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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State VIRGINIA
County/Area HENRY
WFO RNK
Report Source Public
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-05-22 22:52:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1SE HILLTOP
Begin Lat/Lon 36.69/-79.83
End Date 2012-05-23 01:00:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1W JONES CREEK
End Lat/Lon 36.7/-79.88
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Scattered showers and thunderstorms developed across portions of central and southwest Virginia and southeast West Virginia due to weak shortwave troughs passing over the area ahead of an approaching cold front. Strong daytime heating across the piedmont area of Virginia, with highs reaching into the upper 80s and lower 90s, aided in destabilizing the atmosphere. Weak upper level winds kept these storms more pulse-variety in nature.
Event Narrative Mulberry Creek overflowed its banks, flooding Spruce Street. Also, street flooding was observed near the intersection of Jefferson and Zee Streets, with water entering 15 to 20 homes.


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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 10.00K 0.00K
ALLWOOD AMHERST CO. VA 05/22/2012 16:00 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLUEFIELD TAZEWELL CO. VA 05/22/2012 16:30 EST-5 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOWESVILLE AMHERST CO. VA 05/22/2012 16:30 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FOREST BEDFORD CO. VA 05/22/2012 17:12 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LYH IVY HILL ARPT LYNCHBURG (C) CO. VA 05/22/2012 17:12 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LYH IVY HILL ARPT LYNCHBURG (C) CO. VA 05/22/2012 17:20 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HORSE PASTURE HENRY CO. VA 05/22/2012 19:00 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHESTNUT KNOB HENRY CO. VA 05/22/2012 19:03 EST-5 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HORSE PASTURE HENRY CO. VA 05/22/2012 19:05 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HORSE PASTURE HENRY CO. VA 05/22/2012 19:20 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARTINSVILLE MARTINSVILLE (C) CO. VA 05/22/2012 21:39 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HILLTOP HENRY CO. VA 05/22/2012 22:52 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 10.00K 0.00K