Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-08-17 17:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1W HOUMA
Begin Lat/Lon 29.6/-90.74
End Date 2008-08-17 19:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2E HOUMA
End Lat/Lon 29.6/-90.69
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 Scattered strong thunderstorms developed in a moist and unstable atmosphere.
Event Narrative A thunderstorm produced heavy rainfall of two to three inches in a short period of time resulting in widespread street flooding in areas of Houma. In addition, a number of homes experienced minor flooding, primarily in the Broadmoor subdivision.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
HOUMA TERREBONNE PAR. LA 08/17/2008 17:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOUMA TERREBONNE PAR. LA 08/17/2008 17:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 15.00K 0.00K