Preliminary Local Storm Reports
Tuesday, March 3, 2009


..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
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            ..REMARKS..

0814 AM     TSTM WND DMG     4 N FAYETTE             33.75N 87.83W
02/27/2009                   FAYETTE            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            HWY 171 NORTH, SEVERAL TREES BLOWN DOWN

0835 AM     TSTM WND DMG     4 W HUBBERTVILLE        33.83N 87.81W
02/27/2009                   FAYETTE            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES DOWN ON HIGHWAY 171 NEAR HARBIN ROAD.

0855 AM     TSTM WND DMG     KENNEDY                 33.58N 87.99W
02/27/2009                   LAMAR              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN ACROSS THE SOUTH END OF THE
            COUNTY...MOST DAMAGE WAS NEAR THE KENNEDY AREA.

0935 AM     LIGHTNING        ABERNANT                33.29N 87.20W
02/27/2009                   TUSCALOOSA         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            LIGHTNING STRUCK SEVERAL TREES, FIRE DEPT RESPONDED

0955 AM     HAIL             BIRMINGHAM              33.53N 86.80W
02/27/2009  M0.50 INCH       JEFFERSON          AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            EMA REPORTS MARBLE SIZE HAIL AT INTERSECTION OF 5TH AVE N
            AND 16TH ST N IN DOWNTOWN BIRMINGHAM.

0956 AM     TSTM WND GST     BIRMINGHAM              33.53N 86.80W
02/27/2009  E50.00 MPH       JEFFERSON          AL   POST OFFICE

            ESTIMATED WIND GUST TO 50 MPH REPORTED AT PRINCETON
            HOSPITAL IN WEST BIRMINGHAM.

0956 AM     HAIL             BIRMINGHAM              33.53N 86.80W
02/27/2009  E0.75 INCH       JEFFERSON          AL   PUBLIC

            PENNY SIZE HAIL AT PRINCETON HOSPITAL IN WEST BIRMINGHAM.


1010 AM     TORNADO          CHELSEA                 33.33N 86.64W
02/27/2009  F0               SHELBY             AL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            DAMAGE INCLUDED SEVERAL TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN,
            WINDOWS BLOWN OUT OF CARS, AND GAS STATION SIGN
            DESTROYED. SEVERAL WITNESSES SAW ACTUAL TORNADO AND
            REPORTED IT TO BE AROUND 40 FEET WIDE. PATH LENGTH WAS
            ESTIMATED AT ONE-HALF MILE AND WINDS WERE ESTIMATED AT 75
            MPH.

1245 PM     HAIL             SAFFORD                 32.29N 87.37W
02/27/2009  E1.00 INCH       DALLAS             AL   POST OFFICE

1255 PM     FLASH FLOOD      TUSCALOOSA              33.24N 87.54W
02/27/2009                   TUSCALOOSA         AL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            SEVERAL ROADS FLOODED AND IMPASSABLE ON UNIVERSITY OF
            ALABAMA CAMPUS.

0103 PM     HAIL             PLANTERSVILLE           32.66N 86.92W
02/27/2009  E0.75 INCH       DALLAS             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

0200 PM     HAIL             8 N PRATTVILLE          32.58N 86.45W
02/27/2009  E1.00 INCH       AUTAUGA            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            QUARTER SIZE HAIL REPORTED BY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
            AT JUNCTION OF I-65 AND US HWY 31.

0308 PM     HAIL             ALICEVILLE              33.13N 88.16W
02/27/2009  E0.75 INCH       PICKENS            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            PENNY SIZED HAIL IN ALICEVILLE.

0318 PM     HAIL             3 NE NORTHPORT          33.27N 87.56W
02/27/2009  E0.50 INCH       TUSCALOOSA         AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            PINE VALLEY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY.

0341 PM     HAIL             KNOXVILLE               32.99N 87.79W
02/27/2009  E0.88 INCH       GREENE             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            REPORTED BY VFD IN KNOXVILLE AREA.

0347 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     1 S MOUNDVILLE          32.98N 87.63W
02/27/2009                   HALE               AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            REPORTED JUST SOUTH OF MOUNDVILLE.

0356 PM     TORNADO          5 N GREENSBORO          32.77N 87.59W
02/27/2009  F0               HALE               AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            MULTIPLE 911 CALLS RECEIVED FROM THE PUBLIC OF TORNADO
            CROSSING AL HWY 69. BRIEF EFO TOUCHDOWN...ONE TREE DOWN
            AND NO STRUCTURAL DAMAGE REPORTED.

0401 PM     FLASH FLOOD      SAMANTHA                33.42N 87.61W
02/27/2009                   TUSCALOOSA         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            OLD FAYETTE ROAD AT BRADY MONTGOMERY ROAD. ROAD CLOSED
            DUE TO FLOODING

0401 PM     HAIL             MOUNDVILLE              33.00N 87.63W
02/27/2009  E0.50 INCH       HALE               AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

0415 PM     FLOOD            TUSCALOOSA              33.24N 87.54W
02/27/2009                   TUSCALOOSA         AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            OREGON FOREST, BEAR CREEK AND OLD WATERMELON ROADS HAVE
            WATER ACROSS THEM. FLOODING IS ALSO REPORTED NEAR THE
            NORTH RIVER YACHT CLUB.

0421 PM     HAIL             12 NW MARION            32.75N 87.46W
02/27/2009  E1.00 INCH       PERRY              AL   TRAINED SPOTTER

0438 PM     HAIL             MOUNDVILLE              33.00N 87.63W
02/27/2009  E0.50 INCH       HALE               AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

0445 PM     FLASH FLOOD      COLUMBIANA              33.18N 86.60W
02/27/2009                   SHELBY             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            THORNBURG VET CLINIC HIWAY 25 NEAR COLUMBIANA MTN

0450 PM     FUNNEL CLOUD     PLANTERSVILLE           32.66N 86.92W
02/27/2009                   DALLAS             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            FUNNEL CLOUD REPORTED BY TRAINED STORM SPOTTERS

0509 PM     FLOOD            3 S CALERA              33.06N 86.75W
02/27/2009                   CHILTON            AL   PUBLIC

            WATER OVER INTERSTATE 65 NEAR MILE MARKER 228.

0521 PM     TSTM WND DMG     3 S PLECHER             32.66N 86.79W
02/27/2009                   AUTAUGA            AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            MULTIPLE TREES DOWN AT HWY 19 AND 42 NEAR THE RAILROAD
            TRACKS. CORRECTED FOR TIME.

0521 PM     HAIL             3 S PLECHER             32.66N 86.79W
02/27/2009  E0.88 INCH       AUTAUGA            AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            NEAR AUTAUGA CITY ON COUNTY ROAD 19. CORRECTED FOR TIME.

0521 PM     HAIL             3 S PLECHER             32.66N 86.79W
02/27/2009  E0.50 INCH       AUTAUGA            AL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ON HIGHWAY 82 AT THE CHILTON AND AUTAUGA COUNTY LINES.

0530 PM     FLOOD            TUSCALOOSA              33.24N 87.54W
02/27/2009                   TUSCALOOSA         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            PARKER ROAD AT SPRING HILL CHURCH ROAD CLOSED DUE TO
            FLOODING.

0530 PM     FLASH FLOOD      ALICEVILLE              33.13N 88.16W
02/27/2009                   PICKENS            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            THREE TO SIX INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN A RELATIVELY SHORT
            PERIOD OF TIME. A FEW ROADS ACROSS PICKENS COUNTY WERE
            TEMPORARILY IMPASSABLE AND WERE CLOSED.

0530 PM     HAIL             4 N LIVINGSTON          32.66N 88.19W
02/27/2009  E1.00 INCH       SUMTER             AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            EXIT 20 ON INTERSTATE 20. CORRECTED FOR TIME.

0530 PM     HAIL             3 N BILLINGSLEY         32.70N 86.71W
02/27/2009  E0.25 INCH       AUTAUGA            AL   AMATEUR RADIO

            NEAR THE TANASCA POWER PLANT.

0550 PM     FLOOD            SAGINAW                 33.22N 86.79W
02/27/2009                   SHELBY             AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            WATER OVER THE ROAD AT 665 HWY 31.

0550 PM     HAIL             6 E NEW PROSPECT        32.67N 86.44W
02/27/2009  E1.00 INCH       AUTAUGA            AL   AMATEUR RADIO

0602 PM     TSTM WND DMG     UNIONTOWN               32.45N 87.51W
02/27/2009                   PERRY              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SEVERAL TREES DOWN ACROSS SEVERAL ROADWAYS.

0605 PM     HAIL             BELMONT                 32.56N 87.94W
02/27/2009  E0.25 INCH       SUMTER             AL   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

0615 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 W ORRVILLE            32.31N 87.26W
02/27/2009                   DALLAS             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES DOWN NEAR MARTIC STATION ON AL-22. CORRECTED FOR
            TIME.

0621 PM     HAIL             DEMOPOLIS               32.52N 87.84W
02/27/2009  E0.75 INCH       MARENGO            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

0628 PM     HAIL             4 S GALLION             32.44N 87.72W
02/27/2009  E2.75 INCH       MARENGO            AL   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            BASBEBALL SIZED HAIL REPORTED ON HIGHWAY 69 SOUTH OF
            HIGHWAY 80 BY DEPUTY. CORRECTED FOR TIME.

0708 PM     HAIL             SAFFORD                 32.29N 87.37W
02/27/2009  E1.00 INCH       DALLAS             AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

0758 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 N MOUNT WILLING       32.08N 86.70W
02/27/2009                   LOWNDES            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREES DOWN BLOCKING ROADWAY NEAR INTERSECTION OF HWY 21
            SOUTH AND COUNTY ROAD 45 NEAR BRAGG.

0848 PM     HAIL             ASHCRAFT CORNER         33.53N 87.90W
02/27/2009  E0.75 INCH       FAYETTE            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

0850 PM     HAIL             5 SE MILLPORT           33.51N 88.02W
02/27/2009  E0.75 INCH       PICKENS            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            DIME TO PENNY SIZE HAIL WAS OBSERVED NEAR THE PALMETTO
            COMMUNITY.

0910 PM     HAIL             NORTHPORT               33.24N 87.59W
02/27/2009  E0.25 INCH       TUSCALOOSA         AL   BROADCAST MEDIA

            PEA SIZE HAIL FELL ALONG HIGHWAY 171.

0915 PM     TSTM WND DMG     SAMANTHA                33.42N 87.61W
02/27/2009                   TUSCALOOSA         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TREE DOWN ON GORGAS RD. CORRECTED FOR TIME OF OCCURRENCE.


0945 PM     TSTM WND DMG     10 S TUSCALOOSA         33.09N 87.54W
02/27/2009                   TUSCALOOSA         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            6E OF MAXWELL

0142 AM     FLASH FLOOD      VERNON                  33.76N 88.11W
02/28/2009                   LAMAR              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            COUNTY EMA REPORTS UP TO 10 ROADS CLOSED ACROSS THE
            COUNTY AT THIS TIME.

0400 AM     FLASH FLOOD      BANKSTON                33.67N 87.67W
02/28/2009                   FAYETTE            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SEVERAL ROADS CLOSED DUE TO MINOR FLOODING

0401 AM     FLASH FLOOD      VERNON                  33.76N 88.11W
02/28/2009                   LAMAR              AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            COUNTY EMA REPORTS 48 ROADS ARE NOW CLOSED COUNTYWIDE

0430 AM     HAIL             2 S TUSCALOOSA          33.21N 87.54W
02/28/2009  E0.75 INCH       TUSCALOOSA         AL   PUBLIC

            REPORTED NEAR STOKES. CORRECTED FOR TIME.

0740 AM     FUNNEL CLOUD     TALLASSEE               32.54N 85.89W
02/28/2009                   TALLAPOOSA         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            FUNNEL CLOUD REPORTED IN TALLASSEE RELAYED FROM FIRE
            DEPARTMENT.

0740 AM     TORNADO          5 NNE MILSTEAD          32.51N 85.87W
02/28/2009  F0               TALLAPOOSA         AL   NWS STORM SURVEY

            TORNADO TOUCHED NEAR COUNTY ROAD 51 IN FAR SOUTHERN
            TALLAPOOSA COUNTY. SMALL TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BLOWN
            DOWN AND A FIRE WAS REPORTED. 2 OUTBUILDINGS WERE
            DESTROYED AND SOME SHINGLE DAMAGE TO HOMES. APPROXIMATELY
            ONE MILE LONG AND 100 YARDS WIDE.

0810 AM     TORNADO          3 NW OPELIKA            32.68N 85.42W
02/28/2009                   LEE                AL   BROADCAST MEDIA

            A FEW VEHICLES WERE OVERTURNED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF
            HIGHWAY 280 AND HIGHWAY 147. ONE HOME WAS DESTROYED AND A
            FEW BILLBOARDS WERE DESTROYED.

0830 AM     TSTM WND DMG     SMITHS STATION          32.54N 85.10W
02/28/2009                   LEE                AL   PUBLIC

            DAMAGE TO SMITHS STATION JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL. AIR
            CONDITIONERS AT THE ROOF OF THE SCHOOL WERE BLOWN AWAY.
            TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS THE CITY. A.D. MCLEIN
            HISTORIC RAIL ROAD MUSEUM DAMAGED. POSSIBLE TORNADO.

0831 AM     HAIL             2 NE NOTASULGA          32.58N 85.65W
02/28/2009  E0.25 INCH       LEE                AL   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            PEA SIZE HAIL ALONG COUNTY ROAD 14 IN WESTERN LEE COUNTY.


0832 AM     TORNADO          5 WNW BLEECKER          32.61N 85.24W
02/28/2009                   LEE                AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            SEVERAL HOMES DAMAGED WITH PEOPLE TRAPPED INSIDE. TREES
            WERE BLOWN DOWN. LOCATION NEAR SALEM ON HIGHWAY 280 NEAR
            LEE ROAD 254.

0731 AM     SNOW             BILLINGSLEY             32.66N 86.71W
03/01/2009  M2.0 INCH        AUTAUGA            AL   BROADCAST MEDIA

0738 AM     SNOW             6 E HENDRIX             34.04N 86.35W
03/01/2009  M0.5 INCH        BLOUNT             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ON RED MOUNTAIN.

0753 AM     SNOW             WETUMPKA                32.54N 86.20W
03/01/2009  M1.0 INCH        ELMORE             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            BRIDGES ON INTERSTATE 65 AND FEW COUNTY ROADS BECOMING
            SLUSHY AS SNOW ACCUMULATES.

0810 AM     SNOW             HAMILTON                34.14N 87.98W
03/01/2009  M1.5 INCH        MARION             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ROAD CONDITIONS BEGINNING TO DETERIORATE.

0810 AM     SNOW             DOUBLE SPRINGS          34.15N 87.40W
03/01/2009  M1.5 INCH        WINSTON            AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            ROADS CONDITIONS BEGINNING TO DETERIORATE.

0810 AM     SNOW             JASPER                  33.85N 87.27W
03/01/2009  M0.8 INCH        WALKER             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

0815 AM     SNOW             TUSCALOOSA              33.24N 87.54W
03/01/2009  M0.5 INCH        TUSCALOOSA         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

0927 AM     SNOW             2 N CENTER POINT        33.67N 86.68W
03/01/2009  M2.0 INCH        JEFFERSON          AL   TRAINED SPOTTER

0950 AM     SNOW             BIRMINGHAM              33.53N 86.80W
03/01/2009  M1.5 INCH        JEFFERSON          AL   PUBLIC

0953 AM     SNOW             MILLBROOK               32.48N 86.37W
03/01/2009  M2.0 INCH        ELMORE             AL   PUBLIC

1005 AM     SNOW             3 NW CHELSEA            33.36N 86.67W
03/01/2009  M2.0 INCH        SHELBY             AL   BROADCAST MEDIA

            HIGHLAND LAKES SUBDIVISION.

1005 AM     SNOW             MONTGOMERY              32.35N 86.28W
03/01/2009  E0.5 INCH        MONTGOMERY         AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

1023 AM     SNOW             AUBURN                  32.59N 85.48W
03/01/2009  E1.5 INCH        LEE                AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

1130 AM     SNOW             4 NNE CALERA            33.16N 86.74W
03/01/2009  M3.5 INCH        SHELBY             AL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TOTAL FOR THE EVENT AT KENSINGTON MANOR APARTMENTS IN
            CALERA.

1145 AM     SNOW             WETUMPKA                32.54N 86.20W
03/01/2009  E3.0 INCH        ELMORE             AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            MOSTLY 1 TO 2 INCHES ACROSS ELMORE COUNTY...WITH SOME
            TOTALS OF 3 INCHES ALONG THE COOSA COUNTY LINE.

1145 AM     SNOW             3 NW CHELSEA            33.36N 86.67W
03/01/2009  M4.0 INCH        SHELBY             AL   NWS EMPLOYEE

1150 AM     SNOW             1 W HUEYTOWN            33.44N 87.01W
03/01/2009  M5.5 INCH        JEFFERSON          AL   PUBLIC

            TOTAL FOR THE EVENT IN CONCORD.

1215 PM     SNOW             5 SSE ALABASTER         33.18N 86.78W
03/01/2009  M1.5 INCH        SHELBY             AL   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TOTAL FOR THE EVENT AT THE SHELBY COUNTY AIRPORT.

1230 PM     SNOW             BEAUREGARD              32.54N 85.37W
03/01/2009  M4.0 INCH        LEE                AL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            STILL SNOWING.


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