Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Lightning
State ALABAMA
County/Area MARSHALL
WFO HUN
Begin Date 07/25/2010 15:30:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth WNW
Begin Location COTTONVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 34.45/-86.33
End Date 07/25/2010 15:30:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 4/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Tragically, five people were struck by lightning from a thunderstorm at a campground along Lake Guntersville in Marshall County. One person from this group was killed and four were injured. The storm also knocked down some trees and produced intense lightning.

Lightning in northeastern Madison county struck a house and caused considerable damage to the residence.
Event Narrative A fifteen year-old female was killed and four others injured by lightning at the Honeycomb campground between 430 and 435 pm. The victims were swimming or at the water's edge of Lake Guntersville when a lightning bolt struck miles away from the parent thunderstorm.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 15 Female In Water


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 4 58.00K 0.00K
RUTH MARSHALL CO. AL 07/25/2010 15:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
COTTONVILLE MARSHALL CO. AL 07/25/2010 15:30 CST-6 Lightning 1 4 0.00K 0.00K
BELL FACTORY MADISON CO. AL 07/26/2010 14:30 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 4 58.00K 0.00K