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Appendices

2009 Marshall County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan


Records of Previous Occurrences of Hazard Events

This appendix contains the detailed records of previous occurrences of hazard events reported in Section 5.4 "Hazard Profiles," for events reported by the National Weather Service and National Climatic Data Center.


Past Occurrences of Tornadoes

Table E-1. Marshall County Tornadoes, 1884-2008 (NWS)

Alabama Tornado Database

Marshall County Tornadoes (47)

Year

Month

Day

Time (CST)

County

Damage Scale

Path Length (Miles)

Fatalities

Injuries

Location

2008

4

11

1333

Marshall


Storm Survey

F0

2.13

0

0

2.2 SE Grant - 2.4 ESE Grant


Damage consistent with an EF-0 Tornado was found. The tornado exhibited maximum winds of 75 mph, maximum path width of 300 feet, and a path length of approximately 1.2 miles. This tornado uprooted several trees, and caused minor roof damage to several barn structures and homes.

2008

4

11

1316

Marshall


Storm Survey

F0

1.63

0

0

1.6 SE Oleander - 2.1 E Oleander


The first area, near Union Grove, found damage consistent with an EF-0 tornado. The tornado produced slight damage to the back of one home, destroyed a shed, and several trees were uprooted. The tornado damage path was approximately 1.6 miles in length, and approximately 100 feet in width. Maximum wind speeds were approximately 85 mph with this tornado.

2008

2

6

445

Marshall


Storm Survey

F1

0.16

0

0

0.7 SSW Guntersville Municipal Airport


Representatives from the National Weather Service and the Marshall County Emergency Management Agency conducted a storm survey of damage that occurred in Marshall County, Alabama early in the morning of February 6, 2008. The damage was determined to originate from an EF-1 tornado with maximum wind speeds of 90 MPH. The tornado snapped or uprooted eight trees, destroyed an unanchored carport and two small storage sheds, caused minor roof damage to a nearby house, blew out three windows, and destroyed a large telephone pole. The damage occurred near U.S. Highway 431 northeast of the city of Guntersville.

2006

9

22

1706

Marshall


Storm Survey

F1

3.2

0

0

Albertville


The tornado initially touched down in the southwest side of Albertville between Whitesville Road and South Broad Street. At this stage, the tornado was 40 yards wide producing F0 intensity winds up to 60 mph for along a one quarter mile path. Then the tornado increased to F1 intensity with winds up to 100 mph along a path width of 500 yards. Several trees were snapped and uprooted in its path. Several homes sustained minor roof, awning, and gutter damage. The tornado continued its path north-northeast into western Albertville before dissipating.

2006

9

22

1538

Marshall

F0

0.1

0

0

1 N Arab


A small and brief tornado was witnessed and photographed by two residents along Highway 69 just northeast of Arab looking west along State Highway 69. Trees were knocked down near the location of the photographed tornado, but it is not certain if this damage was directly related to the tornado or its parent thunderstorm.

2006

4

7

2215

Marshall


Storm Survey

F0

0.1

0

0

3 N Arab


A short lived F0 tornado severely damaged a large barn and storage area near the Cherokee ridge sign and Exxon station near Highway 231.

2002

3

29

2320

Marshall

F1

8.7

0

0

W Red Hill-WSW Albertville


A tornado first touched down at a cemetary just west of Red Hill. The F1 tornado travelled on a near due east path crossing CR 14 (Warrenton Road), a small ridge and SR 79. The tornado then climbed another ridge downing trees. Once on top of the ridge, the tornado paralleled Section Line Road (CR 166) downing trees and power lines and causing damage especially to out buildings, farm buildings, chicken houses, and other weak structures. Most substantial structures affected by the tornado had minimal damage as identified from visual inspection. The tornado ended at CR 152 (Oneonta Cut Off Road). Red Cross officials identified 3 structures with major damage and 18 with minor damage.

2001

11

24

1341

Marshall


Storm Survey

F2

2

0

7

Union Grove


A supercell thunderstorm produced a tornado in the Union Grove area. The tornado began at 1:41 pm, 5.3 miles northwest of Union Grove, near Shumate Mountain. The tornado moved northeast crossing CR 240 and ending at 1:44 pm near the base of Benton Round Mountain. The heaviest damage occurred southwest of CR 240. Ten to 15 mobile homes were destroyed, 5 homes suffered varying degrees of damage, several outbuildings and barns were destroyed, an ultra-lite hangar was destroyed, 2 hunting cabins were destroyed, and 7 people received minor injuries.

1996

9

28

50

Marshall


Storm Survey

F2

2.5

0

0

Grant


Around 1:50 am CDT a small but briefly strong tornado struck in northern Marshall County just southeast and east of Grant. The tornado path began about 2.5 miles south-southeast of Grant just off County Road 503 and extended in a northeastward direction for 2.5 miles. The damage path ended 3 miles east of Grant and just south of County Road 34. Total path length was 2.5 miles. Marshall County Emergency Management Agency reported that four houses were destroyed and five homes and four house trailers sustained damage. Six greenhouses were also totally wrecked. Fortunately, many of the destroyed houses were unoccupied at the time of the tornado with occupants away for the weekend.

1995

2

16

528

Marshall-DeKalb

F2

12

0

3

2 SSW Martling-1 SW Lakeview


10 homes were destroyed, 40 homes damaged, and 30 chicken houses were damaged.

1995

2

16

459

Cullman-Marshall

F3

14

6

130

3 W Joppa-5 SW Guntersville


One death occurred in a house and the others occurred in mobile homes. 157 homes were destroyed and 12 businesses were destroyed.

1994

3

27

1102

Marshall


Storm Survey

F2

6

0

30

Guntersville


A number of residences were damaged near Big Spring Creek. 103 homes were damaged, 45 of them along Spring Creek Drive and 8 along Highway 79.

1994

2

23

340

Marshall

F0

0.3

0

0

Boaz


One barn and one garage were destroyed.

1986

3

12

2020

Cullman-Marshall

F2

7

0

5

Near Arab


5 members of one family were injured when their vehicles were hit by the tornado. 6 mobile homes and 5 homes were damaged. Numerous trees and power lines were blown down.

1985

4

5

1645

Marshall

F3

8

0

5

Albertville


Numerous homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed. Numeorus barns and chicken houses were destroyed. The greatest damage occurred near US 431 in Albertville.

1984

7

5

130

Marshall

F1

2.5

0

0

Guntersville


Damage was mainly to trees, boathouses, piers, and power lines.

1983

5

19

1435

Marshall

F1

1.5

0

2

Near Boaz


No tornado details were available.

1983

2

22

1528

Marshall

F2

2.2

0

2

Albertville


2 people were injured as their mobile home was demolished. 4 homes, 11 mobile homes, 1 business, and one chicken house were destroyed. One home, 4 mobile homes, and at least 30 other buildings were damaged some severely. Baseball size hail was reported with this storm.

1982

1

3

2245

Marshall

F2

2.5

0

1

Arab


Several homes and outbuildings were damaged. Many trees and power lines were knocked down. One home was unroofed and blown off its foundation.

1981

5

18

1810

Marshall

NA

0.1

0

0

Near Guntersville


A roof of a motorcycle repair shop was torn off.

1978

5

13

35

Marshall

NA

8

0

0

Camp Cha-la-kee-Monsanto


Numerous trees were blown down and some damage to homes and outbuildings.

1976

7

31

1200

Marshall

NA

0.25

0

0

Claysville


Several businesses and a mobile home were damaged in this brief tornado.

1976

5

6

1750

Marshall

NA

2

0

0

Guntersville Lake


15 large boats were damaged at a marina.

1975

5

8

2148

Marshall

NA

0.5

0

0

Boaz


2 homes were damaged and 4 barns were damaged.

1974

10

15

1530

Blount-Marshall-Dekalb

F1

N/A

0

1

Cleveland-Albertville-Geraldine


Several chicken houses destroyed and water was sucked from a small pond in Cleveland. An automobile was overturned in Albertville, injuring one of the occupants.

1974

5

2

1330

Marshall

F2

2

0

0

Mt Hebron


One home was demolished. Several farm buildings were destroyed.

1973

5

27

1330

Cullman-Marshall-Jackson

F2

25

0

6

Hulaco-Arab-Eddy


At least 50 buildings were damaged or destroyed. All the injuries occurred near Arab.

1973

5

8

410

Marshall-DeKalb

F2

30

2

12

Guntersville-Geraldine-S Rainsville


Many trailers and other buildings were destroyed. All of the deaths and most of the injuries occurred just north of Geraldine. Many farm buildings were destroyed.

1973

1

26

1545

Marshall

NA

0.5

0

0

Albertville


The tornado struck a mobile home park near Albertville. 2 unoccupied mobile homes were destroyed and damaged a few more. One store was also damaged.

1972

6

27

845

Marshall

NA

NA

0

2

Arab


One mobile home and one workshop were destroyed. One service station was damaged.

1968

4

4

1300

Marshall

F2

3

0

0

Albertville


At least 5 homes were destroyed along with numerous outbuildings and barns. Several other structures were damaged.

1964

4

7

Morning

Marshall

NA

NA

0

0

Arab


A large cafe and a service station were both unroofed.

1962

3

25

1715

Marshall

F2

0.5

0

0

Douglas


3 homes and 2 barns were destroyed.

1961

3

7

2340

Cullman-Morgan-Marshall

F2

25

0

8

W Fairview-Hulaco-Eddy-Union Grove-Guntersville Dam


At least 25 homes were destroyed and 50 other buildings or homes were damaged.

1958

4

6

3

Marshall-Jackson

F2

28

0

1

Albertville-Section


At least 6 homes were destroyed along the path.

1957

11

18

1730

Blount-Marshall

F4

30

3

12

Rosa-Snead-Horton


40 homes were destroyed in Blount County and all the fatalities occurred there.

1957

4

8

1045

Cullman-Morgan-Marshall

F2

15

0

0

Piney Grove-Hulaco


Several small homes and barns were destroyed. This was a twin to the 1015 storm and the damage and deaths totals are included together.

1957

4

8

1015

Morgan-Marshall

F3

35

2

125

6 SW Falkville-10 N Arab


At least 150 homes were damaged or destroyed in Morgan County where 2 people were killed.

1944

3

6

1500

Blount-Marshall

F2

10

2

40

2.0 SE Douglas-N Boaz


The upper story of the Pine Grove School ws torn off. One student was killed and 20 were injured. 10 homes were destroyed. Another fatality occurred in a field.

1939

4

11

1200

Madison-Marshall

F2

4

1

11

5 SW Woodville


Several small homes and a mill were destroyed along the Paint Rock River. One man was killed as he took cover in the mill. Several injuries occurred in homes.

1932

3

21

1630

Cullman-Morgan-Marshall

F4

25

18

100

4 S Cullman-3 W Arab


Rural homes were demolished in Phelan, Bolti, Berlin, and Fairview. Many people were injured in a box factory south of Berlin and one home was leveled and 6 people were killed. A teacher was killed in Fairview. All deaths occurred in Cullman County and 74 homes were demolished.

1917

5

28

100

Madison-Marshall-Jackson

F3

18

6

35

Near New Hope


At least 20 homes were demolished and deaths occurred in at least 4 separate homes.

1909

10

14

1700

Marshall-Jackson

F2

15

7

50

S Woodville-8 S Scottsboro


Several people died in northern Marshall County and another 10 in small communities along the path in Jackson County. At least 40 homes were damaged or destroyed. Some of the communities hit by this tornado are now under Lake Guntersville.

1908

4

24

1440

Walker-Jefferson-Blount-Marshall-Dekalb


Storm Report

F4

105

35

188

Dora-Bergens-Warrior-Albertville-Sylvania


This may have been a family of tornadoes. 12 people were killed betwen Dora and Bergens. Bergens was obliterated. 2 people were killed in Warrior, one near Royal, and 2 in Wynnville. 15 people were killed and 150 injured in Albertville.

1896

6

9

1100

Marshall

F2

2

0

15

3 S Guntersville


5 small homes were destroyed and 7 homes were damaged in the Wyeth City community.

1885

1

11

1900

Blount-Cullman-Marshall-Dekalb

F2

35

3

20

Warrior River-4 S Albertville-Collinsville


One person was killed in Marshall Co and two in Dekalb Co. A child was killed and 13 were injured near Collinsville.

1884

3

11

2000

Marshall

F2

10

2

20

8 N Friendship-5 SE Guntersville


15 farms had buildings that were damaged or destroyed. 30 buildings were blown down. One man was killed in a wagon while riding in an open field.

Source: National Weather Service


Table E-2. Marshall Tornadoes, 1950-2008 (NCDC)

36 TORNADO (s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008.

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 MARSHALL

04/08/1957

1015

Tornado

F3

0

0

0K

0

2 MARSHALL

11/18/1957

1730

Tornado

F4

0

6

250K

0

3 MARSHALL

04/06/1958

0003

Tornado

F3

0

1

250K

0

4 MARSHALL

03/07/1961

2340

Tornado

F3

0

8

250K

0

5 MARSHALL

03/25/1962

1715

Tornado

F1

0

0

25K

0

6 MARSHALL

04/07/1964

1000

Tornado

F1

0

0

25K

0

7 MARSHALL

04/04/1968

1300

Tornado

F2

0

0

250K

0

8 MARSHALL

06/27/1972

0845

Tornado

F2

0

2

25K

0

9 MARSHALL

01/26/1973

1545

Tornado

F2

0

0

25K

0

10 MARSHALL

05/08/1973

0410

Tornado

F2

0

0

2.5M

0

11 MARSHALL

05/27/1973

1330

Tornado

F2

0

3

250K

0

12 MARSHALL

05/02/1974

1330

Tornado

F2

0

0

25K

0

13 MARSHALL

10/15/1974

1605

Tornado

F1

0

1

3K

0

14 MARSHALL

05/08/1975

2148

Tornado

F1

0

0

25K

0

15 MARSHALL

05/06/1976

1750

Tornado

F1

0

0

25K

0

16 MARSHALL

07/31/1976

1200

Tornado

F1

0

0

250K

0

17 MARSHALL

05/12/1978

2335

Tornado

F1

0

0

0K

0

18 MARSHALL

05/18/1981

1810

Tornado

F1

0

0

25K

0

19 MARSHALL

01/03/1982

2245

Tornado

F2

0

1

25K

0

20 MARSHALL

02/22/1983

1528

Tornado

F2

0

0

2.5M

0

21 MARSHALL

05/19/1983

1435

Tornado

F1

0

2

25K

0

22 MARSHALL

07/05/1984

0130

Tornado

F1

0

0

25K

0

23 MARSHALL

04/05/1985

1645

Tornado

F3

0

5

2.5M

0

24 MARSHALL

03/12/1986

2022

Tornado

F2

0

5

2.5M

0

25 MARSHALL

02/23/1994

0340

Tornado

F0

0

0

500K

0

26 Guntersville

03/27/1994

1102

Tornado

F2

0

30

5.0M

0

27 Martling

02/16/1995

0528

Tornado

F2

0

3

500K

1K

28 Grant

09/28/1996

12:50 AM

Tornado

F2

0

0

300K

50K

29 Union Grove

11/24/2001

01:41 PM

Tornado

F2

0

7

400K

0K

30 Red Hill

03/29/2002

11:20 PM

Tornado

F1

0

0

1.4M

0K

31 Arab

04/07/2006

10:15 PM

Tornado

F0

0

0

20K

0

32 Arab

09/22/2006

03:38 PM

Tornado

F0

0

0

0

0

33 Albertville

09/22/2006

05:06 PM

Tornado

F1

0

0

90K

0

34 Guntersville Muni Ar

02/06/2008

04:45 AM

Tornado

F1

0

0

0K

0K

35 Oleander

04/11/2008

13:16 PM

Tornado

F0

0

0

2K

0K

36 Grant

04/11/2008

13:33 PM

Tornado

F0

0

0

10K

0K

TOTALS:

0

74

20.000M

51K

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-3. Local News Reports of Tornadoes

Tornado Events, Local News Reports

Date

Source

Comment

5/22/69

The Advertiser-Gleam

Small tornado caused structural damage

1/28/74

Arab Tribune

Tornado hits Brashiers Chapel Community destroying chicken house with 18,700 chickens.

4/12/79

The Advertiser-Gleam

Tornado damaged 7 Gunters Mountain buildings, power outage

7/85

The Advertiser-Gleam

Small tornado ripped up trees, power lines and damaged boat houses in Signal Point.

8/15/85

Arab Tribune

Tornadoes across Marshall County cause much damage.

4/5/86

The Advertiser-Gleam

Tornado hits causing property damage

6/12/89

The Advertiser-Gleam

Small tornado tore up a barn, ripped roof off mobile home, downed trees, power outage

11/22/92

Arab Tribune

Small tornado hits Union Grove

4/21/96

Arab Tribune

Tornado destroyed chicken house and killed 18,000 chickens.

3/5/97

Arab Tribune

Tornado hits downtown Arab, roofs ripped from businesses, barn toppled.`

5/26/98

The Advertiser-Gleam

Tornado tore off roofs, damaged homes, blew down trees, hail

Recent Arab Tribune News Reports on Tornadoes

Tornado-packed storm hits Union Grove
Rated EF-0, it damages home, church By DAVID MOORE - The Arab Tribune While it wasn't a big one, it was still a tornado. And was strong enough to damage the home of Mike, Deb and Jenna Stone Friday afternoon in Union Grove. It also caused some damage...
5.5K - Apr. 16, 2008; scored 1000.0

Arab ducks 'tornado'
Linn's lake house on Buck Island burns By DAVID MOORE - The Arab Tribune Arab apparently ducked a tornado early Wednesday morning, but the storm brought nearly two inches of rain and washed out a section of 10th Street NW. Winds from the same storm...
5.3K - Feb. 11, 2008; scored 1000.0

Couple from Arab at school when tornado rips Enterprise
Arab natives Kevin and Heather Hart Collins were at Enterprise High School and Enterprise Elementary School when a tornado hit Thursday, killing eight people. The 1985 Arab High School graduates work at the schools, which are located next to each other...
1.7K - Mar. 5, 2007; scored 1000.0

Tornado buzzes Brindley Mountain
Marcus Broadway was at home on Arrowhead Drive Friday afternoon listening to the police scanner when he heard a funnel cloud had been spotted moving east from Arab toward Grassy. He drove the block or so up to the intersection of Ala. 69 east of town...
6.6K - Sep. 27, 2006; scored 1000.0

Be prepared, be safe during tornado season
Sixty-three - the number of tornadoes that swept across the Midwest and South Sunday night, according to estimates by the National Weather Service. Twenty-seven - the number of people killed by the deadly twisters. Fifteen - the number of people killed...
2.7K - Apr. 5, 2006; scored 1000.0


Past Occurrences of Severe Storms

Table E-4. Marshall County Heavy Rain Events, 1950-2008

3 PRECIPITATION event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008 .

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 Arab

03/27/1994

0000

Heavy Rain

N/A

0

0

0

0

2 Countywide

06/01/1997

12:00 AM

Heavy Rain

N/A

0

0

0K

50K

3 Albertville

06/28/1999

03:00 PM

Heavy Rain

N/A

1

1

0K

0K

TOTALS:

1

1

0

50K

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-5. Marshall County Thunderstorm and High Wind Events, 1950-2008

183 THUNDERSTORM & HIGH WIND event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008.

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 MARSHALL

06/09/1960

1500

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

2 MARSHALL

03/18/1961

2300

Tstm Wind

53 kts.

0

0

0

0

3 MARSHALL

04/17/1964

0900

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

4 MARSHALL

04/12/1965

0230

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

5 MARSHALL

05/07/1967

0130

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

6 MARSHALL

07/08/1969

1630

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

7 MARSHALL

05/27/1973

1440

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

8 MARSHALL

01/28/1974

0815

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

9 MARSHALL

03/07/1975

1340

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

10 MARSHALL

06/14/1975

1500

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

11 MARSHALL

06/20/1975

2130

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

12 MARSHALL

04/04/1977

1150

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

13 MARSHALL

04/08/1979

2355

Tstm Wind

75 kts.

0

0

0

0

14 MARSHALL

05/31/1981

1200

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

15 MARSHALL

07/24/1981

1730

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

16 MARSHALL

05/31/1982

1700

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

17 MARSHALL

11/20/1983

0140

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

18 MARSHALL

11/23/1983

1400

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

19 MARSHALL

03/27/1984

2013

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

20 MARSHALL

07/22/1984

1730

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

21 MARSHALL

04/05/1985

1635

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

22 MARSHALL

04/05/1985

1710

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

23 MARSHALL

06/07/1985

1645

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

24 MARSHALL

06/07/1985

1645

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

25 MARSHALL

06/25/1985

1530

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

26 MARSHALL

07/10/1985

2050

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

27 MARSHALL

07/10/1985

2110

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

28 MARSHALL

07/15/1985

1755

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

29 MARSHALL

07/15/1985

1811

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

30 MARSHALL

08/01/1985

1635

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

31 MARSHALL

12/01/1985

0915

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

32 MARSHALL

02/17/1986

2103

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

33 MARSHALL

02/17/1986

2155

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

34 MARSHALL

03/13/1986

0120

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

35 MARSHALL

07/28/1986

2030

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

36 MARSHALL

07/06/1987

1710

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

37 MARSHALL

01/19/1988

1830

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

38 MARSHALL

07/16/1988

1250

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

39 MARSHALL

09/24/1988

1800

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

40 MARSHALL

06/12/1989

1810

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

41 MARSHALL

06/12/1989

1810

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

42 MARSHALL

11/15/1989

1730

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

43 MARSHALL

08/04/1990

1735

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

44 MARSHALL

08/18/1990

1740

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

45 MARSHALL

08/29/1990

2222

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

46 MARSHALL

04/08/1991

1235

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

47 MARSHALL

04/27/1991

1445

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

48 MARSHALL

06/04/1991

1628

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

49 MARSHALL

03/10/1992

0157

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

50 MARSHALL

03/10/1992

0240

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

51 MARSHALL

06/18/1992

1615

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

52 MARSHALL

07/05/1992

1300

Tstm Wind

65 kts.

0

0

0

0

53 MARSHALL

04/15/1993

0615

Thunderstorm Winds

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

54 Arab; Martling & Popl

04/15/1994

0915

Thunderstorm Winds/hail

1 kts.

0

0

5K

0

55 MARSHALL

05/15/1994

1920

Thunderstorm Winds

0 kts.

0

0

5K

0

56 Guntersville

06/16/1994

1800

Thunderstorm Winds

50 kts.

0

0

500K

0

57 Grant

06/26/1994

2218

Thunderstorm Winds

0 kts.

0

0

50K

0

58 Grant And Union Grove

06/29/1994

0549

Thunderstorm Winds

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0

59 Grant

03/07/1995

1805

Thunderstorm Winds

0 kts.

0

0

0

0

60 Swearengin

03/07/1995

1832

Thunderstorm Winds

0 kts.

0

0

5K

0

61 Albertville

06/06/1995

2002

Thunderstorm Winds

0 kts.

0

0

25K

0

62 Guntersville

06/10/1995

1300

Thunderstorm Winds

50 kts.

0

0

10K

0

63 Guntersville Union Gr

07/04/1995

1615

Thunderstorm Winds

0 kts.

0

0

8K

0

64 Warrenton

08/20/1995

1355

Thunderstorm Winds

0 kts.

0

0

3K

0

65 ALZ001>050

10/04/1995

1200

Hurricane Opal/high Winds

N/A

2

0

0.1B

10.0M

66 ALZ001>018 - 020 - 022

01/18/1996

06:00 PM

High Wind

40 kts.

0

0

400K

0

67 Arab

04/14/1996

09:00 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

75K

10K

68 Arab

04/20/1996

11:10 PM

Tstm Wind

56 kts.

0

0

130K

2K

69 Arab

04/29/1996

03:05 PM

Tstm Wind/hail

50 kts.

0

0

35K

4K

70 Boaz

07/07/1996

04:45 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

10K

0K

71 Arab

08/24/1996

02:10 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

15K

3K

72 Guntersville

08/24/1996

02:15 PM

Tstm Wind/hail

75 kts.

0

0

15K

3K

73 Boaz

09/16/1996

04:30 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

8K

1K

74 Grant

09/16/1996

09:00 AM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

35K

5K

75 Douglas

01/24/1997

04:40 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

7K

1K

76 Douglas

01/24/1997

05:00 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

8K

1K

77 Arab

03/05/1997

02:35 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

20K

0K

78 Albertville

03/05/1997

03:00 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

10K

0K

79 Guntersville

03/05/1997

03:00 PM

Tstm Wind

0 kts.

0

0

6K

0K

80 Albertville

05/28/1997

07:15 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

9K

0K

81 Union Grove

07/28/1997

02:45 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

7K

0K

82 Arab

07/28/1997

02:50 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

4K

0K

83 ALZ008

02/16/1998

03:30 AM

High Wind

39 kts.

0

0

3K

0K

84 ALZ008 - 017 - 024>025 - 032>033 - 035 - 039

02/22/1998

11:00 AM

High Wind

44 kts.

0

0

54K

0K

85 Grant

03/19/1998

10:45 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

86 Guntersville

05/07/1998

05:45 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

10K

5K

87 Grant

05/26/1998

03:24 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

5K

10K

88 Countywide

06/05/1998

04:40 AM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

45K

10K

89 Arab

06/15/1998

09:00 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

20K

5K

90 Albertville

06/25/1998

03:55 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

91 Albertville

06/30/1998

04:30 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

92 Albertville

07/20/1998

02:50 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

10K

0K

93 Guntersville

07/23/1998

06:00 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

94 Boaz

07/24/1998

02:30 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

95 Horton

01/22/1999

07:37 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

96 Boaz

02/27/1999

07:45 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

97 Warrenton

04/19/1999

10:30 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

2K

0K

98 Albertville

06/02/1999

12:25 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

2K

0K

99 Arab

06/05/1999

02:10 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

100 Boaz

06/05/1999

02:20 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

2K

0K

101 Boaz

07/07/1999

05:30 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

102 Boaz

07/24/1999

12:30 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

103 Grant

08/19/1999

06:15 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

104 Boaz

02/13/2000

08:05 PM

Tstm Wind

65 kts.

0

0

45K

0K

105 Countywide

07/20/2000

04:20 PM

Tstm Wind

65 kts.

0

0

70K

0K

106 Guntersville

08/10/2000

05:10 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

3K

0K

107 ALZ006>010 - 016>019 - 023>025 - 027

11/24/2000

03:00 PM

High Wind

50 kts.

0

0

26K

0K

108 Countywide

02/16/2001

03:40 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

109 Grant

06/21/2001

07:08 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

3K

0K

110 Guntersville

07/03/2001

03:00 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

2K

0K

111 Countywide

07/05/2001

12:15 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

4K

0K

112 Union Grove

05/13/2002

10:57 AM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

5K

0K

113 Boaz

07/02/2002

03:19 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

3K

0K

114 Union Grove

08/02/2002

09:35 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

10K

0K

115 Boaz

08/20/2002

02:30 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

70K

0K

116 Arab

11/10/2002

09:45 PM

Tstm Wind

65 kts.

0

0

125K

0K

117 Union Grove

02/22/2003

02:10 AM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

118 Claysville

03/19/2003

09:55 AM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

119 Boaz

05/02/2003

04:45 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

120 Albertville

05/05/2003

01:10 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

121 Albertville

05/05/2003

01:20 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

122 Albertville

05/05/2003

05:00 AM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

123 Albertville

05/05/2003

05:10 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

124 Guntersville

05/05/2003

12:46 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

2K

0

125 Guntersville

06/11/2003

11:18 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

126 Arab

07/21/2003

03:27 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

127 Douglas

11/18/2003

01:54 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

128 Grant

06/22/2004

05:15 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

129 Boaz

07/06/2004

06:35 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

130 Arab

07/07/2004

04:07 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

131 Douglas

07/07/2004

04:45 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

132 Horton

07/07/2004

04:45 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

133 Guntersville

07/12/2004

01:05 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

134 Warrenton

07/12/2004

01:08 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

135 Guntersville

07/13/2004

11:10 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

136 Countywide

07/14/2004

03:20 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

137 Hustlerville

07/14/2004

06:05 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

5K

0

138 Arab

07/25/2004

03:40 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

139 ALZ001>010 - 016

09/16/2004

04:55 AM

High Wind

50 kts.

0

3

2.5M

0

140 Arab

12/09/2004

07:55 AM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

141 Guntersville

12/09/2004

08:35 AM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

142 Albertville

12/09/2004

09:15 AM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

143 Grant

04/01/2005

04:50 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

0

0

144 Grant

04/01/2005

04:55 PM

Tstm Wind

55 kts.

0

0

0

0

145 Boaz

04/30/2005

03:20 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

146 Arab

07/27/2005

03:32 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

147 Albertville

08/12/2005

11:25 AM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

148 Arab

08/22/2005

03:07 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

149 Union Grove

11/15/2005

09:30 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

150 Arab

03/09/2006

05:34 PM

Tstm Wind

70 kts.

0

0

1K

0

151 Union Grove

03/13/2006

06:35 PM

Tstm Wind

70 kts.

0

0

5K

0

152 Hebron

04/03/2006

03:47 AM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

153 Guntersville

04/21/2006

04:45 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

154 Guntersville

04/21/2006

04:48 PM

Tstm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0

0

155 Guntersville

05/11/2006

08:45 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

156 Albertville

07/02/2006

03:15 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

157 Albertville

07/19/2006

01:10 PM

Tstm Wind

70 kts.

0

0

20K

0

158 Arab

07/19/2006

01:10 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

159 Albertville

07/19/2006

12:35 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

160 Boaz

07/28/2006

02:05 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

161 Arab

09/22/2006

04:00 PM

Tstm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0

0

162 ALZ008

12/25/2006

00:00 AM

High Wind

50 kts.

0

0

1K

0K

163 Little New York

04/03/2007

22:57 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

60 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

164 Swearengin

07/01/2007

13:40 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

165 Grant

08/01/2007

16:28 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

166 Guntersville Lake

08/01/2007

16:28 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

167 Arab

08/10/2007

11:55 AM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

168 Claysville

08/17/2007

14:02 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

169 Guntersville

08/17/2007

14:38 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

170 Oleander

08/17/2007

16:04 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

70 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

171 Union Grove

08/17/2007

16:11 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

172 Arab

08/17/2007

16:47 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

173 Columbus City

01/10/2008

17:10 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

52 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

174 Martling

01/10/2008

17:20 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

52 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

175 Union Grove

01/10/2008

18:10 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

52 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

176 ALZ006>008 - 016

01/29/2008

20:00 PM

High Wind

43 kts.

0

0

10K

0K

177 Guntersville

02/06/2008

05:43 AM

Thunderstorm Wind

52 kts.

0

0

1K

0K

178 Grant

04/11/2008

13:50 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

52 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

179 Douglas

05/20/2008

16:15 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

52 kts.

0

0

0K

0K

180 Whitesville

05/20/2008

16:15 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

61 kts.

0

0

2K

0K

181 Guntersville

05/27/2008

16:22 PM

Thunderstorm Wind

52 kts.

0

0

1K

0K

182 Grant

12/10/2008

01:10 AM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

1K

183 Guntersville

12/10/2008

01:10 AM

Thunderstorm Wind

50 kts.

0

0

0K

1K

TOTALS:

2

3

104.521M

10.062M

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-6. Marshall County Lightning Events, 1950-2008

15 LIGHTNING event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008 .

Click on Location or County to display Details.

Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 Boaz

03/24/1994

1637

Lightning

N/A

0

0

5K

0

2 Guntersville

04/15/1994

0930

Lightning

N/A

0

0

50K

0

3 Albertville

06/22/1994

1230

Lightning

N/A

0

0

5K

0

4 Brindlee Mountain

02/15/1995

1630

Lightning

N/A

0

1

5K

0

5 Boaz

07/15/1995

1321

Lightning

N/A

0

0

25K

0

6 Boaz

07/15/1995

1349

Lightning

N/A

0

0

8K

0

7 Boaz

08/06/1995

1710

Lightning

N/A

0

0

25K

0

8 Arab

04/29/1996

02:45 PM

Lightning

N/A

0

0

15K

0K

9 Boaz

08/08/1996

03:00 PM

Lightning

N/A

0

0

15K

0K

10 Horton

06/14/1997

01:00 AM

Lightning

N/A

0

0

7K

0K

11 Arab

07/07/1998

05:30 PM

Lightning

N/A

0

0

30K

0K

12 Guntersville

02/09/1999

07:30 PM

Lightning

N/A

0

0

12K

0K

13 Guntersville

07/24/1999

02:40 PM

Lightning

N/A

0

0

5K

0K

14 Grant

06/25/2002

10:00 AM

Lightning

N/A

0

0

25K

0K

15 Albertville

04/03/2006

03:57 AM

Lightning

N/A

0

0

2K

0

TOTALS:

0

1

234K

0

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-7. Marshall County Hail Events, 1950-2008

104 HAIL event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008.

Click on Location or County to display Details.

Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 MARSHALL

05/12/1967

0950

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

2 MARSHALL

04/14/1968

1730

Hail

2.00 in.

0

0

0

0

3 MARSHALL

01/28/1974

0815

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

4 MARSHALL

03/07/1975

1340

Hail

2.75 in.

0

0

0

0

5 MARSHALL

05/08/1975

2148

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

6 MARSHALL

02/22/1983

1500

Hail

2.75 in.

0

0

0

0

7 MARSHALL

05/02/1984

1410

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

0

0

8 MARSHALL

07/31/1986

1332

Hail

2.75 in.

0

0

0

0

9 MARSHALL

03/05/1989

1423

Hail

2.00 in.

0

0

0

0

10 MARSHALL

04/04/1989

0420

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

11 MARSHALL

04/04/1989

1000

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

12 MARSHALL

04/04/1989

1035

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

13 MARSHALL

05/03/1990

1820

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

14 MARSHALL

03/06/1992

1522

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

15 MARSHALL

10/10/1992

1442

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

16 Arab; Martling & Popl

04/15/1994

0915

Thunderstorm Winds/hail

1 kts.

0

0

5K

0

17 Grant

06/26/1994

2226

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

18 Black Island

06/26/1994

2248

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

19 Beulah

01/28/1995

1555

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

20 Arab

03/15/1996

01:42 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

12K

0

21 Arab

04/29/1996

03:05 PM

Tstm Wind/hail

50 kts.

0

0

35K

4K

22 Guntersville

08/24/1996

02:15 PM

Tstm Wind/hail

75 kts.

0

0

15K

3K

23 Arab

01/24/1997

04:20 PM

Hail

1.50 in.

0

0

8K

2K

24 Albertville

01/24/1997

04:49 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

7K

0K

25 Guntersville

01/24/1997

05:00 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

10K

3K

26 Douglas

04/28/1997

03:45 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

5K

0K

27 Albertville

04/28/1997

05:28 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

3K

0K

28 Guntersville

05/02/1997

06:48 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

15K

5K

29 Arab

03/19/1998

10:58 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

30 Union Grove

04/03/1998

05:18 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

31 Albertville

04/03/1998

05:55 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

32 Arab

04/08/1998

06:37 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

33 Arab

04/08/1998

06:45 PM

Hail

2.75 in.

0

0

50K

20K

34 Arab

04/08/1998

06:52 PM

Hail

2.75 in.

0

0

55K

18K

35 Guntersville

04/08/1998

06:59 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

10K

5K

36 Albertville

04/08/1998

07:11 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0K

0K

37 Albertville

04/08/1998

07:14 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

20K

10K

38 Horton

04/16/1998

09:40 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

39 Boaz

02/27/1999

07:45 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0K

0K

40 Highpoint

04/19/1999

10:30 AM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0K

0K

41 Grant

05/05/1999

11:40 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

3K

0K

42 Arab

02/13/2000

07:45 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

2K

0K

43 Guntersville

04/27/2000

07:10 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

2K

0K

44 Arab

07/26/2000

02:57 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

45 Arab

05/28/2001

04:35 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0K

0K

46 Arab

06/26/2001

02:25 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

2K

0K

47 Albertville

11/24/2001

01:45 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

48 Horton

05/03/2002

11:40 AM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0K

0K

49 Highpoint

07/02/2002

03:19 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

50 Guntersville

08/20/2002

02:13 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0K

0K

51 Arab

08/26/2002

03:35 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

52 Grant

02/22/2003

04:05 AM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

53 Albertville

03/19/2003

12:15 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

54 Albertville

03/19/2003

12:27 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

55 Albertville

03/19/2003

12:38 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

56 Guntersville

04/25/2003

04:05 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

57 Albertville

04/25/2003

04:15 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

58 Albertville

05/02/2003

01:30 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

0

0

59 Arab

05/02/2003

01:30 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

0

0

60 Arab

05/02/2003

01:55 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

0

0

61 Guntersville

05/02/2003

02:05 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

62 Horton

05/02/2003

02:15 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

63 Arab

05/02/2003

03:40 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

64 Albertville

05/02/2003

04:22 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

65 Boaz

05/02/2003

04:23 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

66 Albertville

05/02/2003

04:30 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

67 Boaz

05/02/2003

04:30 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

68 Guntersville

05/05/2003

12:46 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

69 Albertville

05/05/2003

12:50 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

70 Union Grove

03/30/2004

02:30 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

71 Guntersville

07/13/2004

11:30 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

72 Union Grove

02/21/2005

06:43 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

73 Arab

02/21/2005

06:49 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

74 Scant City

02/21/2005

06:49 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

75 Albertville

02/21/2005

07:42 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

76 Douglas

02/21/2005

08:10 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

77 Grant

04/07/2005

01:36 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

78 Guntersville

04/22/2005

05:39 PM

Hail

1.25 in.

0

0

0

0

79 Arab

06/20/2005

06:40 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

80 Union Grove

12/04/2005

02:00 AM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

81 Union Grove

04/07/2006

10:22 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

15K

0

82 Grant

04/07/2006

10:32 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

20K

0

83 Albertville

04/18/2006

04:15 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

84 Boaz

04/18/2006

04:50 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

85 Albertville

04/19/2006

04:19 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

86 Albertville

04/19/2006

04:21 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

87 Mc Ville

04/19/2006

04:25 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

88 Boaz

04/19/2006

04:30 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

89 Boaz

04/19/2006

04:44 PM

Hail

1.25 in.

0

0

0

0

90 Arab

04/20/2006

02:40 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0

0

91 Union Grove

04/20/2006

05:08 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0

0

92 Arab

04/20/2006

05:09 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

0

0

93 Arab

04/21/2006

02:30 AM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

0

0

94 Grant

04/21/2006

03:50 AM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

95 Grant

05/13/2006

08:55 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

96 Douglas

06/22/2006

05:26 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0

0

97 Albertville

05/03/2007

13:35 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

98 Union Grove

04/11/2008

13:20 PM

Hail

1.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

99 Grant

04/11/2008

13:40 PM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0K

0K

100 Union Grove

04/11/2008

13:40 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0K

0K

101 Saratoga

06/01/2008

14:59 PM

Hail

0.75 in.

0

0

0K

0K

102 Highpoint

06/01/2008

15:00 PM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0K

0K

103 Boaz

08/07/2008

10:00 AM

Hail

1.00 in.

0

0

0K

0K

104 Arab

12/10/2008

01:10 AM

Hail

0.88 in.

0

0

0K

0K

TOTALS:

0

0

294K

70K

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-8. Local News Reports of Severe Storms

Severe Events, Local News Reports

Date

Source

Comment

6/7/62

Arab Tribune

Windstorm in Ruth Community, blew off roofs, downed trees, cut off power.

3/10/63

Arab Tribune

Wide spread damage through Marshall County.

4/7/70

The Advertiser-Gleam

Buildings damaged, trees down, blackout

1/5-6/70

The Advertiser-Gleam

Swearengin hit by storm, roofing blown off, trees toppled, chickens drown

5/18/73

Arab Tribune

High winds and possible tornado did heavy damage to homes and trailers in Brindlee Mountain area.

5/80

The Advertiser-Gleam

Major windstorm, property damage, trees toppled, traffic lights out

1/18/83

Arab Tribune

60 mph winds cause damage in Marshall County.

6/24/87

Arab Tribune

Storm with high winds, rain and possible tornado leaves 1,800-2,000 without power across Marshall County.

12/14/87

Arab Tribune

High winds cause minor damage in Arab area.

6/14/89

Arab Tribune

Wind left 4,000 customers without power

8/24/89

Arab Tribune

High winds cause 500 customers to be without power.

5/20/90

Arab Tribune

5,000 customers without power due to wind, lightning and rain.

6/23/91

Arab Tribune

High winds blew out church wall, culverts and roads washed out, power off.

6/20/93

Arab Tribune

High winds downed trees in Brindlee Mountain area.

8/18/93

Arab Tribune

High winds blow steeple off of church.

7/26/95

Arab Tribune

High winds down trees, damage roofs in Marshall County.


Past Occurrences of Floods

Table E-9. Marshall County Flood Events, 1950-2008

21 FLOOD event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008.

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 Arab

01/05/1997

01:05 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

5K

2K

2 Guntersville

05/02/1997

08:00 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

40K

5K

3 Albertville

06/17/1997

09:00 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

12K

0K

4 Countywide

01/07/1998

09:30 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

50K

5K

5 Boaz

06/28/1999

02:00 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

8K

0K

6 Countywide

04/03/2000

12:00 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

10K

0K

7 Arab

07/05/2001

12:30 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

3K

0K

8 Countywide

08/10/2001

08:00 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

4

100K

0K

9 Countywide

02/22/2003

06:45 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

10 Countywide

02/22/2003

09:46 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

11 Countywide

05/06/2003

10:00 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

250K

0

12 Douglas

06/17/2003

04:00 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

13 Claysville

06/19/2003

04:30 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

14 ALZ001 - 004 - 008 - 010 - 010

02/06/2004

01:00 AM

Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

15 Arab

03/05/2004

11:05 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

16 Guntersville

03/05/2004

11:05 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

17 Countywide

09/16/2004

04:36 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

18 Guntersville

10/19/2004

02:25 PM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

19 Countywide

12/09/2004

09:45 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0

0

20 Arab

02/06/2008

06:34 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

27K

0K

21 Albertville

02/06/2008

06:39 AM

Flash Flood

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

TOTALS:

0

4

505K

12K

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-10. Local News Reports of Flooding

Flooding in Marshall County, Local News Reports

Date

Source

Comment

2/9/69

The Advertiser-Gleam

Parches Cove, Paint Rock River Valley and Greenbrier Cove flooded

12/31/69-1/3/70

The Advertiser- Gleam

7 families evacuated

1/8/70

The Advertiser-Gleam

4 families in Greenbriar Cove and 3 in Parches Cove were marooned by flood

3/17/73

Arab Tribune

Flooding in low-lying areas of County, more than 8 inches of rain

4/26/73

The Advertiser-Gleam

Damaged houses, roads, school flooded. Parches Cove knew in advance and took precautions.

3/79

The Advertiser-Gleam

4 inches of rain, 1 death, Paint Rock River overflowed banks, roads washed out, oil entered building

3/20/80

The Advertiser-Gleam

Paint Rock River overflowed, courthouse flooded

9/16/88

Arab Tribune

3.85 inches of rain, washed out roads, caused by Hurricane Gilbert

2/21/90

The Advertiser-Gleam

County schools closed, washed out bridges, lake second highest it has been since 1939

12/23/90

Arab Tribune

12 inches of rain, washed out roads, $300,000 in damages

2/10/94

Arab Tribune

5.25 inches of rain brings flooding to Marshall County.

2/21/97

Arab Tribune

Roads in Arab closed

2/5/04

The Advertiser-Gleam

4 - 5 inches of rain, flooding, trees down, roads closed


Past Occurrences of Hurricanes

Table E-11. Marshall County Hurricane and Tropical Storm Events, 1950-2008

3 HURRICANE & TROPICAL STORM event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008.

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 ALZ001>050

10/04/1995

1200

Hurricane Opal/high Winds

N/A

2

0

0.1B

10.0M

2 ALZ001 - 001>003 - 005>010 - 016

07/10/2005

06:00 PM

Tropical Storm

N/A

0

0

0

0

3 ALZ001>010 - 016

08/29/2005

08:00 PM

Tropical Storm

N/A

0

0

0

0

TOTALS:

2

0

100.000M

10.000M

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Past Occurrences of Winter Storms/Freezes

Table E-12. Marshall County Snow and Ice Events, 1993-2008

15 SNOW & ICE event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008.

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 ALZ001>018

03/12/1993

2200

Winter Storm

N/A

4

0

5.0B

0

2 ALZ001>011 - 014 - 016>018 - 020

02/06/1995

2100

Snow/ice

N/A

0

0

0

0

3 North Alabama

02/11/1995

1300

Snow/ice

N/A

0

0

0

0

4 ALZ001>038

01/06/1996

08:00 PM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

380K

38K

5 ALZ001>027 - 030>032 - 034

02/01/1996

03:00 PM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

595K

0

6 ALZ003>015

02/16/1996

02:00 AM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

195K

0

7 ALZ001>010

01/10/1997

10:00 AM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

64K

0K

8 ALZ001>010 - 016 - 018>021 - 028>029 - 037>038 - 047

12/29/1997

01:00 AM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

9 ALZ006>010 - 018>021

02/04/1998

01:30 AM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

27K

0K

10 ALZ001>008 - 011>017

12/23/1998

02:00 AM

Ice Storm

N/A

1

0

14.4M

0K

11 ALZ001>010 - 016>018 - 020 - 026

01/06/1999

12:00 PM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

12 ALZ006 - 008 - 018>019 - 028

01/28/2000

04:00 AM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

75K

0K

13 ALZ006>010 - 016>018 - 024>027

03/20/2001

12:00 AM

Heavy Snow

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

14 ALZ008 - 010

02/26/2004

02:05 AM

Winter Storm

N/A

0

0

0

0

15 ALZ008 - 009

12/01/2008

02:30 AM

Winter Weather

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

TOTALS:

5

0

5.016B

38K

Source: National Climatic Data Center
Table E-13. Marshall County Extreme Cold Events, 1996-2008

2 COLD TEMPERATURE EXTREME event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008.

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 ALZ001>050

02/03/1996

06:00 PM

Extreme Cold

N/A

0

0

0

0

2 ALZ001>050

03/07/1996

08:00 AM

Extreme Cold

N/A

0

0

0

52.0M

TOTALS:

1

0

0

52.000M

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-14. Select Local News Reports of Winter Storms/Freezes

Date

Source

Comment

3/1/1960

Arab Tribune

Called out National Guard, Civil Defense, Highway Patrol, Electric and telephone crews from across Southeast. Parts of Alabama without power for 3 weeks.

3/17/1960

Arab Tribune

5 inches of snow

2/2/1961

Arab Tribune

700 without power in Arab area due to ice storm.

1/9/1962

Arab Tribune

More than 5inches of snow fell in parts of Marshall County.

12/18/1962

Arab Tribune

-4? F.

1/12/1963

Arab Tribune

Sub-freezing weather, ice then snow, closed Highway 231

12/22/1963

Arab Tribune

Snow turns to ice, closes roads, power out

12/31/1963

Arab Tribune

10.5 inches of snow, some drifts 18-20 inches

11/2/1966

Arab Tribune

3 inches of snow

1/11/1968

Arab Tribune

5 inches of snow, schools closed

2/15/1968

Arab Tribune

Major power outages in Marshall County

2/28/1968

The Advertiser-Gleam

2-5 inches of snow, schools closed, power outages

2/20/1969

Arab Tribune

Ice covers Brindlee Mountain topped by snow, power outages.

1/6/1970

Arab Tribune

3 inches of snow on Brindlee Mountain

1/14/1970

Arab Tribune

Ice, snow and fog cause travel problems on Brindlee Mountain for several days.

1/20/1970

Arab Tribune

Ice and snow closed schools and some roads.

2/2/1970

Arab Tribune

6? F at Brindlee Mountain

1/3/1977

Arab Tribune

Ice and snow closed roads in Arab area.

1/10/1977

Arab Tribune

6? F low and 27? F high for one week causes energy shortage in both gas and electricity.

1/9/1978

Arab Tribune

1.5 inches of snow fell on Brindlee Mountain, schools closed

2/18/1979

Arab Tribune

Ice storm paralyzed Arab and Brindlee Moutain. Power outage.

1/14/1982

Arab Tribune

4.5 inches of snow fell on Marshall County, roads closed

1/13/1983

Arab Tribune

Ice and snow close roads and schools in Marshall County.

1/2/1984

Arab Tribune

Hard freeze (0? F) caused broken water lines at Water Works storage tanks causing water shortage in some areas.

1/19/1985

Arab Tribune

1-3 inches of snow in Brindlee Mountain area.

1/19/1985

Arab Tribune

-11? F with 1 to 3 inches of snow in Brindlee Mountain area.

2/12/1985

Arab Tribune

2-4 inches of snow fell in Brindlee Mountain area, schools and roads closed.

1/27/1986

Arab Tribune

0? F, 2 inches of snow

1/21/1987

Arab Tribune

3 inches of snow in Arab, schools closed.

4/3/1987

Arab Tribune

5 inches of snow

1/6/1988

Arab Tribune

10-12 inches of snow fell across Alabama. About 175 chicken houses in five counties collapsed under the weight of ice and snow.

2/23/1989

Arab Tribune

2-3 inches of snow on Brindlee Mountain, schools closed, Hwy 69 closed.

1/15/1994

Arab Tribune

7? F deep freeze

2/2/1996

The Advertiser-Gleam

Half of County without power, parts of the lake froze, schools out for a week.

1/6/2001

The Advertiser-Gleam

Snow and ice closed schools.


Past Occurrences of Droughts/Heat Waves

Table E-15. Marshall County Drought Events, 1950-2008

17 DROUGHT event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008 .

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 ALZ001>004 - 008 - 010 - 016

03/27/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

2 ALZ001>010 - 016

04/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

3 ALZ001>010 - 016

05/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

4 ALZ001>010 - 016

06/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

5 ALZ001>010 - 016

07/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

6 ALZ001>010 - 016

08/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

7 ALZ001>010 - 016

09/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

8 ALZ001>010 - 016

10/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

9 ALZ001>010 - 016

11/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

10 ALZ001>010 - 016

12/01/2007

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

11 ALZ001>010 - 016

01/01/2008

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

12 ALZ001>010 - 016

02/01/2008

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

13 ALZ001>010 - 016

03/01/2008

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

14 ALZ001>010 - 016

04/01/2008

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

15 ALZ001 - 004>010 - 016

05/01/2008

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

16 ALZ004 - 006>010 - 016

06/01/2008

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

17 ALZ004>010 - 016

07/01/2008

00:00 AM

Drought

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

TOTALS:

0

0

0

0

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-16. Marshall County Extreme Heat Events, 1950-2008

3 HEAT EXTREME event(s) were reported in Marshall County, Alabama between 01/01/1950 and 12/31/2008 .

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Mag :
Dth :
Inj :
PrD :
CrD :

Magnitude
Deaths
Injuries
Property Damage
Crop Damage

Alabama

Location or County

Date

Time

Type

Mag

Dth

Inj

PrD

CrD

1 ALZ001>050

02/23/1996

08:00 AM

Excessive Heat

N/A

0

0

0

0

2 ALZ008

06/24/2000

05:00 PM

Excessive Heat

N/A

1

0

0K

0K

3 ALZ001>010 - 016

08/01/2007

00:00 AM

Heat

N/A

0

0

0K

0K

TOTALS:

1

0

0

52.000M

Source: National Climatic Data Center


Table E-17. Local News Reports of Droughts/Heat Waves

Drought/Heat Waves in Marshall County , Local News Reports

Date

Source

Comment

7/24/80

Arab Tribune

Heat wave breaks after eleven days of 100? F + weather. Power restrictions in place, thousands of broilers died

5/14/86

Arab Tribune

20 - 31" below normal, water conservation in effect

6/22/88

Arab Tribune

12" below normal, 60-70% corn damage

7/99 - 8/99

Advertiser Gleam

23 straight days of 90? F to 100? F + temperatures


Drought/Heat Wave

2007 is driest in 104 years, says weather service
The National Weather Service in Huntsville says that, so far, 2007 is the driest year on record, and May was the second driest May on record. Their records date back 104 years. The rain deficit for Arab in 2007 also continues to worsen. Rainfall measures...
2.3K - Jun. 5, 2007; scored 1000.0

Drought is 'bad, getting worse,' says county agent
"It's bad and getting worse." That's how Marshall County Extension Agent Chuck Howard sums up the dry conditions. Officially, the National Weather Service in Huntsville says we are in a mild to moderate drought and that it will take about three inches...
3.6K - Jun. 29, 2006; scored 1000.0

June sets back effort to wash away drought;
rain lags average by over 5 inches in areas By CHARLES WHISENANT - The Arab Tribune Through the end of May it appeared as though the Brindley Mountain area was recovering from months of drought. But after less than stellar rainfall in June, that is...
1.5K - Jul. 3, 2008; scored 1000.0

June sets back effort to wash away drought;
rain lags average by over 5 inches in areas By CHARLES WHISENANT - The Arab Tribune Through the end of May it appeared as though the Brindley Mountain area was recovering from months of drought. But after less than stellar rainfall in June, that is...
1.5K - Jul. 2, 2008; scored 1000.0

Drought status downgraded
Amelioration - perhaps the word of the week - is the act of improving something; the process of something getting better; an improvement in something or somebody. On Wednesday, 1.5 inches of rain brought amelioration to the life of a duck that got to...
3.5K - Mar. 24, 2008; scored 1000.0

Drought not drying water underground
Couch: Greenbriar well has 'bookoos' of water By DAVID MOORE - The Arab Tribune As regional drought continues into its second year, water sources on the surface might be emptying and drying up, but water under the surface is apparently a different&
4.0K - Dec. 5, 2007; scored 1000.0

AEC expected to pass on TVA's drought surcharge
Arab Electric Cooperative customers likely will have to pay more for electricity because of a drought related to a fuel surcharge TVA is levying. AEC manager Joe Van Bunch said the surcharge likely will be added to customer's bills, but the board of ...
1.9K - Aug. 23, 2007; scored 1000.0

AEC expected to pass on TVA's drought surcharge
Arab Electric Cooperative customers likely will have to pay more for electricity because of a drought related to a fuel surcharge TVA is levying. AEC manager Joe Van Bunch said the surcharge likely will be added to customer's bills, but the board of ...
1.9K - Aug. 22, 2007; scored 1000.0

Worst drought in nation bans Fourth of July fireworks
It will be a quiet Fourth of July for residents on Brindley Mountain and elsewhere because fireworks have been outlawed until the worst drought conditions in the nation improve. Violating the order could result in fines, jail time or both. Thirty-three...
3.7K - Jun. 15, 2007; scored 1000.0

Be careful with fire, cigarettes during drought
Here's your news from the Joppa, Hulaco and Ryan areas ... We actually had a couple light and brief showers in Hulaco last week but not enough to put a dent in the severe drought we're experiencing. Everything is still very dry, and we are under a&
1.5K - Jun. 8, 2007; scored 1000.0

Drought not hurting Arab water supply
The Arab Tribune There's plenty of water. While Marshall County has been placed to under a drought warning, and Gov. Bob Riley has urged water systems to carefully monitor conditions and prepare emergency procedures in case the situation worsens,&
2.8K - May. 30, 2007; scored 1000.0

Hey! Hay grows scarce, expensive after drought
Hey - there's not any hay. Cattle farmers and horse owners looking for hay aren't likely to find any this winter. It is scarce all over Alabama, said Kent Stanford, a regional county agent from St. Clair County. "It's been a tough year because of the...
3.8K - Dec. 8, 2006; scored 1000.0

What drought?
Rainfall measured between 5.20 inches and 7.95 inches in and around Arab during October. Ed Reed at Pine Lake Village measured 7.95 inches for the month, while Frank Fitzmorris, who lives on Shoal Creek Trail, measured 5.20 inches. Thomas Bodine, who...
0.5K - Nov. 6, 2006; scored 1000.0

Writer shriveling up, blowing - even without the drought
John Smith - Perspective I hate heat and drought, especially when you get a large dose of both at the same time. I know every silver lining has its dark cloud, but lately there haven't been any silver linings at my house on account of there haven't&
5.4K - Jul. 25, 2006; scored 1000.0

August rains help with drought
August rains went a long way toward easing drought in Marshall County. August saw the most rainfall since 7.95 inches was measured in October 2006. Ed Reed at Pine Lake Village measured 6.90 inches in August, while Thomas Bodine at Brashiers Chapel&
0.6K - Sep. 5, 2008; scored 1000.0

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