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Event Details

Event Lightning
State NORTH DAKOTA
County/Area CAVALIER
WFO FGF
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-05-23 12:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N LANGDON
Begin Lat/Lon 48.75/-98.37
End Date 2007-05-23 12:00:00.0 CST-6
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 By mid afternoon on the 21st, an area of surface low pressure was located in southwest North Dakota, with a warm front arching northeast toward Devils Lake (ND) and then southeast toward Detroit Lakes (MN). This front basically held in place through the early evening, and was marked by a strong thermal gradient. At 6 pm CST, Jamestown reported a temperature of 82 degrees, Devils Lake reported 75 degrees, and Minot reported 59 degrees.
Event Narrative Lightning struck the steeple of a church in Langdon, causing some shingle and brick damage.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PERTH TOWNER CO. ND 05/21/2007 20:10 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YORK BENSON CO. ND 05/21/2007 20:56 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DRAYTON PEMBINA CO. ND 05/21/2007 21:10 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLYDE CAVALIER CO. ND 05/21/2007 21:30 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CANDO TOWNER CO. ND 05/21/2007 21:40 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YORK BENSON CO. ND 05/21/2007 22:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST THOMAS PEMBINA CO. ND 05/22/2007 00:58 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LANGDON CAVALIER CO. ND 05/23/2007 12:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K