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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 60 kts.
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area CASWELL
WFO RNK
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-06-29 21:20:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 2NW PELHAM
Begin Lat/Lon 36.52/-79.49
End Date 2012-06-29 21:40:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1E PROSPECT HILL
End Lat/Lon 36.25/-79.18
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 150.00K
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 several 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. Northwest North Carolina was on the southern periphery of this Derecho.
Event Narrative Thunderstorm wind down around 100 trees across the county along with many power lines down due to falling trees. In Yanceyville, trees fell on two vehicles. Damage values are estimated.


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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 1.002M 0.00K
LOW GAP SURRY CO. NC 06/29/2012 20:43 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
COLLINSTOWN STOKES CO. NC 06/29/2012 20:47 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
PINEY CREEK ALLEGHANY CO. NC 06/29/2012 20:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.50K 0.00K
JOYNES WILKES CO. NC 06/29/2012 21:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
PRICE ROCKINGHAM CO. NC 06/29/2012 21:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
PELHAM CASWELL CO. NC 06/29/2012 21:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 1.002M 0.00K