Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State VIRGINIA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO RNK
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-15 18:30:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1NNE ROCKY MT
Begin Lat/Lon 37.01/-79.87
End Date 2012-05-15 20:30:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1NE ROCKY MT
End Lat/Lon 37.01/-79.87
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 An upper level disturbance moved from West Virginia across the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina triggering isolated strong to severe thunderstorms. Upper level winds across the region were light, resulting in slow thunderstorm movement. Prolonged periods of heavy rain falling from these storms resulted in isolated flash flooding along the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Event Narrative Heavy rain caused Powder Mill Creek to flow across School Board Road.


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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 8.00K 0.00K
LITTLE WYTHE FURNACE WYTHE CO. VA 05/15/2012 17:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOTS GAP WYTHE CO. VA 05/15/2012 17:52 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FT CHISWELL WYTHE CO. VA 05/15/2012 17:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
LOTS GAP WYTHE CO. VA 05/15/2012 17:57 EST-5 Lightning 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
SPEEDWELL WYTHE CO. VA 05/15/2012 18:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BURNT CHIMNEY FRANKLIN CO. VA 05/15/2012 18:02 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCKY MT FRANKLIN CO. VA 05/15/2012 18:30 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 8.00K 0.00K