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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State GEORGIA
County/Area EVANS
WFO CHS
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-04-03 10:00:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 1ESE CLAXTON
Begin Lat/Lon 32.16/-81.9
End Date 2008-04-03 10:00:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1E CLAXTON
End Lat/Lon 32.17/-81.91
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 A strong high pressure wedge in the lee of the Appalachians in combination with a trough of low pressure off the coast of the southeast United States, resulted in numerous showers and thunderstorms along with heavy rainfall across portions of southeast Georgia.
Event Narrative The Evans County Sheriffs office reported major flooding in and around Claxton, Georgia. Flooding was reported on Highway 301, Highway 280, and Highway 292. Several motorists were stranded in their vehicles and a few residents along Lights Drive were stranded in their homes. Additionally a few ponds in the area had overflown their banks, further exacerbating the flooding problems. All officers from the Evans County Sheriffs office were dispatched to block the flooded intersections in and around Claxton, Georgia.


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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
CLAXTON EVANS CO. GA 04/03/2008 10:00 EST-5 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 10.00K 0.00K