Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
County/Area FORREST
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-08-12 15:10:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1ESE PETAL
Begin Lat/Lon 31.34/-89.25
End Date 2008-08-12 15:10:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2ENE PETAL
End Lat/Lon 31.3648/-89.2416
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 12.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An abnormal mid August weather pattern brought a large area of rain and thunderstorms to a large portion of the region. This activity brought locally heavy rain and some flash flooding to some areas along with a few isolated severe thunderstorms during the afternoon hours. Most of the region received 2 to 4 inches with a few locations a bit higher with 4 to 6 inches.
Event Narrative A few power lines were blown down around Petal as a couple trees and many large limbs were blown down on the lines.


Event Map:

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 291.00K 800.00K
MAYERSVILLE ISSAQUENA CO. MS 08/12/2008 04:40 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 65.00K 500.00K
YAZOO JCTN YAZOO CO. MS 08/12/2008 07:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 150.00K 300.00K
UNION CHURCH JEFFERSON CO. MS 08/12/2008 12:14 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
HAZLEHURST COPIAH CO. MS 08/12/2008 12:25 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
BOURNHAM LAWRENCE CO. MS 08/12/2008 13:58 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
COLUMBIA MARION ARPT MARION CO. MS 08/12/2008 14:18 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(PIB)PINE BELT RGNL JONES CO. MS 08/12/2008 14:58 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
PETAL FORREST CO. MS 08/12/2008 15:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 12.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 291.00K 800.00K