Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 43 kts.
State ALABAMA
County/Area COLBERT
WFO HUN
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-07-18 16:11:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1NW MARGERUM
Begin Lat/Lon 34.78/-88.08
End Date 2012-07-18 16:14:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.50K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A moist and unstable air mass lead to another afternoon of scattered to numerous thunderstorms, some of which were strong to severe. Up to 3000 were without power temporarily in the Athens area as a result of the storms. Very heavy rainfall of 1 to 3 inches in less than an hour resulting in significant ponding of water and isolated brief flash flooding. Many of the storms produced frequent lightning as well sparking a few house fires.
Event Narrative A large tree was knocked down on Riverton Rose Trail.


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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 0 236.00K 0.00K
GURLEY MADISON CO. AL 07/18/2012 13:15 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
HUNTSVILLE LACEYS SP MORGAN CO. AL 07/18/2012 14:00 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
ATHENS LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 14:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ATHENS LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 14:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
ATHENS LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 14:55 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ATHENS LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 14:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
ATHENS LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 14:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
O NEAL LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 14:55 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
ATHENS LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 14:57 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
ATHENS LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 15:00 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OAKLAND LAUDERDALE CO. AL 07/18/2012 15:04 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
FRENCH MILL LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 15:05 CST-6 Lightning 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ATHENS LIMESTONE CO. AL 07/18/2012 15:32 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CROSSVILLE DEKALB CO. AL 07/18/2012 15:40 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
MARGERUM COLBERT CO. AL 07/18/2012 16:11 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 43 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
CENTRAL HGTS LAUDERDALE CO. AL 07/18/2012 16:20 CST-6 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 236.00K 0.00K