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SEVERE WEATHER JUNE 5, 2014

 

Summary

Thunderstorms developed in the mid afternoon hours of Thursday June 5, 2014 and quickly became severe, producing numerous reports of wind damage and hail across eastern North Carolina. The thunderstorms continued into the late evening and produced rainfall amounts in excess of 2 inches. The thunderstorms moved into a very unstable and moist environment with Convective Available Potential Energy (CAPE) values between 2000 and 3000 j/kg and lifted indices as low as -8. Eleven Severe Thunderstorm Warnings were issued, along with numerous Special Weather Statements and Special Marine Warnings during the afternoon and evening of June 5. 

 

        

         Wind damage in Pitt County, NC, June 5, 2014                            Wind damage in Pitt County, NC, June 5, 2014

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
651 AM EDT FRI JUN 06 2014

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0211 PM     HAIL             WALSTONBURG             35.59N  77.70W
06/05/2014  E0.75 INCH       GREENE             NC   SOCIAL MEDIA    

            PUBLIC REPORTED DIME SIZE HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN. TIME 
            BASED ON RADAR. 

0215 PM     TSTM WND GST     4 NW FARMVILLE          35.64N  77.64W
06/05/2014  E70 MPH          PITT               NC   SPOTTER         

            SPOTTER REPORTED DIME-SIZE HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 
            70 MPH ALONG HOG MARKET RD. 

0215 PM     HAIL             4 NW FARMVILLE          35.64N  77.64W
06/05/2014  E0.75 INCH       PITT               NC   SPOTTER         

            SPOTTER REPORTED DIME-SIZE HAIL AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 
            70 MPH ALONG HOG MARKET RD. 

0215 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WALSTONBURG             35.59N  77.70W
06/05/2014                   GREENE             NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            TREES BLOWN DOWN NEAR WALSTONBURG. 

0222 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FARMVILLE               35.59N  77.59W
06/05/2014                   PITT               NC   SOCIAL MEDIA    

            LARGE PINE TREES SNAPPED NEAR HILLCREST DRIVE AND WEST 
            CHURCH STREET IN FARMVILLE. TIME BASED ON RADAR. 

0225 PM     HAIL             3 E FARMVILLE           35.59N  77.54W
06/05/2014  E1.00 INCH       PITT               NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

0227 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BELL ARTHUR             35.59N  77.51W
06/05/2014                   PITT               NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            DAMAGE TO GARAGE... HOMES... DOWNED TREES... POWER 
            LINES IN BELL ARTHUR. 

0230 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CRESWELL                35.87N  76.39W
06/05/2014                   WASHINGTON         NC   SOCIAL MEDIA    

            CANOPY FROM GAS STATION BLOWN INTO HIGHWAY. 

0250 PM     TSTM WND DMG     WINTERVILLE             35.53N  77.40W
06/05/2014                   PITT               NC   PUBLIC          

            LARGE TREE LIMB SNAPPED BY STRONG WINDS. 

0306 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 1 SSE HARGRAVES BENCH   36.14N  75.73W
06/05/2014  M45 MPH          MAINLAND DARE      NC   OTHER FEDERAL   

            NATIONAL OCEAN SERVICE TIDE GAUGE IN DUCK REPORTED A 39 
            KNOT MARINE THUNDERSTORM WIND GUST. 

0308 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CHOCOWINITY             35.51N  77.09W
06/05/2014                   BEAUFORT           NC   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            BEAUFORT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTED TREES DOWN 
            ON HWY 33 NEAR CHOCOWINITY. TIME BASED ON RADAR. 

0323 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BLOUNTS CREEK           35.36N  76.98W
06/05/2014                   BEAUFORT           NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            TREES DOWN NEAR BLOUNTS CREEK. 

0327 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 E COTTON PATCH LANDIN 35.40N  76.92W
06/05/2014                   BEAUFORT           NC   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            BEAUFORT COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTED TREES DOWN 
            ON CORE POINT ROAD. 

0342 PM     HAIL             NW LA GRANGE            35.31N  77.79W
06/05/2014  E1.25 INCH       LENOIR             NC   SPOTTER         

            DEPUTY IN LENOIR CO CALLED TO REPORT ONE AND A QUARTER 
            HAIL AND STRON WINDS IN LA GRANGE AREA 

0345 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND JENNETTES PIER          35.91N  75.59W
06/05/2014  M43 MPH          DARE               NC   WEATHER FLOW    

            WEATHERFLOW SENSOR ON JENNETTES PIER OBSERVED A 37 KNOT 
            MARINE THUNDERSTORM WIND GUST. 

0403 PM     TSTM WND DMG     BLOUNTS CREEK           35.36N  76.98W
06/05/2014                   BEAUFORT           NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            *** 1 INJ *** TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN BETWEEN 
            BLOUNTS CREEK AND COX CROSSROADS. ONE MINOR INJURY. 

0425 PM     HAIL             2 W BAYBORO             35.14N  76.80W
06/05/2014  E0.25 INCH       PAMLICO            NC   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            SPOTTER REPORTED PEA SIZE HAIL 

0425 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND OREGON INLET            35.80N  75.54W
06/05/2014  M39 MPH          DARE               NC   WEATHER FLOW    

            WEATHERFLOW SENSOR AT OREGON INLET REPORTED A GUST OF 
            34 KNOTS. 

0425 PM     HAIL             VANDEMERE               35.19N  76.66W
06/05/2014  M1.00 INCH       PAMLICO            NC   SOCIAL MEDIA    

            PUBLIC REPORTED QUARTER SIZED HAIL IN VANDEMERE. 

0425 PM     MARINE HAIL      1 SSE VANDEMERE         35.18N  76.66W
06/05/2014  M1.00 INCH       AMZ135             NC   SOCIAL MEDIA    

            PUBLIC REPORTED QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN VANDEMERE. TIME 
            BASED ON RADAR. 

0430 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 NE BAYBORO            35.14N  76.77W
06/05/2014                   PAMLICO            NC   SPOTTER         

            SPOTTER 12-46A REPORTED TREES DOWN NEAR BAYBORO... ALSO 
            REPORTED TIDELAND ELECTRIC COMPANY REPORTED 300 PLUS 
            CUSTOMERS WITHOUT POWER 

0432 PM     HAIL             FLORENCE                35.14N  76.63W
06/05/2014  E0.50 INCH       PAMLICO            NC   SOCIAL MEDIA    

            PUBLIC REPORTED HALF INCH HAIL IN FLORENCE. TIME BASED 
            ON RADAR. 

0529 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 WSW RICHLANDS         34.88N  77.61W
06/05/2014                   ONSLOW             NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            TREE BLOWN DOWN ALONG CATHERINE LAKE ROAD. 

0537 PM     MARINE TSTM WIND 8 W CEDAR ISLAND        35.00N  76.47W
06/05/2014  M43 MPH          CARTERET           NC   ASOS            

            KNBT ASOS ON PINEY ISLAND REPORTED A 37 KNOT WIND GUST. 

0540 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CATHERINE LAKE          34.79N  77.56W
06/05/2014                   ONSLOW             NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            TREE DOWN IN CATHERINE LAKE. 

0553 PM     TSTM WND GST     CHERRY POINT            34.92N  76.88W
06/05/2014  M62 MPH          CRAVEN             NC   ASOS            

            KNKT ASOS REPORTED A 54 KNOT WIND GUST. 

0610 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 WSW ANGOLA            34.70N  77.67W
06/05/2014                   ONSLOW             NC   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            METAL ROOF DAMAGED... QUARTER SIZED HAIL. 

0625 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CAPE CARTERET           34.69N  77.06W
06/05/2014                   CARTERET           NC   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            POWER LINES DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF YAUPON DR AND 
            NEPTUNE DR. 

0629 PM     HAIL             CAPE CARTERET           34.69N  77.06W
06/05/2014  E1.00 INCH       CARTERET           NC   PUBLIC          

            REPORTED QUARTER-SIZE HAIL ALONG HWY 24.