Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Lightning
State VIRGINIA
County/Area HENRY
WFO RNK
Begin Date 05/26/2011 23:04:00 EST-5
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth SE
Begin Location BASSETT FORKS
Begin Lat/Lon 36.72/-79.93
End Date 05/26/2011 23:04:00 EST-5
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 The atmosphere quickly became very unstable on the afternoon of May 26th, which resulted in the development of severe thunderstorms, mainly in the mountains and foothills. These storms were primarily large hail producers. Also, A derecho-like feature crossed Franklin and Henry counties causing some significant damage. In addition, rainfall of 1 to 3 inches fell in a swath from Grayson County northeast all the way to Alleghany County causing isolated flash flooding.
Event Narrative The Emergency Manager for Henry County reported an outbuilding destroyed by fire caused by lightning on Richardson Road.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 195.00K 0.00K
MOUNTAIN GROVE BATH CO. VA 05/26/2011 16:30 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GOVERNMENT SIDING WYTHE CO. VA 05/26/2011 18:10 EST-5 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAX MEADOWS WYTHE CO. VA 05/26/2011 18:38 EST-5 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIPERS GAP CARROLL CO. VA 05/26/2011 18:55 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CERES BLAND CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:02 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODLAWN CARROLL CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:04 EST-5 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HIGHLAND PULASKI CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:05 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODLAWN CARROLL CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:05 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALUM RIDGE FLOYD CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:15 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLUEFIELD TAZEWELL CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KLOTZ GILES CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:22 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KLOTZ GILES CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:24 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PILOT MONTGOMERY CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:30 EST-5 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
INDEPENDENCE GRAYSON CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:40 EST-5 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROGERS MONTGOMERY CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:40 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
INDEPENDENCE GRAYSON CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOTS GAP WYTHE CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:46 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOUCHINS MONTGOMERY CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:47 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WAKE FOREST MONTGOMERY CO. VA 05/26/2011 19:54 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHAWSVILLE MONTGOMERY CO. VA 05/26/2011 20:00 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAIRLAWN PULASKI CO. VA 05/26/2011 20:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEVENS CREEK GRAYSON CO. VA 05/26/2011 21:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOWMOOR ALLEGHANY CO. VA 05/26/2011 21:22 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAMBSBURG CARROLL CO. VA 05/26/2011 21:29 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARSONVILLE GRAYSON CO. VA 05/26/2011 21:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLIFTON FORGE CITY ALLEGHANY CO. VA 05/26/2011 21:33 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MEADOWS OF DAN PATRICK CO. VA 05/26/2011 22:18 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ENDICOTT FRANKLIN CO. VA 05/26/2011 22:41 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CRITZ PATRICK CO. VA 05/26/2011 22:45 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CRITZ PATRICK CO. VA 05/26/2011 22:49 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARTINSVILLE AIRPORT HENRY CO. VA 05/26/2011 22:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 135.00K 0.00K
BASSETT FORKS HENRY CO. VA 05/26/2011 23:04 EST-5 Lightning 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ENDICOTT FRANKLIN CO. VA 05/26/2011 23:10 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
HARDY BEDFORD CO. VA 05/26/2011 23:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 195.00K 0.00K