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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 60 kts.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area PATRICK
WFO RNK
Begin Date 06/29/2012 20:32:00 EST-5
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth SE
Begin Location BUFFALO RIDGE
Begin Lat/Lon 36.73/-80.24
End Date 06/29/2012 20:50:00 EST-5
End Range 4
End Azimuth SW
End Location PENNS STORE
End Lat/Lon 36.55/-80.12
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 400.00K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative A derecho of historic proportion rolled through the region and caused widespread, significant damage. Numerous power outages occurred. Some customers were without power for 12 days which coincided with a prolonged period of excessive heat. The derecho had its origin around Chicago, Illinois around 1:00 pm EST. By 7:00 pm EST the derecho had reached southeast West Virginia. Only two hours later, it was pushing through Southside Virginia. By midnight EST it had reached the Atlantic coast.
Event Narrative Thunderstorm winds blew hundreds of trees down across the county. Many of these trees brought down power lines as they fell. One tree fell on a house in Patrick Springs. Another tree fell on a cabin. Damage values are estimated.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 9 18.251M 341.70K
COVINGTON COVINGTON (C) CO. VA 06/29/2012 17:35 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
FALLING SPG ALLEGHANY CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:26 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
MOUNTAIN GROVE BATH CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:26 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 320.00K 0.00K
POCAHONTAS TAZEWELL CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:34 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
PAINT BANK CRAIG CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:37 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 436.00K 341.70K
BLUFF CITY GILES CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
GLEN WILTON BOTETOURT CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:42 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 8 600.00K 0.00K
MOUNTAIN VIEW MONTGOMERY CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 1.000M 0.00K
MT OLIVET PULASKI CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 450.00K 0.00K
CATAWBA ROANOKE CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:56 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 600.00K 0.00K
GOSHEN ROCKBRIDGE CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:57 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 750.00K 0.00K
LEXINGTON LEXINGTON (C) CO. VA 06/29/2012 19:58 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
KENT WYTHE CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
CHATHAM HILL SMYTH CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
SALEM (C) SALEM (C) CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
MONTVALE BEDFORD CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:05 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 57 kts. EG 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
(ROA)WOODRUM FLD ROA ROANOKE (C) CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:05 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. MG 0 0 750.00K 0.00K
ORONOCO AMHERST CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:09 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
SOWERS FLOYD CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:10 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 66 kts. MG 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
NAFF FRANKLIN CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:13 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 1 0 750.00K 0.00K
BEDFORD BEDFORD (C) CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
SHORTS CREEK CARROLL CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
LYNCHBURG ARPT CAMPBELL CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:25 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
BLUE RIDGE FARMS LYNCHBURG (C) CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:26 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 7.120M 0.00K
BUFFALO RIDGE PATRICK CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:32 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 400.00K 0.00K
PHILPOTT HENRY CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:36 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 350.00K 0.00K
CALLANDS PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 125.00K 0.00K
MARTINSVILLE MARTINSVILLE (C) CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
WINGINA BUCKINGHAM CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:43 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 300.00K 0.00K
DANVILLE DANVILLE (C) CO. VA 06/29/2012 20:56 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 1 50.00K 0.00K
ASPEN CHARLOTTE CO. VA 06/29/2012 21:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
STOVALL HALIFAX CO. VA 06/29/2012 21:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 125.00K 0.00K
SPOUT SPG APPOMATTOX CO. VA 06/29/2012 21:37 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 9 18.251M 341.70K