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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 39 kts.
State GEORGIA
County/Area MERIWETHER
WFO FFC
Report Source County Official
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-07-29 17:30:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 0N ALVATON
Begin Lat/Lon 33.17/-84.58
End Date 2008-07-29 17:35:00.0 EST-5
End Location 0N WOOSTER
End Lat/Lon 33.13/-84.63
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 1.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A weak stationary front remained draped across north Georgia with a warm, humid air mass firmly entrenched across the region south of the front as a large Bermuda high remained in place off the southeast United States coast. Meanwhile, a weak upper trough was moving from the Midwest toward the lower Ohio valley. Embedded within this trough were the remnants of Hurricane Dolly which had tracked from the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas the Friday before, northwest into the Texas Panhandle, and then eastward across northern Oklahoma by this point in time. The remnants of Dolly were being steered by a large subtropical upper ridge centered over North Texas. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms developed during the afternoon and evening, several of which became severe producing damaging downburst winds and hail.
Event Narrative The Meriwether County 911 Center reported that four trees were down between Alvaton and Wooster involving Strickland, Alvaton, and Rocky Mountain Roads.


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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 0 276.00K 0.00K
FAYETTEVILLE FAYETTE CO. GA 07/28/2008 17:25 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LA FAYETTE WALKER CO. GA 07/29/2008 12:26 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
CUMMING FORSYTH CO. GA 07/29/2008 16:10 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 37 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
CARROLLTON CARROLL CO. GA 07/29/2008 16:35 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BUFORD GWINNETT CO. GA 07/29/2008 16:45 EST-5 Lightning 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
ALVATON MERIWETHER CO. GA 07/29/2008 17:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
COMMERCE JACKSON CO. GA 07/29/2008 18:10 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BANKS CROSSING BANKS CO. GA 07/29/2008 18:18 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOVILLA BUTTS CO. GA 07/29/2008 19:20 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 276.00K 0.00K