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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 55 kts.
State WEST VIRGINIA
County/Area MONROE
WFO RNK
Begin Date 07/27/2012 13:41:00 EST-5
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth NW
Begin Location UNION
Begin Lat/Lon 37.59/-80.54
End Date 07/27/2012 13:41:00 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 3.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Convection developed along weak surface trough and outflow boundary associated with earlier thunderstorms. With mixed layer instability approaching 2000 J/kg, strong mid-level wind fields and steep lapse rates, clusters of thunderstorms formed moved across much of the area producing damaging wind gusts and some hail.
Event Narrative Numerous trees were toppled by thunderstorm winds throughout Union and vicinity.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 6.30K 0.00K
CAMP CREEK MERCER CO. WV 07/27/2012 12:47 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BARGERS SPGS SUMMERS CO. WV 07/27/2012 13:17 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
UNION MONROE CO. WV 07/27/2012 13:41 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
UNION MONROE CO. WV 07/27/2012 13:41 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.30K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 6.30K 0.00K