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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State ALABAMA
County/Area HOUSTON
WFO TAE
Report Source Utility Company
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-03-01 14:10:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N GORDON
Begin Lat/Lon 31.14/-85.09
End Date 2012-03-01 14:10:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 3.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Several subtle upper level shortwaves affected the area during a three day period between March 1-3 as a broad long-wave upper level trough located west of the area slowly progressed eastward. Subtle surface boundaries were also in the area with a relatively warm, moist and unstable airmass in place. Instability values approached 2000 j/kg with low level shear around 30 knots and deep layer shear around 50 knots. Several tornadoes occurred in the National Weather Service Tallahassee forecast area with numerous instances of straight line wind damage, heavy rain, and localized flooding as well.
Event Narrative Power lines were blown down around Gordon. Monetary damage was 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 80.00K 0.00K
HARTFORD GENEVA CO. AL 03/01/2012 13:02 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
SLOCOMB GENEVA CO. AL 03/01/2012 13:14 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MALVERN GENEVA CO. AL 03/01/2012 13:19 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
REHOBETH HOUSTON CO. AL 03/01/2012 13:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
COTTONWOOD HOUSTON CO. AL 03/01/2012 13:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
COTTONWOOD HOUSTON CO. AL 03/01/2012 13:50 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
GORDON HOUSTON CO. AL 03/01/2012 14:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
MIDLAND CITY DALE CO. AL 03/01/2012 15:42 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
KELLY SPRINGS HOUSTON CO. AL 03/01/2012 15:51 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
DOTHAN HOUSTON CO. AL 03/01/2012 15:52 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
BROOKLYN COFFEE CO. AL 03/02/2012 17:01 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLINTONVILLE COFFEE CO. AL 03/02/2012 17:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
DUNDEE GENEVA CO. AL 03/02/2012 18:17 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 80.00K 0.00K