Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State TENNESSEE
County/Area OBION
WFO MEG
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-04-03 23:45:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N UNION CITY ARPT
Begin Lat/Lon 36.38/-88.98
End Date 2008-04-04 01:45:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2ENE RIVES
End Lat/Lon 36.38/-89.02
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A warm front lifted north over the Midsouth during the late evening hours of April 3, 2008. Showers and thunderstorms developed over the region in association with the front during the late evening hours which continued into the early morning hours on April 4, 2008. Some of the storms produced flash flooding, damaging winds, and large hail.
Event Narrative Heavy rain produced flash flooding on a few roadways near the Everett Stewart Airport. A 24 year old man drowned when he ran off of Martin Highway into a swollen creek. The vehicle completely submerged.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 24 Male Vehicle/Towed Trailer


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 0 69.50K 0.00K
TIPTONVILLE LAKE CO. TN 04/03/2008 23:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
MINNICK OBION CO. TN 04/03/2008 23:25 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
DOUBLE BRIDGES LAUDERDALE CO. TN 04/03/2008 23:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
UNION CITY ARPT OBION CO. TN 04/03/2008 23:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 1 0 10.00K 0.00K
TEMPLETON DYER CO. TN 04/04/2008 00:30 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WHITEHAVEN SHELBY CO. TN 04/04/2008 02:05 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 1.50K 0.00K
COLLIERVILLE ARPK SHELBY CO. TN 04/04/2008 10:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DUKEDOM WEAKLEY CO. TN 04/04/2008 11:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MC KENZIE CARROLL CO. TN 04/04/2008 11:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MT GILEAD HENDERSON CO. TN 04/04/2008 11:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COVINGTON TIPTON CO. TN 04/04/2008 11:19 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 0 69.50K 0.00K