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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State LOUISIANA
County/Area ST. CHARLES
WFO LIX
Begin Date 03/23/2012 03:45:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location HAHNVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 29.95/-90.45
End Date 03/23/2012 05:00:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth NE
End Location TAFT
End Lat/Lon 29.99/-90.44
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 slow moving cold front provided a focus for several waves of thunderstorms and heavy rain over a 3 day period. Several reports of tornadoes and flash flooding were received during the period.
Event Narrative Extensive flooding beginning to be reported throughout St. Charles Parish.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 378.00K 0.00K
GRAND BAYOU ASSUMPTION PAR. LA 03/21/2012 08:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
PRAIRIEVILLE ASCENSION PAR. LA 03/21/2012 08:34 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
KLEINPETER EAST BATON ROUGE PAR. LA 03/21/2012 08:43 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
WALKER LIVINGSTON PAR. LA 03/21/2012 09:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
CORBIN LIVINGSTON PAR. LA 03/21/2012 09:05 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
SATSUMA LIVINGSTON PAR. LA 03/21/2012 09:09 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
LIVINGSTON LIVINGSTON PAR. LA 03/21/2012 09:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
WAGGAMAN JEFFERSON PAR. LA 03/21/2012 11:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
HOULTONVILLE ST. TAMMANY PAR. LA 03/21/2012 11:16 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ABITA SPGS ST. TAMMANY PAR. LA 03/21/2012 11:35 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
SLIDELL ST. TAMMANY PAR. LA 03/21/2012 16:50 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAHNVILLE ST. CHARLES PAR. LA 03/23/2012 03:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOUMA TERREBONNE PAR. LA 03/23/2012 04:42 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RACELAND JCT LAFOURCHE PAR. LA 03/23/2012 06:27 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 378.00K 0.00K