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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State TENNESSEE
County/Area DEKALB
WFO OHX
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-05-03 18:15:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N ALEXANDRIA
Begin Lat/Lon 36.08/-86.03
End Date 2009-05-03 22:15:00.0 CST-6
End Location 0N SHINING ROCK
End Lat/Lon 35.9/-85.83
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 25.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong cold front that had moved into Middle Tennessee on May 1st moved north as a warm front during the afternoon hours to near the Tennessee/Kentucky Border on May 2nd. It then eventually moved south as a cold front on May 3rd in association with a strong low pressure system that had developed across central Arkansas on May 2nd and moved south into Central Louisiana on May 3rd. This weather pattern resulted in an EF1 tornado, large hail, and flash flooding across several counties.
Event Narrative Over five inches fell in most part of DeKalb County, causing swollen creek banks, water-covered roadways, and localized flash flooding.


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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 0 161.00K 0.00K
SPARTA WHITE CO. TN 05/02/2009 18:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
(CSV)CROSSVILLE MEM CUMBERLAND CO. TN 05/03/2009 16:22 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 125.00K 0.00K
LANTANA CUMBERLAND CO. TN 05/03/2009 16:22 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALEXANDRIA DEKALB CO. TN 05/03/2009 18:15 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
PALL MALL FENTRESS CO. TN 05/03/2009 20:15 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
LOBELVILLE PERRY CO. TN 05/03/2009 21:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 161.00K 0.00K