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Event Details

Event Strong Wind
Magnitude 35 kts.
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area LEE
WFO RAH
Begin Date 08/27/2011 01:00:00 EST-5
End Date 08/27/2011 14:00:00 EST-5
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 Hurricane Irene made landfall over the the Outer Banks on the morning of August 27 as a Category 1 hurricane. The expansive wind field associated with Irene produced strong wind gusts of 40 to 65 mph over the Central Piedmont and Coastal counties of North Carolina beginning in the early morning hours and persisting until late in the afternoon and early evening. Widespread wind damage from fallen trees and power-lines was felt|from the Triangle eastward, with coastal counties having sustained the most extensive damage, including 3 related fatalities.
Event Narrative Several trees and power-lines were blown down across the county.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 2 0 2.830M 73.000M
HOKE (ZONE) HOKE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 00:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
SCOTLAND (ZONE) SCOTLAND (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 00:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
WAYNE (ZONE) WAYNE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 01:00 EST-5 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 1.000M 0.00K
LEE (ZONE) LEE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 01:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
JOHNSTON (ZONE) JOHNSTON (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 02:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 15.000M
CUMBERLAND (ZONE) CUMBERLAND (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 02:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
SAMPSON (ZONE) SAMPSON (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 02:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 1 0 150.00K 15.000M
MOORE (ZONE) MOORE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
HARNETT (ZONE) HARNETT (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
ORANGE (ZONE) ORANGE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
DURHAM (ZONE) DURHAM (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
WILSON (ZONE) WILSON (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 350.00K 0.00K
NASH (ZONE) NASH (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. MG 1 0 350.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. MG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
WAKE (ZONE) WAKE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. MG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
GRANVILLE (ZONE) GRANVILLE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. MG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
VANCE (ZONE) VANCE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 03:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
HALIFAX (ZONE) HALIFAX (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
WARREN (ZONE) WARREN (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
EDGECOMBE (ZONE) EDGECOMBE (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 High Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 350.00K 43.000M
PERSON (ZONE) PERSON (ZONE) NC 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 2 0 2.830M 73.000M