Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO RNK
Begin Date 07/27/2012 15:07:00 EST-5
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth E
Begin Location BURNT CHIMNEY
Begin Lat/Lon 37.1/-79.81
End Date 07/27/2012 15:07:00 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.30K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Convection developed along weak surface trough and an outflow boundary associated with earlier thunderstorms. With mixed layer instability from 1000-2000 J/kg, strong mid-level wind fields and steep lapse rates, clusters of thunderstorms formed and moved across much of the area producing damaging wind gusts.
Event Narrative A highway sign was blown down at Route 122 and 116.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 51.50K 0.00K
STOWERSVILLE BLAND CO. VA 07/27/2012 13:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HICKSVILLE BLAND CO. VA 07/27/2012 13:24 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
EFFNA BLAND CO. VA 07/27/2012 13:35 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
MECHANICSBURG BLAND CO. VA 07/27/2012 13:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
CHATHAM PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 07/27/2012 14:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
MEDLEY ROANOKE CO. VA 07/27/2012 14:33 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.50K 0.00K
MEDLEY ROANOKE CO. VA 07/27/2012 14:33 EST-5 Lightning 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
TROUTVILLE BOTETOURT CO. VA 07/27/2012 14:37 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
ROANOKE ROANOKE (C) CO. VA 07/27/2012 14:37 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
SOUTH BOSTON HALIFAX CO. VA 07/27/2012 14:54 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.90K 0.00K
ACORN HALIFAX CO. VA 07/27/2012 14:58 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
BURNT CHIMNEY FRANKLIN CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:07 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
HARDYS FORD FRANKLIN CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:09 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.60K 0.00K
SAXE CHARLOTTE CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.50K 0.00K
HARDYS FORD FRANKLIN CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:16 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
ONTARIO CHARLOTTE CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:28 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.90K 0.00K
PENHOOK FRANKLIN CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:32 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
BOONSBORO BEDFORD CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:41 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.60K 0.00K
LYNCHBURG LYNCHBURG (C) CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:46 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
ORONOCO AMHERST CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.60K 0.00K
AMHERST AMHERST CO. VA 07/27/2012 15:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
AMHERST AMHERST CO. VA 07/27/2012 16:05 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
RIVERVILLE AMHERST CO. VA 07/27/2012 16:12 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 51.50K 0.00K