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Event Details

Event Lightning
State ALABAMA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO HUN
Begin Date 06/05/2011 14:12:00 CST-6
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location GRAVEL HILL
Begin Lat/Lon 34.49/-87.73
End Date 06/05/2011 14:12:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/1
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A cluster of thunderstorms developed quickly just after Noon CDT in extreme northwest Alabama, and lasted through around 4 pm. The storms developed as a weak upper level disturbance tracked southward into the Tennessee Valley. The environment was conducive for downbursts producing damaging winds. Isolated large hail up to quarter sized hail was also reported.
Event Narrative Lightning struck a power line at a hotel. A woman experienced a minor injury and was hospitalized due to a resulting electrical surge. Time estimated.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 68.00K 0.00K
EMCO COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:28 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
ELGIN LAUDERDALE CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
SHEFFIELD COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:33 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
SHEFFIELD COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:33 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
SHEFFIELD COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:33 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
SHEFFIELD COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:33 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
SHEFFIELD COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:33 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MUSCLE SHOALS COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
MUSCLE SHOALS COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:35 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORALA JCT COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:41 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
NORALA JCT COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 12:43 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
VALDOSTA COLBERT CO. AL 06/05/2011 13:03 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
RUSSELLVILLE FRANKLIN CO. AL 06/05/2011 14:05 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRAVEL HILL FRANKLIN CO. AL 06/05/2011 14:12 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 68.00K 0.00K