Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 0.75 in.
State MISSISSIPPI
County/Area SMITH
WFO JAN
Report Source Public
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-05-16 18:05:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2009-05-16 18:05:00.0 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 During the afternoon and early evening of the 16th. Severe storms crossed portions of Central Mississippi and Northeast Louisiana. There was 1 fatality and two injuries from a lightning strike southwest of Yazoo City. There were reports of hail, wind damage, and flash flooding due to heavy rainfall. These storms were due a cold front that moved over the region. The cold front combined with rich gulf moisture and an unstable airmass.
Event Narrative


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 2 7.00K 0.00K
CLARKE CO. CLARKE CO. MS 05/16/2009 11:40 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINSTON CO. WINSTON CO. MS 05/16/2009 12:48 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOWNDES CO. LOWNDES CO. MS 05/16/2009 12:49 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
NOXUBEE CO. NOXUBEE CO. MS 05/16/2009 13:05 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOWNDES CO. LOWNDES CO. MS 05/16/2009 13:14 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YAZOO CO. YAZOO CO. MS 05/16/2009 13:45 CST-6 Lightning 1 2 0.00K 0.00K
LEAKE CO. LEAKE CO. MS 05/16/2009 14:31 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARROLL CO. CARROLL CO. MS 05/16/2009 14:52 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAMAR CO. LAMAR CO. MS 05/16/2009 15:17 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FORREST CO. FORREST CO. MS 05/16/2009 15:50 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
FORREST CO. FORREST CO. MS 05/16/2009 16:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
LAWRENCE CO. LAWRENCE CO. MS 05/16/2009 16:03 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SCOTT CO. SCOTT CO. MS 05/16/2009 16:49 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
SCOTT CO. SCOTT CO. MS 05/16/2009 16:53 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 53 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SMITH CO. SMITH CO. MS 05/16/2009 18:05 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 2 7.00K 0.00K