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Event Details

Event Strong Wind
Magnitude 43 kts.
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area LEE
WFO RAH
Begin Date 02/10/2008 12:00:00 EST-5
End Date 02/10/2008 18:00:00 EST-5
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 During the afternoon of Sunday February 10, 2008 gusty winds of 45 to 55 mph combined with dry conditions resulting in over 300 wildfires burning over nine thousands acres in Central North Carolina. Nearly all counties in the area experienced minor widespread wind damage from falling trees which resulted in widespread power outages, blocked roads and damaged some vehicles.
Event Narrative Wind gusts in excess of 50 mph was observed throughout the county with many locations experiencing wind gusts in excess of 55 mph. Area electric utility companies reported widespread power outages from downed trees and limbs on power lines. The downed trees also resulted in numerous reports of damage to homes, and closed some local roads and interstates.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 540.00K 0.00K
EDGECOMBE (ZONE) EDGECOMBE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
GRANVILLE (ZONE) GRANVILLE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MOORE (ZONE) MOORE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
LEE (ZONE) LEE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
RICHMOND (ZONE) RICHMOND (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
NASH (ZONE) NASH (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
GUILFORD (ZONE) GUILFORD (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
HOKE (ZONE) HOKE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
HARNETT (ZONE) HARNETT (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
HALIFAX (ZONE) HALIFAX (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
DAVIDSON (ZONE) DAVIDSON (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
DURHAM (ZONE) DURHAM (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 41 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
FORSYTH (ZONE) FORSYTH (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
WARREN (ZONE) WARREN (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
WAKE (ZONE) WAKE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
WAYNE (ZONE) WAYNE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
VANCE (ZONE) VANCE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ALAMANCE (ZONE) ALAMANCE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ANSON (ZONE) ANSON (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
CHATHAM (ZONE) CHATHAM (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 48 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PERSON (ZONE) PERSON (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ORANGE (ZONE) ORANGE (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
STANLY (ZONE) STANLY (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 30 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SCOTLAND (ZONE) SCOTLAND (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SAMPSON (ZONE) SAMPSON (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 30 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
JOHNSTON (ZONE) JOHNSTON (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MONTGOMERY (ZONE) MONTGOMERY (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
CUMBERLAND (ZONE) CUMBERLAND (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
WILSON (ZONE) WILSON (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
RANDOLPH (ZONE) RANDOLPH (ZONE) NC 02/10/2008 12:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 540.00K 0.00K