Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Lightning
County/Area BURNETT
Begin Date 08/13/2007 20:20:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location GRANTSBURG
Begin Lat/Lon 45.78/-92.68
End Date 08/13/2007 20:20:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 4.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A warm front and unstable airmass produced severe thunderstorms with high winds and intense lightning across portions of northwest Wisconsin on August 13. Lightning struck a home in Grantsburg, causing electrical and structural damage.
Event Narrative Lightning struck a home, causing electrical damage. The lightning blew out the garage door opener, internet service, cable, telephone, router, two ethernet connections and tripped three circuits, according to the Burnett County Sentinel. The intense lightning storm also caused many small fires to break out in Burnett County, though most were under one acre in size and no property damage was reported.

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
GRANTSBURG BURNETT CO. WI 08/13/2007 20:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRANTSBURG BURNETT CO. WI 08/13/2007 20:20 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 4.00K 0.00K