Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area LEE
WFO RAH
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-08-08 16:21:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 0W SANFORD
Begin Lat/Lon 35.48/-79.19
End Date 2012-08-08 16:31:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1E SANFORD
End Lat/Lon 35.48/-79.17
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 Strong surface heating in advance of the passage of an upper level disturbance resulted in moderate destabilization across central North Carolina on the afternoon of the 8th. Storms developed quickly along the leading edge of lift associated with this upper level feature with three cluster of severe storms producing scattering wind damage across the area.
Event Narrative Several trees and power-lines were blown down in the city limits, resulting in approximately 3,000 customers without power. Vehicles were damaged when a large tree fell at the 100 block of Carbonton Road. Monetary damages were 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 9.25K 0.00K
GBSNVLL MC LEAN ARPT GUILFORD CO. NC 08/08/2012 14:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELON COLLEGE ALAMANCE CO. NC 08/08/2012 14:38 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PISGAH RANDOLPH CO. NC 08/08/2012 15:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTH HENDERSON VANCE CO. NC 08/08/2012 15:40 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WILLIAMSBORO VANCE CO. NC 08/08/2012 15:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.75K 0.00K
MIDDLEBURG VANCE CO. NC 08/08/2012 16:10 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SANFORD LEE CO. NC 08/08/2012 16:21 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PALMERVILLE STANLY CO. NC 08/08/2012 16:29 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
INGLESIDE FRANKLIN CO. NC 08/08/2012 16:46 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
ALBEMARLE ARPT STANLY CO. NC 08/08/2012 16:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.75K 0.00K
BAYLEAF WAKE CO. NC 08/08/2012 17:59 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.75K 0.00K
FLOWERS JOHNSTON CO. NC 08/08/2012 18:51 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 9.25K 0.00K