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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Tropical System
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area LEE
WFO RAH
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-09-06 06:15:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 2NW SANFORD
Begin Lat/Lon 35.5/-79.21
End Date 2008-09-06 08:15:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1NW SANFORD
End Lat/Lon 35.49/-79.19
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 During the early morning hours Tropical Storm Hanna made landfall near Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The tropical storm tracked north into Central North Carolina from daybreak through noon tracking along Interstate 95. Peak wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph were recorded over the coastal plain and eastern piedmont. four to seven inches of rain which fell over the eastern piedmont resulted in flash flooding over large areas including the Triangle.
Event Narrative The intersection of Spring Lane and Wilkins Drive was flooded along with several other roads in and around the Sanford area.


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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 2.520M 0.00K
MILLBROOK WAKE CO. NC 09/06/2008 00:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
EAST FAYETTEVILLE CUMBERLAND CO. NC 09/06/2008 01:34 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RAEFORD HOKE CO. NC 09/06/2008 02:50 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
ORANGE FACTORY DURHAM CO. NC 09/06/2008 03:45 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OAK GROVE DURHAM CO. NC 09/06/2008 03:55 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTHERN PINES MOORE CO. NC 09/06/2008 04:49 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SWEPSONVILLE ALAMANCE CO. NC 09/06/2008 05:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SCOTLAND (ZONE) SCOTLAND (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 06:00 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
SAMPSON (ZONE) SAMPSON (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 06:00 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
WAYNE (ZONE) WAYNE (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 06:00 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
SANFORD LEE CO. NC 09/06/2008 06:15 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ADAMSVILLE WAYNE CO. NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LILLINGTON HARNETT CO. NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MANLY MOORE CO. NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
CHATHAM (ZONE) CHATHAM (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. MG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
HARNETT (ZONE) HARNETT (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
CUMBERLAND (ZONE) CUMBERLAND (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
WAKE (ZONE) WAKE (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
JOHNSTON (ZONE) JOHNSTON (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
DURHAM (ZONE) DURHAM (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
ORANGE (ZONE) ORANGE (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 07:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
BLACKWOOD ORANGE CO. NC 09/06/2008 07:50 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
NASH (ZONE) NASH (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 08:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
EDGECOMBE (ZONE) EDGECOMBE (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 08:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
WILSON (ZONE) WILSON (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 08:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 35 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
JUST XRDS ALAMANCE CO. NC 09/06/2008 09:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 500.00K 0.00K
LONGS STORE PERSON CO. NC 09/06/2008 09:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
HALIFAX (ZONE) HALIFAX (ZONE) NC 09/06/2008 09:00 EST-5 Strong Wind 30 kts. MG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 2.520M 0.00K