Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State LOUISIANA
County/Area TERREBONNE
WFO LIX
Begin Date 03/27/2009 03:15:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location HOUMA
Begin Lat/Lon 29.6/-90.72
End Date 03/27/2009 08:15:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth SE
End Location GRAY
End Lat/Lon 29.69/-90.78
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 Several episodes of widespread severe weather and heavy rainfall occurred from March 26th through the 28th as a series of strong upper air disturbances impacted the central gulf region as a meandering and nearly stationary frontal boundary drifted back and forth across the area.
Event Narrative Widespread and severe flooding occurred in many areas of Terrebonne Parish. It was estimated that around 240 homes and businesses were flooded. Numerous roads around the parish were flooded.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 4.806M 0.00K
PAINCOURTVILLE ASSUMPTION PAR. LA 03/25/2009 22:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
LABADIEVILLE ASSUMPTION PAR. LA 03/25/2009 22:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
METAIRIE JEFFERSON PAR. LA 03/25/2009 22:50 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BRUSLY WEST BATON ROUGE PAR. LA 03/26/2009 00:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
BATON ROUGE EAST BATON ROUGE PAR. LA 03/26/2009 00:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 4.500M 0.00K
WATSON LIVINGSTON PAR. LA 03/26/2009 00:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
INDEPENDENCE TANGIPAHOA PAR. LA 03/26/2009 00:58 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 60.00K 0.00K
LORANGER TANGIPAHOA PAR. LA 03/26/2009 01:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.20K 0.00K
BOGALUSA WASHINGTON PAR. LA 03/26/2009 01:44 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SLIDELL ST. TAMMANY PAR. LA 03/26/2009 02:43 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.75K 0.00K
WEBER CITY ASCENSION PAR. LA 03/26/2009 22:12 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 120.00K 0.00K
KILLIAN LIVINGSTON PAR. LA 03/26/2009 22:28 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
HOUMA TERREBONNE PAR. LA 03/26/2009 23:14 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
VACHERIE ST. JAMES PAR. LA 03/26/2009 23:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
EDGARD ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PAR. LA 03/26/2009 23:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
DES ALLEMANDS ST. CHARLES PAR. LA 03/26/2009 23:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
(NEW)LKFRNT ARPT NEW ORLEANS PAR. LA 03/27/2009 00:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
PEARL RIVER ST. TAMMANY PAR. LA 03/27/2009 00:30 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
RACELAND LAFOURCHE PAR. LA 03/27/2009 02:25 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOUMA TERREBONNE PAR. LA 03/27/2009 03:15 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DESTREHAN ST. CHARLES PAR. LA 03/27/2009 03:15 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTWEGO JEFFERSON PAR. LA 03/27/2009 04:15 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BELLE CHASSE PLAQUEMINES PAR. LA 03/27/2009 04:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALGIERS ORLEANS PAR. LA 03/27/2009 04:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHALMETTE ST. BERNARD PAR. LA 03/27/2009 04:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOWER LAFOURCHE (ZONE) LOWER LAFOURCHE (ZONE) LA 03/27/2009 04:45 CST-6 Coastal Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WARNERTON WASHINGTON PAR. LA 03/27/2009 21:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 4.806M 0.00K