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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 61 kts.
State ALABAMA
County/Area MORGAN
WFO HUN
Begin Date 05/13/2012 16:55:00 CST-6
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location MOULTON HGTS
Begin Lat/Lon 34.63/-87.02
End Date 05/13/2012 16:55:00 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 A miniature supercell thunderstorm produced at least two funnel cloud reports as it traversed the Limestone and Morgan County line along the Tennessee River and Lake Wheeler. This rotating storm produced wind damage at a carbon fiber plant in Decatur. Thunderstorms that afternoon and evening developed along a north-south surface trough axis beneath a mid to upper level trough.
Event Narrative A 25 x 40 foot section of a wall was knocked out of the Toray Plant just northwest of Decatur. Initial report came into local TV media outlet which was forwarded to NWS. Time estimated from radar.


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
LAWNGATE LIMESTONE CO. AL 05/13/2012 16:38 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOULTON HGTS MORGAN CO. AL 05/13/2012 16:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WHITESIDE LIMESTONE CO. AL 05/13/2012 17:25 CST-6 Funnel Cloud 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K