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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State MISSISSIPPI
County/Area ATTALA
WFO JAN
Begin Date 08/16/2012 20:10:00 CST-6
Begin Range 5
Begin Azimuth NNE
Begin Location HESTERVILLE
Begin Lat/Lon 33.24/-89.63
End Date 08/16/2012 20:35:00 CST-6
End Range 6
End Azimuth NNE
End Location HESTERVILLE
End Lat/Lon 33.26/-89.64
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A couple of upper level disturbances that passed over the region on the 15th and 16th interacted with a very warm and humid air mass allowing several severe thunderstorms to develop each afternoon. Damage due to strong winds and hail occurred as a result of these storms, in addition to some flash flooding that occurred due to slow storm motions.
Event Narrative Six to eight inches of water was covering a 100 yard stretch of County Road 3122.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 37.00K 0.00K
GWINVILLE JEFFERSON DAVIS CO. MS 08/15/2012 13:31 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WILLIAMSBURG COVINGTON CO. MS 08/15/2012 13:58 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
DECATUR NEWTON CO. MS 08/16/2012 14:25 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MERIDIAN LAUDERDALE CO. MS 08/16/2012 15:10 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
PIKETOWN SCOTT CO. MS 08/16/2012 15:30 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
LUDLOW SCOTT CO. MS 08/16/2012 16:45 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
DURANT HOLMES CO. MS 08/16/2012 17:46 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DURANT HOLMES CO. MS 08/16/2012 17:48 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
BAXTERVILLE LAMAR CO. MS 08/16/2012 18:22 CST-6 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
HESTERVILLE ATTALA CO. MS 08/16/2012 20:10 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 37.00K 0.00K