August 2001 Floods

The following table shows rainfall amounts for some locations across the affected area. The rainfall data is comprised of Cooperative Observers, TVA/USGS automated gages, and the Cooperative Huntsville Area Rainfall Measurements or CHARM. Period 1 shows the rainfall from 7:00 am on the 9th, to 7:00 am on the 10th. Period 2 shows the rainfall from 7:00 am on 10th ending at 7:00 am on the 11th. The last column shows the two day total.

NOTE: Although the reports listed are a 24 hour total, the brunt of the rainfall during this event occurred on the morning of August 10th, roughly from 3:00 am to 10:00 am. Please note that site 39 rainfall measurement was 11:00 am on August 9th to 11:00 am on the 10th.

Cooperative Observers and TVA/USGS Data
Site Period 1, ending 10th Period 2 ending 11th 2 day total
Albertville 0.00 4.72 4.72
Aldridge Creek near Farley 0.49 3.70 4.19
Aldridge Creek at Toney 0.00 5.23 5.23
Athens 0.00 2.25 2.25
Boaz 1.77 1.26 3.03
Broglan Branch in Huntsville 0.00 5.24 5.24
Danville 0.01 2.48 2.49
Falkville 0.01 4.27 4.28
Guntersville 0.10 4.29 4.39
Hytop 1.45 4.60 6.05
Lim Rock 0.28 2.96 3.24
Pinhook Creek at Mastin Lake 0.00 5.72 5.72
Pinhook Creek in Huntsville 0.00 5.28 5.28
West Fork Pinhook Creek in Hunstville 0.48 6.00 6.48
Rainsville 0.32 2.29 2.61
Charm rainfall network
4 1.62 3.98 5.60
10 1.61 5.06 6.67
12 0.63 5.45 6.08
15 2.26 3.30 5.56
21 0.02 3.17 3.19
23 0.21 3.17 3.38
29 0.11 3.72 3.83
39* 4.75 2.07 6.82
46 1.40 3.25 4.65
53 1.44 3.47 4.91
58 1.68 4.57 6.25
60 1.33 8.25 9.58
103 0.76 3.48 4.24
112 0.8 2.02 2.82


Cooperative Huntsville Area Rainfall Measurements or CHARM data for the period August 10th through 11th.

CHARM 24 hour rainfall amounts period August 10th to 11th, 2001.

This graphic is the same as above, except the station locations from the table on the previous page are shown.

Some of the CHARM station locations.

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