Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 0.75 in.
State ALABAMA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO HUN
Report Source Amateur Radio
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-06 15:47:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2S ISBELL
Begin Lat/Lon 34.43/-87.75
End Date 2012-05-06 15:50:00.0 CST-6
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 Thunderstorms developed atop the Cumberland Plateau of northeast Alabama and eastern portions of southern Tennessee, and across northwest Alabama. The storms developed during peak afternoon heating on the 6th when the air mass was quite unstable, but with minimal deep layer wind shear. The storms moved southwest and westward producing hail, frequent lightning and locally heavy rainfall. Outflow boundaries from thunderstorms ignited additional storms during the late evening hours in northwest Alabama.
Event Narrative Penny size hail was reported 6 miles north of Phil Campbell along Highway 13.


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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 5.50K 0.00K
FT PAYNE DEKALB CO. AL 05/06/2012 14:40 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ISBELL FRANKLIN CO. AL 05/06/2012 15:47 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PHIL CAMPBELL FRANKLIN CO. AL 05/06/2012 15:47 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PLEASANT HILL JACKSON CO. AL 05/06/2012 16:37 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LANDS XRDS DEKALB CO. AL 05/06/2012 16:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
PLEASANT HILL FRANKLIN CO. AL 05/06/2012 17:33 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
BELGREEN FRANKLIN CO. AL 05/06/2012 22:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
BELGREEN FRANKLIN CO. AL 05/06/2012 22:32 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
REEDTOWN FRANKLIN CO. AL 05/06/2012 22:32 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 5.50K 0.00K