Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area FLOYD
WFO RNK
Begin Date 02/25/2012 07:30:00 EST-5
End Date 02/25/2012 15:53:00 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.50K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A strong pressure gradient developed between a departing area of low pressure and an approaching high pressure system. West winds increased through the day with some gusts near 60 mph at mainly higher elevations. The winds brought trees down.
Event Narrative High winds blew down five trees. Four of the trees were blown down within two to five miles of Floyd. These include reports of a tree down along Epperly Mill Road, a tree down along Woods Gap Road, a tree down along Wills Ridge Road, and a tree down at the intersection of Thomas Farm Road and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Another tree was blown down near Pilot along Sowers Road. Damage values are estimated.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 47.50K 0.00K
SMYTH (ZONE) SMYTH (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 06:15 EST-5 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 5.50K 0.00K
MONTGOMERY (ZONE) MONTGOMERY (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 07:29 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.50K 0.00K
FLOYD (ZONE) FLOYD (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 07:30 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.50K 0.00K
GRAYSON (ZONE) GRAYSON (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 07:45 EST-5 High Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 08:00 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PULASKI (ZONE) PULASKI (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 12:00 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
WYTHE (ZONE) WYTHE (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 12:08 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
BOTETOURT (ZONE) BOTETOURT (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 12:29 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
HALIFAX (ZONE) HALIFAX (ZONE) VA 02/25/2012 14:31 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 47.50K 0.00K