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Event Details

Event Lightning
State ALABAMA
County/Area HOUSTON
WFO TAE
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-09-21 15:00:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2E GREEN ACRES
Begin Lat/Lon 31.22/-85.43
End Date 2011-09-21 15:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 1.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Scattered thunderstorms developed across the area in association with a moist and unstable air mass. One storm in particular moved north into Houston county and collapsed. This collapsing thunderstorm produced severe downburst winds in a small area of southern Houston county that caused numerous trees to blow down across roads as well as damage to numerous utility sheds and a few barns.
Event Narrative Lightning struck a rooftop at 3117 Wesley Way. Both the monetary damage and the time of the strike were estimated.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 22.50K 0.00K
COTTONWOOD HOUSTON CO. AL 09/21/2011 14:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
PLEASANT PLAINS HOUSTON CO. AL 09/21/2011 14:35 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 40 kts. EG 0 0 0.75K 0.00K
KELLY SPRINGS HOUSTON CO. AL 09/21/2011 14:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 40 kts. EG 0 0 0.75K 0.00K
GREEN ACRES HOUSTON CO. AL 09/21/2011 15:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 22.50K 0.00K