Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 0.75 in.
County/Area FORREST
Begin Date 01/03/2009 12:30:00 CST-6
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth WSW
Begin Location RAWLS SPGS
Begin Lat/Lon 31.36/-89.44
End Date 01/03/2009 12:42:00 CST-6
End Range 2
End Azimuth SW
End Location MAYBANK
End Lat/Lon 31.4/-89.4
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 A round of severe thunderstorms developed during the afternoon of January 3rd as a upper level disturbance moved east across the northern Gulf of Mexico. This feature combined with increasing instability and helped produce scattered thunderstorms which produced penny to nickel sized hail. Additionally, on storm produced a EF1 tornado which was the first tornado in the United States for 2009.
Event Narrative

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
TATUMS CAMPS LAMAR CO. MS 01/03/2009 12:00 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RAWLS SPGS FORREST CO. MS 01/03/2009 12:30 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SEMINARY COVINGTON CO. MS 01/03/2009 12:51 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STRINGER JASPER CO. MS 01/03/2009 13:11 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SUMMERLAND SMITH CO. MS 01/03/2009 13:13 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
MIZE SMITH CO. MS 01/03/2009 13:24 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GILL LEAKE CO. MS 01/03/2009 14:29 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 40.00K 0.00K