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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area CASWELL
WFO RNK
Begin Date 04/28/2011 03:20:00 EST-5
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location ASHLAND
Begin Lat/Lon 36.35/-79.52
End Date 04/28/2011 03:20:00 EST-5
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 Widespread severe weather impacted the area. A strong upper level trough approaching from the west provided strong winds aloft, and a weak upper level low pressure system moved across during the afternoon hours setting off scattered thunderstorms. These storms quickly became severe. In total, there were 4 tornadoes with numerous reports of damaging winds and large hail. Heavy rainfall from these storms also caused scattered flash flooding.
Event Narrative A three foot diameter tree and a telephone pole were blown down by thunderstorm winds.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
DANBURY STOKES CO. NC 04/27/2011 12:45 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAYODAN MAYO ARPT ROCKINGHAM CO. NC 04/27/2011 17:09 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AYERSVILLE ROCKINGHAM CO. NC 04/27/2011 18:25 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUNTING CREEK WILKES CO. NC 04/28/2011 02:47 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUNTING CREEK WILKES CO. NC 04/28/2011 02:56 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ASHLAND CASWELL CO. NC 04/28/2011 03:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
MT AIRY SURRY CO. NC 04/28/2011 05:48 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 2.00K 0.00K