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Event Details

Event Heavy Snow
State ALABAMA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO HUN
Report Source Official NWS Observations
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-03-01 02:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2009-03-01 07:00:00.0 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 Moisture and strong lift produced by a deepening low pressure system over Georgia moved west into northern Alabama after midnight on March 1st. With freezing or below freezing temperatures in place, widespread snowfall began after midnight on the 31st and continued through the afternoon hours on the 1st in some counties. Accumulations of between half an inch and 1 inch occurred across much of northern Alabama.
In addition, portions of Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, Limestone, and Cullman counties received heavy snowfall over two inches. The heaviest snowfall occurred in northwestern portions of Lauderdale county, where over 4 inches of snow fell.
Event Narrative One to two and a half inches of snowfall accumulated on grassy surfaces and in higher elevations in Franklin county. Southeastern portions of the county experienced the heaviest snowfall, where 2.2 inches fell.


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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 0.00K 0.00K
LAUDERDALE (ZONE) LAUDERDALE (ZONE) AL 03/01/2009 02:00 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LIMESTONE (ZONE) LIMESTONE (ZONE) AL 03/01/2009 02:00 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLBERT (ZONE) COLBERT (ZONE) AL 03/01/2009 02:00 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) AL 03/01/2009 02:00 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CULLMAN (ZONE) CULLMAN (ZONE) AL 03/01/2009 02:20 CST-6 Heavy Snow 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORGAN (ZONE) MORGAN (ZONE) AL 03/01/2009 06:52 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARSHALL (ZONE) MARSHALL (ZONE) AL 03/01/2009 06:53 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MADISON (ZONE) MADISON (ZONE) AL 03/01/2009 06:53 CST-6 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K