Heavy Rainfall Event...January 19 - 25, 2002

 

The image shows the Stage III rainfall data from January 20-27, 2002.  Stage III precipitation is based on composite NEXRAD WSR-88D radar data, and hourly and daily rain gages. A series of rainfall events occurred across parts of north and central Alabama from January 19th through January 24th. By the 23rd, the ground was saturated across most of the area. Flooding occurred across parts of the area on the 23rd and 24th, especially across the northwest Alabama. Below is a table showing rainfall amounts. The rainfall shown is a 24 hour period from 6 am the previous day to 6 am of the day shown at the top of the table. A 5 day total is shown on the right hand portion of the table.

The graphic to the right, is from the Lower Mississippi River Forecast Center. The image shows the Stage III rainfall data from January 20-27, 2002. Stage III precipitation is based on composite NEXRAD WSR-88D radar data, and rainfall amounts taken from hourly and daily rain gauges. Clicking on the image will display a larger graphic. The image shows an axis of heavy rainfall across the northwest part of Alabama.

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January 20 to 25, 2002 Rainfall
Site Name Site IDs 20 21 22 23 24 25 5 Day Total
OAKLAND (AL) OAKA1 0.16 0.00 0.00 3.96 1.96 1.96 8.04
CALERA/SHELBY AIRPORT EET 3.29 1.20 0.00 0.66 0.00 2.09 7.24
ARKDELL/TVA (AL) AKDA1 0.19 0.00 0.00 3.43 1.65 1.87 7.14
BONE CAVE BNCA1 0.17 0.00 0.00 2.96 1.57 2.01 6.71
TALLADEGA TRT TALA1 2.95 1.70 0.00 0.19 0.01 1.79 6.64
HELENA 1S, HELA1 2.68 1.17 0.00 0.53 0.00 2.04 6.42
WARRIOR L&D,AL WLDA1 1.95 1.59 0.00 0.65 0.00 1.81 6.00
TUSCALOOSA-FSS (AL) TCL 2.14 0.76 0.00 1.34 0.00 1.60 5.84
WRIGHT (AL) WRTA1 0.24 0.00 0.00 3.70 mm.mm 1.81 5.75
MUSCLE SHOALS COOP MUSA1 0.12 0.01 0.00 2.83 1.09 1.66 5.71
TUSCALOOSA L&D,AL TODA1 2.02 0.68 0.00 1.50 0.00 1.45 5.65
LOGAN MARTIN DAM CCSA1 2.86 0.76 0.01 mm.mm 0.01 1.91 5.55
VALLEY HEAD DSPA1 1.32 0.47 0.01 0.85 0.01 2.87 5.53
ANNISTON, AL-FAA ANB 2.91 0.75 0.02 0.17 0.00 1.61 5.46
CHILDERSBURG, AL CHLA1 2.93 0.58 0.00 0.21 0.00 1.72 5.44
GADSDEN WATER GADA1 1.62 0.54 0.00 0.64 0.00 2.62 5.42
CORDOVA-CORPS-RVR (AL) CRDA1 1.81 0.52 0.00 0.81 0.00 2.19 5.33
CEDAR CK/RED BAY CCTA1 0.23 0.00 0.00 2.20 mm.mm 2.88 5.31
ALBERTVILLE,AL-TVA (AL) ABVA1 1.43 0.30 0.00 0.61 0.00 2.96 5.30
UNKNOWN ENSA1 2.23 0.52 0.00 0.41 0.01 2.11 5.28
WILSONVILLE 1E-COOSA GASA1 2.51 0.78 0.01 0.21 0.00 1.76 5.27
BIRMINGHAM FAA BHM 1.98 0.60 0.00 0.45 0.00 2.21 5.24
FORT PAYNE,AL FOPA1 0.85 0.46 0.00 mm.mm 0.87 3.05 5.23
ASHLAND 3SE, ALDA1 1.95 0.67 0.00 0.76 0.02 1.80 5.20
TARRANT 2NE/5 KETA1 1.89 0.67 0.00 0.40 0.04 2.16 5.16
HARRIS DAM MHDA1 1.93 0.47 0.00 1.24 0.00 1.52 5.16
GROVE OAK GVOA1 1.17 0.37 0.00 0.64 0.01 2.96 5.15
RAINSVILLE-TVA (AL) RNVA1 1.17 0.41 0.00 0.59 0.00 2.90 5.07
GERALDINE, AL GRDA1 1.35 0.30 0.00 0.64 0.01 2.67 4.97
MUSCLE SHOALS-FSS MSL 0.21 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.76 1.76 4.96
SYLACAUGA SCGA1 2.32 0.63 0.00 0.30 0.00 1.71 4.96
HODGES, AL HGSA1 0.55 0.00 0.00 1.80 0.03 2.54 4.92
COLUMBUS CITY COCA1 1.45 0.23 0.00 0.42 0.01 2.79 4.90
BIG COVE/DUG DUGA1 1.27 0.15 0.00 1.14 0.00 2.21 4.77
HENRY DAM,AL RGLA1 1.91 0.63 0.00 0.27 0.00 1.94 4.75
HAMILTON,AL (AL) HAMA1 0.41 0.03 0.00 0.29 0.01 3.97 4.71
PALMERDALE, AL PLDA1 1.67 0.52 0.00 0.49 0.00 1.97 4.65
RED BAY, RBYA1 0.36 0.00 0.00 1.48 0.08 2.68 4.60
DEMOPOLIS LOCK/DAM DLDA1 1.50 1.01 0.00 0.35 0.00 1.69 4.55
GAINESVILLE L&D GNSA1 2.04 0.39 0.00 0.65 0.00 1.45 4.53
RUSSELLVILLE #2 RUSA1 0.35 0.02 0.00 1.70 0.72 1.74 4.53
BERLIN BERA1 1.02 0.33 0.01 0.43 0.01 2.70 4.50
LEWIS SMITH ARKA1 1.22 0.37 0.00 0.44 0.00 2.43 4.46
ONEONTA,AL (AL) ONEA1 1.35 0.56 0.00 0.71 0.00 1.82 4.44
PINSON,AL (AL) PSNA1 1.48 0.52 0.00 0.47 0.00 1.97 4.44
PINHOOK C/CLINTON CNTA1 0.97 0.14 0.00 1.30 0.01 2.01 4.43
PENCE (AL) PNCA1 1.32 0.04 0.00 0.20 mm.mm 2.78 4.34
FALKVILLE,AL-TVA (AL) FKVA1 1.70 0.02 0.00 0.23 0.00 2.38 4.33
SPRING BRC/HUNTSVLLE SBHA1 1.13 0.12 0.00 1.09 mm.mm 1.93 4.27
ALDRIDGE CK/FARLEY FRYA1 1.09 0.13 0.00 0.70 0.00 2.29 4.21
DIME,AL - DMEA1 0.60 0.00 0.00 0.80 0.00 2.79 4.19
MILLERS FERRY MRFA1 2.30 0.50 0.00 0.30 0.00 1.05 4.15
TOWN CREEK TNCA1 0.38 0.00 0.00 1.58 0.08 2.10 4.14
MCDONALD C/PATTON PATA1 1.12 0.09 0.00 0.87 0.00 2.02 4.10
MOULTON-GOES (AL) MLTA1 0.71 0.00 0.00 0.44 0.24 2.70 4.09
THROSBY THBA1 1.35 0.65 0.00 0.44 0.00 1.65 4.09
PINSON 2NW/TURKEY TKYA1 1.41 0.45 0.00 0.48 0.00 1.70 4.04
HENEGER, AL HENA1 1.28 0.28 0.00 0.56 0.01 1.90 4.03
FLAT ROCK-TVA FLRA1 1.54 0.25 0.00 0.45 0.01 1.75 4.00
MILLPORT 1N/LUXPLA MLLA1 0.98 0.25 0.00 0.33 0.00 2.39 3.95
CLANTON, AL CLNA1 1.17 0.67 0.00 0.64 0.00 1.43 3.91
WF PINHOOK BLUE SPRG RD BLUA1 0.68 0.11 0.00 1.33 0.09 1.70 3.91
E PINHOOK/WINCHESTER RD WCHA1 0.70 0.12 0.00 1.35 0.08 1.64 3.89
DANVILLE-TVA, AL DNVA1 0.86 0.00 0.00 0.32 0.00 2.69 3.87
DALLAS BRNCH/COLEMAN CMNA1 0.77 0.11 0.00 1.08 0.02 1.87 3.85
FAGAN C/ADAMS ADAA1 0.94 0.13 0.00 0.90 0.00 1.88 3.85
CULLMAN/HORT SUBSTN HORA1 0.47 0.29 mm.mm mm.mm 0.00 3.00 3.76
PLANTERSVILLE,AL (AL) PLNA1 1.20 0.72 0.00 0.51 0.00 1.31 3.74
SAMANTHA-NORTH RIVER SAMA1 1.05 0.39 0.00 0.40 0.00 1.87 3.71
ALDRIDGE CK/TONEY TONA1 1.01 0.13 0.00 0.84 0.00 1.73 3.71
BROGLAN BRNCH/OAKW-D OKWA1 0.79 0.10 0.00 0.91 0.05 1.85 3.70
NORTH HUNTSVILLE NHVA1 0.68 0.11 0.00 1.04 0.15 1.70 3.68
JASPER, AL JPRA1 0.70 0.00 0.00 0.10 0.00 2.87 3.67
PINHOOK CK/MASTIN MASA1 0.73 0.12 0.01 1.04 0.06 1.64 3.60
HUNTSVILLE, AL-NWS HSV 0.81 0.03 0.00 0.75 0.16 1.82 3.57
ALICEVILLE L&D AVLA1 1.20 0.28 0.00 0.43 0.00 1.63 3.54
LIM ROCK LIMA1 mm.mm 0.23 0.00 1.00 0.00 2.24 3.47
ALBERTA,AL (AL) ALBA1 1.33 0.82 0.00 0.35 0.00 0.91 3.41
BANKHEAD DAM BLDA1 0.99 0.02 0.00 0.36 0.01 2.00 3.38
THOMASVILLE,AL (AL) TOMA1 1.31 0.63 0.00 0.37 0.00 1.05 3.36
DECATUR/TVA (AL) MRGA1 0.63 0.02 0.00 0.72 mm.mm 1.93 3.30
WHATLEY WHTA1 2.30 0.33 0.00 0.22 0.00 0.44 3.29
FAYETTE (AL) FYTA1 mm.mm 0.31 0.00 0.82 0.00 2.15 3.28
DECATUR APT-ASOS DCU 0.66 0.05 0.00 0.72 0.01 1.81 3.25
SUMITON, AL SUMA1 0.42 0.65 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.12 3.19
ALEXANDER CITY,AL ALXA1 1.19 0.35 0.00 0.47 0.00 1.14 3.15
CENTREVILLE 6SW, CENA1 1.89 0.61 0.00 0.47 0.00 mm.mm 2.97
MARION JUNCTION MNJA1 1.06 0.47 0.00 0.35 0.00 0.99 2.87
MARION MARA1 1.34 0.88 0.00 0.43 0.03 0.19 2.87
HOLT L&D,AL TCLA1 mm.mm 0.05 0.00 0.93 0.00 1.38 2.36
SELMA, AL SELA1 1.10 mm.mm 0.00 0.30 0.00 0.95 2.35
COFFEEVILLE L&D CLDA1 0.83 0.37 0.01 0.47 0.00 0.58 2.26
CATOMA CREEK CATA1 1.08 0.30 0.02 0.35 0.00 0.38 2.13
GREENVILLE,AL (AL) GVLA1 1.20 0.42 0.00 mm.mm 0.00 0.30 1.92
SNOW HILL SNOA1 0.76 0.36 0.01 0.28 0.00 0.45 1.86
MONTGOMERY,AL-NWS (AL) MGM 0.80 0.33 0.00 0.24 0.00 0.46 1.83
TROY MUNICIPAL TOI 1.04 0.00 0.32 0.00 0.00 0.22 1.58
WALLACE 2E,AL WLCA1 0.85 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.64 1.56
EVERGREEN (AL) EVRA1 0.70 0.25 0.03 0.04 0.00 0.45 1.47
UNION SPRINGS UNSA1 1.07 0.20 0.05 t t 0.15 1.47
CLAIBORNE L CLBA1 1.01 0.25 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.15 1.42
ATMORE ST ATMA1 0.68 0.02 0.03 0.03 0.00 0.53 1.29
EVERGREEN,AL-ASOS (AL) GZH 0.68 0.00 0.21 0.03 0.01 0.35 1.28
MURDER CK/BREWTON BWMA1 0.48 0.00 0.07 0.01 0.00 0.42 0.98
MILLSTEAD-TALL. RVR MILA1 0.20 0.21 0.07 0.33 0.00 0.12 0.93
BRANTLEY 1SE/CONECUH BRNA1 0.62 0.00 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.83
DOTHAN,AL - DHN 0.57 0.00 0.03 0.00 0.00 0.17 0.77
COLUMBIA COLA1 0.30 0.00 0.05 0.00 0.00 0.38 0.73
WADLEY,AL (AL) WDLA1 0.46 0.07 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.05 0.65
MOBILE-SPRING HILL SPRA1 0.23 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.00 0.35 0.60
MOBILE REG MOB 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.39 0.56
FISH RIVER FSHA1 0.39 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.14 0.55
ELBA,AL (AL) ELBA1 0.32 0.00 0.04 0.01 0.00 0.05 0.42
UNKNOWN FWLA1 0.25 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.08 0.33
CODEN, AL CODA1 0.28 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.28
EUFAULA/CHATT R EUFA1 0.02 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.04


This is PRELIMINARY DATA! 

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