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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 52 kts.
State ALABAMA
County/Area COLBERT
WFO HUN
Begin Date 08/07/2011 17:10:00 CST-6
Begin Range 5
Begin Azimuth WSW
Begin Location SHEFFIELD
Begin Lat/Lon 34.74/-87.78
End Date 08/07/2011 17:38:00 CST-6
End Range 4
End Azimuth NNE
End Location LITTLEVILLE
End Lat/Lon 34.63/-87.64
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 100.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A multi-cell cluster of strong to severe thunderstorms developed during the late afternoon hours in northwest Alabama. The storms pushed south and southeast, with a well-defined gust front causing straight-line wind damage to some areas. Prolific lightning was also observed.
Event Narrative Numerous trees were blown down by thunderstorm winds from near Sheffield to just east of New Bethel, and in the Littleville area. In the Littleville area, a tree was blown onto a house and a building overhang was blown away due to thunderstorm winds.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 125.00K 0.00K
PETERSVILLE LAUDERDALE CO. AL 08/07/2011 17:05 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
SHEFFIELD COLBERT CO. AL 08/07/2011 17:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
FLORENCE LAUDERDALE CO. AL 08/07/2011 17:15 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PHIL CAMPBELL FRANKLIN CO. AL 08/07/2011 18:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEST PT CULLMAN CO. AL 08/07/2011 18:45 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 125.00K 0.00K