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Event Details

Event Lightning
State MINNESOTA
County/Area HOUSTON
WFO ARX
Begin Date 08/23/2011 04:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth ENE
Begin Location FREEBURG
Begin Lat/Lon 43.63/-91.35
End Date 08/23/2011 06:00:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A complex of thunderstorms developed over eastern South Dakota during the evening of August 22nd. These storms moved across the southern sections of Minnesota during the overnight hours and produced damaging winds across portions of southeast Minnesota during the pre-dawn hours of August 23rd.
Event Narrative Lightning struck a satellite dish on the top of house and traveled through wires into the attic igniting a fire. The fire damaged one room in the house and the garage.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 12.00K 0.00K
HAYFIELD DODGE CO. MN 08/23/2011 02:20 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCHESTER OLMSTED CO. MN 08/23/2011 02:32 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
ST CHARLES WINONA CO. MN 08/23/2011 03:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
FREEBURG HOUSTON CO. MN 08/23/2011 04:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 12.00K 0.00K