Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 1.25 in.
State MAINE
County/Area SOMERSET
WFO GYX
Report Source Public
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-08-02 19:30:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 6N ATHENS
Begin Lat/Lon 45.01/-69.67
End Date 2012-08-02 19:33:00.0 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A weak upper level trough crossing the region was the trigger for isolated thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening of August 2nd. Although shear was weak across the region, dew points in the upper 60s to near 70 produced capes around 2000 j/kg during the afternoon and evening hours. One isolated storm produced large hail in Somerset County.
Event Narrative A severe thunderstorm produced 1.25 inch hail 6 miles north of Athens.


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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 0.00K 0.00K
ATHENS SOMERSET CO. ME 08/02/2012 19:30 EST-5 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K