Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 1.00 in.
State VIRGINIA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO RNK
Report Source Public
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-05-11 13:10:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 7ENE BURNT CHIMNEY
Begin Lat/Lon 37.13/-79.7
End Date 2008-05-11 13:20:00.0 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 closed upper low moved across the Ohio Valley, and a strong jet stream was in place to trigger severe thunderstorms across portions of southwest Virginia, during the afternoon of May 11th. These storms brought hail up to the size of quarters, wind damage, and lightning damage.
Event Narrative


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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 21.00K 0.00K
VOLNEY GRAYSON CO. VA 05/11/2008 11:43 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
LURION GILES CO. VA 05/11/2008 12:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
MOUNTAIN VIEW PULASKI CO. VA 05/11/2008 12:35 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
NARROWS GILES CO. VA 05/11/2008 12:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
BLACKSBURG MONTGOMERY CO. VA 05/11/2008 12:45 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BRADSHAW ROANOKE CO. VA 05/11/2008 13:04 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BURNT CHIMNEY FRANKLIN CO. VA 05/11/2008 13:10 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BASSETT HENRY CO. VA 05/11/2008 13:15 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EVINGTON CAMPBELL CO. VA 05/11/2008 13:48 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLACKSBURG VPI ARPT MONTGOMERY CO. VA 05/11/2008 13:53 EST-5 Lightning 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
HURT PITTSYLVANIA CO. VA 05/11/2008 13:57 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEW CANTON BUCKINGHAM CO. VA 05/11/2008 14:45 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTH BOSTON HALIFAX CO. VA 05/11/2008 15:10 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
GLEN LYN GILES CO. VA 05/11/2008 16:56 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
SHUMATE GILES CO. VA 05/11/2008 16:56 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
HOGES CHAPEL GILES CO. VA 05/11/2008 17:09 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 21.00K 0.00K