Storm Events Database
|Begin Date||08/09/2009 12:52:00 CST-6|
|Begin Location||APPLE RIVER|
|End Date||08/09/2009 12:52:00 CST-6|
|Deaths Direct/Indirect||0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)|
|Episode Narrative||A cold front stretching across the upper Midwest, coupled with warm moist air streaming northward across the area, brought scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms to portions of east central Iowa and northern Illinois during the midday hours August 9. Some locations along the Highway 20 corridor saw rainfall amounts ranging from 1 to 2 inches from these storms. Afternoon high temperatures were in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
By late afternoon, showers and thunderstorms began to redevelop along the cold front in western Iowa and spread eastward into the Mid-Mississippi Valley.
During the evening hours, these storms brought widespread rain to the Mid-Mississippi Valley. In addition, several of these storms became severe over eastern Iowa producing winds gusts from 50 to 80 mph around the Cedar Rapids Area.
|Event Narrative||Wind gusts estimated to be 65 mph blew down several 10 to 12 inch diameter tree limbs in Apple River, IL around 152 pm August 9.|
All events for this episode:
|APPLE RIVER||JO DAVIESS CO.||IL||08/09/2009||12:52||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||56 kts. EG||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|COUNCIL HILL STATION||JO DAVIESS CO.||IL||08/09/2009||13:15||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||100.00K||0.00K|
|LITTLE YORK||WARREN CO.||IL||08/09/2009||19:33||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||52 kts. EG||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|ROZETTA||HENDERSON CO.||IL||08/09/2009||19:45||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||52 kts. EG||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|BALD BLUFF||HENDERSON CO.||IL||08/09/2009||20:00||CST-6||Thunderstorm Wind||52 kts. EG||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|LITTLE YORK||WARREN CO.||IL||08/09/2009||20:03||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|BIG RIVER ST FOREST||HENDERSON CO.||IL||08/09/2009||20:52||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|
|COUNCIL HILL||JO DAVIESS CO.||IL||08/09/2009||21:45||CST-6||Flash Flood||0||0||0.00K||0.00K|