Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area ST. CHARLES
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-01-03 21:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N AMA
Begin Lat/Lon 29.95/-90.3
End Date 2009-01-03 23:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 0N NEW SARPY
End Lat/Lon 29.9523/-90.3701
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 Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms developed over southeast Louisiana in a moist and unstable atmosphere as a strong upper level storm system affected the lower Mississippi Valley.
Event Narrative Heavy rainfall of 6 to 8 inches in a little over two hours resulted in widespread street flooding in the Ama, Hahnville, Destrehan, St. Rose and New Sarpy areas. A dozen homes received minor flooding.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
BATON ROUGE EAST BATON ROUGE PAR. LA 01/03/2009 11:08 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
THIBODAUX LAFOURCHE PAR. LA 01/03/2009 19:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
AMA ST. CHARLES PAR. LA 01/03/2009 21:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 8.00K 0.00K