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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State ALABAMA
County/Area WASHINGTON
WFO MOB
Begin Date 09/01/2008 15:30:00 CST-6
Begin Range 3
Begin Azimuth SW
Begin Location ESCATAWPA
Begin Lat/Lon 31.25/-88.44
End Date 09/01/2008 22:00:00 CST-6
End Range 5
End Azimuth SSW
End Location COPELAND CO
End Lat/Lon 31.5/-88.45
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 4.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Gustav brought heavy rains to the area and caused many roads to flood and they had to be closed for several hours due to high water.
Event Narrative Heavy rains from Gustav brought flooding to generally the southwest part of Washington county. The heavy rains began around mid day and lasted into the evening. Rainfall estimates of 6-8 inches were widespread across the southwest part of the county. Many streets had standing water in them and had to be closed for several hours due to high water.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 259.00K 0.00K
ESCATAWPA WASHINGTON CO. AL 09/01/2008 15:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
PIERCIE MOBILE CO. AL 09/01/2008 15:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
MONTROSE BALDWIN CO. AL 09/01/2008 15:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 259.00K 0.00K