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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State ILLINOIS
County/Area JO DAVIESS
WFO DVN
Begin Date 07/10/2008 19:14:00 CST-6
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth WNW
Begin Location GALENA
Begin Lat/Lon 42.43/-90.45
End Date 07/10/2008 21:00:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth NE
End Location GALENA
End Lat/Lon 42.43/-90.4
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 Warm and humid conditions prevailed over the northwest Illinois July 10, as a warm front surged northward into Minnesota and Wisconsin. Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms were common across areas northeast of a line from Princeton, Illinois to Waterloo, Iowa, some of which were severe. Torrential rains, hail up to the size of a quarter, and wind gusts over 60 mph were observed with some of the severe thunderstorms.
Event Narrative Heavy rains measuring 1.00 inches in just 15 minutes resulted in flash flooding in Galena, IL during the evening of July 10.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
LA MOILLE BUREAU CO. IL 07/10/2008 14:32 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WYANET BUREAU CO. IL 07/10/2008 15:36 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
OSCO HENRY CO. IL 07/10/2008 15:40 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TISKILWA BUREAU CO. IL 07/10/2008 17:42 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TISKILWA BUREAU CO. IL 07/10/2008 17:50 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GOOSE LAKE PUTNAM CO. IL 07/10/2008 17:57 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MAGNOLIA PUTNAM CO. IL 07/10/2008 18:10 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GALENA JO DAVIESS CO. IL 07/10/2008 19:14 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLETA WHITESIDE CO. IL 07/10/2008 19:39 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STERLING ARPT WHITESIDE CO. IL 07/10/2008 20:00 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WALNUT BUREAU CO. IL 07/10/2008 20:17 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WALNUT BUREAU CO. IL 07/10/2008 20:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WALNUT BUREAU CO. IL 07/10/2008 20:28 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 25.00K 0.00K