southeast for about 3 miles crossing portions of Red Sulpher Springs 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 25.00K 0.00K
RED SULPHUR SPGS MONROE CO. WV 04/08/2011 17:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
BEESON MERCER CO. WV 04/08/2011 17:42 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLORED HILL MERCER CO. WV 04/08/2011 17:55 EST-5 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STONY GAP MERCER CO. WV 04/08/2011 21:03 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K