Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 0.88 in.
State ALABAMA
County/Area MARSHALL
WFO HUN
Begin Date 03/28/2009 18:12:00 CST-6
Begin Range 3
Begin Azimuth SSW
Begin Location GUNTERSVILLE MUNI AR
Begin Lat/Lon 34.36/-86.29
End Date 03/28/2009 18:14:00 CST-6
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 Low-topped supercell thunderstorms developed along a powerful cold front during the late afternoon of the 28th across the eastern half of north Alabama. The storms evolved into a quasi-linear convective system (QLCS) with embedded mesocyclones, one of which became tornadic. There were also a few reports of large hail and damaging winds.
Event Narrative Nickel-sized hail was reported south of Guntersville and in Guntersville at the intersection of Highway 227 and Blunt Avenue.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 41.00K 0.00K
HAZEL GREEN MADISON CO. AL 03/28/2009 17:39 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHASE MADISON CO. AL 03/28/2009 17:50 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUNTSVILLE MADISON CO. AL 03/28/2009 17:53 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
NEW MARKET MADISON CO. AL 03/28/2009 17:55 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GUNTERSVILLE MUNI AR MARSHALL CO. AL 03/28/2009 18:10 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GUNTERSVILLE MUNI AR MARSHALL CO. AL 03/28/2009 18:12 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOUNTAINVIEW MARSHALL CO. AL 03/28/2009 18:12 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LITTLE NEW YORK MARSHALL CO. AL 03/28/2009 18:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PISGAH JACKSON CO. AL 03/28/2009 19:11 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
ALLEN DEKALB CO. AL 03/28/2009 19:16 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 41.00K 0.00K