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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State ALABAMA
County/Area COFFEE
WFO TAE
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-08-07 05:28:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 4ENE CAMP ALAFLO BSA
Begin Lat/Lon 31.42/-85.79
End Date 2012-08-07 09:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2SE COPPINVILLE
End Lat/Lon 31.28/-85.79
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 20.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A weak tropical wave stalled over portions of southeast Alabama, and convection flared up during the early morning hours of August 7th. Very heavy rainfall amounts led to flash flooding across the area.
Event Narrative Significant flash flooding occurred around Enterprise extending eastward to the Coffee/Dale county border on Highway 27. Water was rushing across Highway 27 along the county border, and radar estimated that over 7 inches of rain had fallen in just a few hours in this area. In Enterprise, some rescue operations were conducted for people trapped in houses and vehicles. Houses were surrounded by water in Gateway Estates. Some road closures included Dixie Dr between Cherokee and Lester, as well as Highway 27 near Lakeview Dr in the vicinity of the Enterprise Country Club. Water also covered the roadway on W College St. Monetary damage was estimated.


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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 50.00K 0.00K
CAMP ALAFLO BSA COFFEE CO. AL 08/07/2012 05:28 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
LOWE ARMY HELIPORT DALE CO. AL 08/07/2012 05:28 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OZARK DALE CO. AL 08/07/2012 05:28 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
THURSTON GENEVA CO. AL 08/07/2012 06:25 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K