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Event Details

Event Lightning
County/Area COLLIN
Report Source NWS Employee
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-07-31 14:45:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 10SW MCKINNEY
Begin Lat/Lon 33.0978/-96.7421
End Date 2007-07-31 14:45:00.0 CST-6
End Location 10SW MCKINNEY
End Lat/Lon 33.0978/-96.7421
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 7.30K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Weak upper level energy interacted with old outflow boundaries and rich tropical moisture. Lightning was prolific and caused numerous fires.
Event Narrative Lightning struck and caused significant electrical damage to an SUV travelling on Highway 380, one mile east of Highway 289. Post analysis found that the lightning bolt entered the vehicle through the radio antenna, caused scorching of the paint under the antenna, and exited through the ABS speed sensors located on the wheel drums. Significant damage occurred to the vehicle's electronic computer systems, wiring harness and window motors. Damage to the vehicle was reported at $7,347.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 547.30K 0.00K
AMHERST LAMAR CO. TX 07/30/2007 05:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
BONHAM FANNIN CO. TX 07/30/2007 18:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
SANGER DENTON CO. TX 07/30/2007 19:20 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PARIS LAMAR CO. TX 07/31/2007 07:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BONHAM FANNIN CO. TX 07/31/2007 08:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCKINNEY COLLIN CO. TX 07/31/2007 14:45 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 7.30K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 547.30K 0.00K