Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Lightning
State MISSISSIPPI
County/Area SMITH
WFO JAN
Begin Date 08/13/2010 12:30:00 CST-6
Begin Range 3
Begin Azimuth SSW
Begin Location RALEIGH
Begin Lat/Lon 31.98/-89.54
End Date 08/13/2010 12:30:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 1.10M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Showers and thunderstorms occurred across the region on August 13th and 14th. Some of the storms produced damaging winds and torrential rain, which resulted in some flash flooding.
Event Narrative A storage tank was struck by lighting and caused the tank to catch fire. The initial fire spread to two other tanks engulfing three 1000 gallons tanks into a huge fire. Each tank had a small amount of crude oil and salt water in them.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 1.417M 0.00K
NATCHEZ ADAMS CO. MS 08/13/2010 08:11 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NATCHEZ ADAMS CO. MS 08/13/2010 08:20 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
FAYETTE JEFFERSON CO. MS 08/13/2010 09:55 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
RALEIGH SMITH CO. MS 08/13/2010 12:30 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 1.100M 0.00K
PRENTISS JEFFERSON DAVIS CO. MS 08/13/2010 12:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
PRENTISS JEFFERSON DAVIS CO. MS 08/13/2010 13:30 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PUCKETT RANKIN CO. MS 08/13/2010 13:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 7.00K 0.00K
MT CARMEL JEFFERSON DAVIS CO. MS 08/13/2010 14:00 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHOCCO MADISON CO. MS 08/13/2010 14:06 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 57 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
MERIDIAN LAUDERDALE CO. MS 08/13/2010 15:41 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
LOST GAP LAUDERDALE CO. MS 08/13/2010 16:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
MERIDIAN LAUDERDALE CO. MS 08/13/2010 16:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
LOUISVILLE WINSTON CO. MS 08/14/2010 16:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BIGBEE VLY NOXUBEE CO. MS 08/14/2010 19:24 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 1.417M 0.00K