Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area RANKIN
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-08-18 14:15:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2E FLOWOOD
Begin Lat/Lon 32.2796/-90.0927
End Date 2012-08-18 15:00:00.0 CST-6
End Location 1S MONTERY
End Lat/Lon 32.1632/-90.0827
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An upper level disturbances that passed over the region on the 18th interacted with a very warm and humid air mass allowing a couple severe thunderstorms to develop during the afternoon. Damage due to strong winds occurred as a result of these storms, in addition to some flash flooding that occurred due to slow storm motions. Lightning caused some additional damage in a couple areas.
Event Narrative A portion of Highway 469 near Florence was under water. Skylane Drive in Pearl was completely covered in water.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 276.50K 0.00K
EUPORA WEBSTER CO. MS 08/18/2012 03:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 250.00K 0.00K
BENTON YAZOO CO. MS 08/18/2012 12:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
WARREN (ZONE) WARREN (ZONE) MS 08/18/2012 12:20 CST-6 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
WARREN (ZONE) WARREN (ZONE) MS 08/18/2012 12:25 CST-6 Strong Wind 39 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
VICKSBURG WARREN CO. MS 08/18/2012 12:35 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
HATHORN JEFFERSON DAVIS CO. MS 08/18/2012 13:02 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
FLOWOOD RANKIN CO. MS 08/18/2012 14:15 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
JONES (ZONE) JONES (ZONE) MS 08/18/2012 15:10 CST-6 Strong Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 276.50K 0.00K