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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Tropical System
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area LEE
WFO RAH
Begin Date 08/27/2008 19:15:00 EST-5
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location SANFORD
Begin Lat/Lon 35.48/-79.18
End Date 08/27/2008 20:15:00 EST-5
End Range 1
End Azimuth W
End Location SANFORD
End Lat/Lon 35.48/-79.2
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 The remnants of Hurricane Fay which made landfall along the Louisiana coast moved northeast across central North Carolina producing several weak tornadoes along with significant flash flooding.
Event Narrative Numerous roads were closed due to flooding in the Sanford area including portions of Highway 1 and Highway 15/501.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 452.00K 120.00K
THOMASVILLE DAVIDSON CO. NC 08/27/2008 04:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ASHEBORO WEST RANDOLPH CO. NC 08/27/2008 05:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(GSO)GREENSBORO RGNL GUILFORD CO. NC 08/27/2008 08:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
BETHANIA FORSYTH CO. NC 08/27/2008 10:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SALEM RANDOLPH CO. NC 08/27/2008 11:30 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
MC CULLEN SAMPSON CO. NC 08/27/2008 11:47 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALTAMAHAW ALAMANCE CO. NC 08/27/2008 12:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CEDAR FALLS RANDOLPH CO. NC 08/27/2008 12:36 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ARCHER JOHNSTON CO. NC 08/27/2008 12:44 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STOTTS XRDS WILSON CO. NC 08/27/2008 12:50 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 20.00K
GREENSBORO MAY ARPT GUILFORD CO. NC 08/27/2008 13:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
RANDLEMAN RANDOLPH CO. NC 08/27/2008 13:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELON COLLEGE ALAMANCE CO. NC 08/27/2008 14:15 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CRUTCHFIELD XRDS CHATHAM CO. NC 08/27/2008 15:08 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
SILER CITY CHATHAM CO. NC 08/27/2008 15:37 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MILLBORO RANDOLPH CO. NC 08/27/2008 16:55 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SANFORD LEE CO. NC 08/27/2008 19:15 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BAHAMA DURHAM CO. NC 08/27/2008 20:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
MONTROSE HOKE CO. NC 08/27/2008 21:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BUTNER GRANVILLE CO. NC 08/27/2008 22:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FREMONT WAYNE CO. NC 08/27/2008 23:57 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 100.00K 100.00K
CARIO WAKE CO. NC 08/28/2008 00:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLACK CREEK WILSON CO. NC 08/28/2008 00:01 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
DENNYS STORE PERSON CO. NC 08/28/2008 01:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 452.00K 120.00K