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Event Details

Event Tropical Storm
State VIRGINIA
County/Area NORTHUMBERLAND
WFO AKQ
Begin Date 08/27/2011 04:00:00 EST-5
End Date 08/28/2011 09:00:00 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 125.00K
Crop Damage 1.00M
Episode Narrative Hurricane Irene moving northward over the outer banks of North Carolina and just off the Virginia coast produced tropical storm force winds across portions of eastern Virginia from early Saturday morning, August 27th into Sunday morning, August 28th.
Event Narrative Tropical storm force winds knocked down several trees and power lines, as well as caused some significant property damage. In addition, heavy rains contributed to significant crop damage. The highest sustained wind of 33 knots (38 mph) with a peak gust of 50 knots (58 mph) was recorded at Lewisetta. Coastal storm tides of 2 to 3 feet above astronomical tide levels were common. The tide level at Lewisetta reached 3.39 feet MLLW. Storm total rainfall generally ranged from six to eleven inches.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 1 2.692M 7.724M
ACCOMACK (ZONE) ACCOMACK (ZONE) VA 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Tropical Storm 0 0 1.200M 2.400M
NORTHAMPTON (ZONE) NORTHAMPTON (ZONE) VA 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Tropical Storm 0 0 125.00K 500.00K
WESTMORELAND (ZONE) WESTMORELAND (ZONE) VA 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Tropical Storm 0 0 500.00K 500.00K
LANCASTER (ZONE) LANCASTER (ZONE) VA 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Tropical Storm 0 0 42.00K 503.00K
GLOUCESTER (ZONE) GLOUCESTER (ZONE) VA 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Tropical Storm 0 1 500.00K 1.400M
MIDDLESEX (ZONE) MIDDLESEX (ZONE) VA 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Tropical Storm 0 0 100.00K 1.100M
MATHEWS (ZONE) MATHEWS (ZONE) VA 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Tropical Storm 0 0 100.00K 321.00K
NORTHUMBERLAND (ZONE) NORTHUMBERLAND (ZONE) VA 08/27/2011 04:00 EST-5 Tropical Storm 0 0 125.00K 1.000M
Totals: 0 1 2.692M 7.724M