Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area MORGAN
Report Source Trained Spotter
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-01-01 02:30:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2ESE OAK RIDGE
End Date 2011-01-01 05:15:00.0 CST-6
End Location 3S OAK RIDGE
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 large mesoscale convective system (MCS) produced a series of thunderstorms with frequent lightning and rain periods. Significant rainfall began during the early to mid evening hours of December 31st and lasted through the morning hours of January 1st. Rainfall amounts of 1.5 to 3 inches were common, with a swath of heavier amounts in the 3 to 5.5 inch range from southern Lawrence through Morgan, Madison and western Jackson Counties. Resulting runoff resulted in several reports of flooded roads and small streams exceeding bankfull.
Event Narrative Several roads in and around the Hartselle community were impassable due to flash flooding. Some roads impacted more heavily included: Hwy 31 near the Moss Chapel, Powell, Huckaby Bridge, Mount Tabor, Cedar Cove, and Johnson Chapel.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OAK RIDGE MORGAN CO. AL 01/01/2011 02:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PHELAN CULLMAN CO. AL 01/01/2011 04:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GURLEY MADISON CO. AL 01/01/2011 05:15 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOULTON LAWRENCE CO. AL 01/01/2011 07:26 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K