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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State TENNESSEE
County/Area MEIGS
WFO MRX
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-09-21 08:30:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 0NE CALICO
Begin Lat/Lon 35.52/-84.83
End Date 2009-09-21 17:00:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1SE BREEDENTON
End Lat/Lon 35.54/-84.79
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 strong storm system moved northeast into southeast Tennessee, producing repeat rainfall over the same area, in particular the South and West Chickamauga Creek basins. The South Chickamauga Creek reached its second highest ever recorded stage at the gage near Chickamauga, TN.
Event Narrative Very heavy rainfall over several hours produced areal flooding from mid morning to late afternoon mainly near Decatur, Tennessee. A few roads in and around Decatur, Tennessee had several inches to nearly a foot of water over the road. The vast majority of the flooding was along highways 30 and 58 in Meigs county.


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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 1 455.00K 0.00K
TIFTONA HAMILTON CO. TN 09/20/2009 17:00 EST-5 Flood 1 1 455.00K 0.00K
ATHENS MCMINN CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:20 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHANCEYTOWN POLK CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:20 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GLOVER HILL MARION CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:20 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIKEVILLE BLEDSOE CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:20 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SOUTH CLEVELAND BRADLEY CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:20 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CALICO MEIGS CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:30 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORGANTOWN RHEA CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:30 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHPOINT MONROE CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:30 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DUNLAP SEQUATCHIE CO. TN 09/21/2009 08:40 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 1 455.00K 0.00K