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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State TENNESSEE
County/Area LAWRENCE
WFO OHX
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-07-05 03:25:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0SW CHINUBEE
Begin Lat/Lon 35.13/-87.52
End Date 2009-07-05 04:45:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2W WESTPOINT
End Lat/Lon 35.13/-87.56
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative As a cold frontal system moved southeastward through Middle Tennessee, and upper level disturbances continued to move across the mid state in upper level northwesterly flow, thunderstorms developed during the early morning through afternoon hours. Some of these thunderstorms contained heavy rainfall resulting in flash flooding while there was one report of lightning causing damage also.
Event Narrative Campers were inundated by flood waters near the community of West Point in southern Lawrence County. Some vehicles were submerged in the flood waters.


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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 0 110.00K 0.00K
CHINUBEE LAWRENCE CO. TN 07/05/2009 03:25 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
ASHLAND WAYNE CO. TN 07/05/2009 04:10 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
CHERRY HILL DEKALB CO. TN 07/05/2009 16:40 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 110.00K 0.00K