Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State INDIANA
County/Area CLARK
WFO LMK
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-29 07:28:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 0N CLARKSVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 38.32/-85.77
End Date 2012-05-29 07:40:00.0 EST-5
End Location 0WSW CLARKSVILLE
End Lat/Lon 38.32/-85.77
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 weak low level jet and the approach of a surface trough led to the development of numerous thunderstorms during the early morning hours on May 29th. A few storms produced isolated instances of large hail and damaging winds. One slow moving cluster of storms produced excessive rainfall across Floyd and southern Clark Counties, located just across the river from Louisville. Despite antecedent dry conditions, an estimated 3 inches of rain falling within 3 hours produced scattered street flooding.
Event Narrative Law enforcement in Jeffersonville reported cars were stalled within several flooded intersections.


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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 0.00K 0.00K
CRYSTAL DUBOIS CO. IN 05/29/2012 03:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLARKSVILLE CLARK CO. IN 05/29/2012 07:28 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLACKISTON MILL FLOYD CO. IN 05/29/2012 08:59 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K