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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State ALABAMA
County/Area MORGAN
WFO HUN
Report Source Broadcast Media
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-05-01 18:20:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1NNW DECATUR
Begin Lat/Lon 34.63/-86.99
End Date 2009-05-02 20:30:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2SE DECATUR
End Lat/Lon 34.61/-86.96
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 mesoscale convective system (MCS) produced a large complex of showers and strong to severe thunderstorms during the afternoon hours. Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flooding from heavy rainfall occurred with this system. Also, lightning sparked a fire on the roof of an attic at a church in Falkville.
Event Narrative Heavy rainfall from thunderstorms prompted several reports of flash flooding along AL Highway 20.


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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 46.50K 0.00K
FALKVILLE MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 12:45 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
GREEN HILL LAUDERDALE CO. AL 05/01/2009 14:59 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREEN HILL LAUDERDALE CO. AL 05/01/2009 14:59 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREEN HILL LAUDERDALE CO. AL 05/01/2009 14:59 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
ROGERSVILLE LAUDERDALE CO. AL 05/01/2009 15:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
WHITEHEAD LAUDERDALE CO. AL 05/01/2009 15:53 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUNTSVILLE PARK MADISON CO. AL 05/01/2009 16:25 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOODVILLE JACKSON CO. AL 05/01/2009 16:25 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COTTONVILLE MARSHALL CO. AL 05/01/2009 16:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
MADISON MADISON CO. AL 05/01/2009 17:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
HENRYVILLE MARSHALL CO. AL 05/01/2009 17:04 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RUTH MARSHALL CO. AL 05/01/2009 17:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
DECATUR MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 18:20 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TRINITY MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 18:49 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TRINITY MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 18:53 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WATERLOO LAUDERDALE CO. AL 05/01/2009 19:31 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORGAN CITY MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 19:58 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
FLINT CITY MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 20:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UNION HILL LIMESTONE CO. AL 05/01/2009 20:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DECATUR MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 20:30 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FALKVILLE MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 20:35 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORGAN (ZONE) MORGAN (ZONE) AL 05/01/2009 20:40 CST-6 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
DANVILLE MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 20:43 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHEAST SMITH LAWRENCE CO. AL 05/01/2009 20:50 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CENTER DALE MORGAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 20:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
FAIRVIEW CULLMAN CO. AL 05/01/2009 20:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
WHEELER LAKE NORTH LIMESTONE CO. AL 05/01/2009 22:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 46.50K 0.00K