Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 36 kts.
State TEXAS
County/Area CROSBY
WFO LUB
Report Source Mesonet
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-04-01 08:55:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-04-01 15:30:00.0 CST-6
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 potent storm system propagated eastward over the Southern Plains of the U.S. on the 10th and resulted in a widespread high wind and blowing dust event over much of the west Texas South Plains. Sustained wind speeds of 40 mph were common with gusts up to 72 mph recorded per the Texas Tech University West Texas Mesonet and the KVII-TV Schoolnet. These winds caused widespread tree and utility line damage. Structures sustained roof damage in Muleshoe (Bailey County), three semi-trucks were blown off of Interstate 27 near Abernathy (Hale County), and another truck was blown over on Texas Highway 214 just south of Friona (Parmer County). Both the driver of the damaged truck in Parmer County and one truck driver in Hale County were transported to local hospitals for treatment of minor injuries.
Measured severe wind gusts observed across the South Plains included: 72 mph at Lazbuddie (Parmer County), 71 mph at Friona (Parmer County), 68 mph at Hart (Castro County), 67 mph at Tulia (Swisher County), 65 mph at Anton (Hockley County), 65 mph at Dimmitt (Castro County), 65 mph at Silverton (Briscoe County), 64 mph Amherst (Lamb County), 64 mph at Muleshoe (Bailey County), 63 mph at Plainview (Hale County), 62 mph at Turkey (Hall County), 60 mph at Abernathy (Hale County), 60 mph at Childress (Childress County), 60 mph at Floydada (Floyd County), and 58 mph at Olton (Lamb County).
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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 3 135.00K 0.00K
HALE (ZONE) HALE (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 55 kts. MG 0 1 75.00K 0.00K
BRISCOE (ZONE) BRISCOE (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LUBBOCK (ZONE) LUBBOCK (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. MS 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHILDRESS (ZONE) CHILDRESS (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SWISHER (ZONE) SWISHER (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 58 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COCHRAN (ZONE) COCHRAN (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 53 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HALL (ZONE) HALL (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PARMER (ZONE) PARMER (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 63 kts. MG 0 1 20.00K 0.00K
HOCKLEY (ZONE) HOCKLEY (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAMB (ZONE) LAMB (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CASTRO (ZONE) CASTRO (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 59 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOYD (ZONE) FLOYD (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YOAKUM (ZONE) YOAKUM (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 35 kts. MS 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BAILEY (ZONE) BAILEY (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 56 kts. MG 0 1 40.00K 0.00K
CROSBY (ZONE) CROSBY (ZONE) TX 04/01/2008 08:55 CST-6 High Wind 36 kts. MS 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 3 135.00K 0.00K