Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Lightning
State ALABAMA
County/Area COLBERT
WFO HUN
Begin Date 10/24/2010 21:31:00 CST-6
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location VALDOSTA
Begin Lat/Lon 34.73/-87.72
End Date 10/24/2010 21:31:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 2/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A quasi-linear convective system (QLCS) produced three tornadoes in northeast Alabama, including one EF-2 which tracked through portions of Jackson and DeKalb Counties. Severe weather began as early as late evening on the 24th and lasted through the pre-dawn hours on the 25th. Two people were also injured by lightning in Colbert County.
Event Narrative Two men were working outside of the Colbert Steam Plant, when they were struck. One man was revived and transported to the hospital in critical condition before passing away. The other man was admitted and released from the hospital.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 41 Male Outside/Open Areas


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 2 2.017M 0.00K
VALDOSTA COLBERT CO. AL 10/24/2010 21:31 CST-6 Lightning 1 2 0.00K 0.00K
GRAVEL HILL FRANKLIN CO. AL 10/24/2010 21:40 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KILLEN LAUDERDALE CO. AL 10/24/2010 21:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
O NEAL LIMESTONE CO. AL 10/24/2010 21:40 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ARAB MARSHALL CO. AL 10/24/2010 21:50 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOLLY POND CULLMAN CO. AL 10/24/2010 21:56 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRAVEL HILL FRANKLIN CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:05 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DECATUR MORGAN CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:05 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEST PT CULLMAN CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:10 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROGERSVILLE LAUDERDALE CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
NEW HOPE MADISON CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:15 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TOWN CREEK LAWRENCE CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:15 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARVEST EPPS ARPT MADISON CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:25 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEXINGTON LAUDERDALE CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
CROSS KEY LIMESTONE CO. AL 10/24/2010 22:48 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
OAK RIDGE MORGAN CO. AL 10/25/2010 01:46 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
CULLMAN CULLMAN CO. AL 10/25/2010 01:57 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
JOPPA CULLMAN CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:18 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 12.00K 0.00K
NORTH ARAB MARSHALL CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:23 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 35.00K 0.00K
MOUNTAIN GAP MARSHALL CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MT CARMEL MARSHALL CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:27 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
CLAYSVILLE MARSHALL CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:28 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
GUNTERSVILLE MUNI AR MARSHALL CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
POPLAR SPGS MARSHALL CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:37 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
PLEASANT GROVE JACKSON CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:40 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SECTION JACKSON CO. AL 10/25/2010 02:52 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
BROWNTOWN JACKSON CO. AL 10/25/2010 03:02 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
ROSLIE JACKSON CO. AL 10/25/2010 03:05 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
ALBERTVILLE MARSHALL CO. AL 10/25/2010 03:07 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
RAINSVILLE DEKALB CO. AL 10/25/2010 03:07 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 56 kts. EG 0 0 12.00K 0.00K
ELLIOT XRDS DEKALB CO. AL 10/25/2010 03:11 CST-6 Tornado EF2 0 0 1.300M 0.00K
SKAGGS CORNER DEKALB CO. AL 10/25/2010 03:12 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
IDER DEKALB CO. AL 10/25/2010 03:15 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 2 2.017M 0.00K