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Event Details

Event Lightning
State MINNESOTA
County/Area HOUSTON
WFO ARX
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-07-13 20:10:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0NE CALEDONIA
Begin Lat/Lon 43.63/-91.5
End Date 2012-07-13 20:10:00.0 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 Thunderstorms along a weak cold front moved across parts of southeast Minnesota during the evening hours of July 13th. The thunderstorms produced an estimated wind gust of 60 miles per hour in Hayfield (Dodge County) and lightning struck the Houston County Courthouse in Caledonia. The lightning strike knocked out phone services and damaged a control module.
Event Narrative Lightning struck the Houston County Courthouse and knocked out phone services, destroyed a control module for one of the ventilation units and a copy machine.


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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
HAYFIELD DODGE CO. MN 07/13/2012 19:24 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAYFIELD DODGE CO. MN 07/13/2012 19:24 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CALEDONIA HOUSTON CO. MN 07/13/2012 20:10 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K