Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 50 kts.
State ALABAMA
County/Area HOUSTON
WFO TAE
Begin Date 07/01/2012 23:29:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location DOTHAN
Begin Lat/Lon 31.22/-85.39
End Date 07/01/2012 23:29:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 4.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A large mesoscale convective system moved southward across the area during the late evening and overnight hours of July 1st. Strong instability was present with observed SBCAPE values around 5,000 j/kg on 00z soundings. This contributed to the MCS lasting unusually late into the night with damaging winds.
Event Narrative Numerous trees were blown down near Dothan. Monetary damage was estimated.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 10.50K 0.00K
EDWIN HENRY CO. AL 07/01/2012 23:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.75K 0.00K
DOTHAN HOUSTON CO. AL 07/01/2012 23:29 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
NEWTON DALE CO. AL 07/02/2012 00:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GENEVA GENEVA CO. AL 07/02/2012 00:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
BATTENS CROSSROADS COFFEE CO. AL 07/02/2012 00:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.75K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 10.50K 0.00K