January 27, 2009
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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
524 PM CST WED JAN 28 2009

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0610 PM FREEZING RAIN BLYTHEVILLE 35.93N 89.92W
01/27/2009 E0.00 INCH MISSISSIPPI AR TRAINED SPOTTER

TREE BRANCHES ARE NOW STARTING TO SNAP OFF ON THE NORTH
SIDE OF THE CITY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS ESTIMATED AT A HALF
TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH.

0825 PM FREEZING RAIN UNION CITY 36.42N 89.05W
01/27/2009 U0.00 INCH OBION TN EMERGENCY MNGR

TREE BRANCHES DOWN EVERYONE IN THE COUNTY. SEVERAL TREES
SPLIT. POWER LINES DOWN WITH AT LEAST A QUARTER OF THE
COUNTY WITHOUT POWER. STATED IT LOOKS LIKE TORNADO
DAMAGE.

0825 PM FREEZING RAIN KENNETT 36.24N 90.05W
01/27/2009 E1.00 INCH DUNKLIN MO FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

ROADS NOT TOO BAD ACROSS TOWN. POWER LINES DOWN. BEEN
BATTLING GRASS AND STRUCTURAL FIRES THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

0915 PM FREEZING RAIN 12 N RIPLEY 35.92N 89.53W
01/27/2009 E0.10 INCH LAUDERDALE TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

LIGHT ICE STARTING TO ACCUMULATE ON TREES AGAIN AS
TEMPERATURES FALL.

0930 PM FREEZING RAIN PARAGOULD 36.06N 90.51W
01/27/2009 E2.00 INCH GREENE AR LAW ENFORCEMENT

UP TO TWO INCHES OF ICE ACCUMULATION. MANY ROADS ARE SHUT
DOWN. POWER LINES DOWN EVERYWHERE. ENTIRE COUNTY IS
WITHOUT POWER.

0930 PM FREEZING RAIN JONESBORO 35.82N 90.69W
01/27/2009 E1.00 INCH CRAIGHEAD AR BROADCAST MEDIA

0930 PM FREEZING RAIN WALNUT RIDGE 36.07N 90.96W
01/27/2009 E1.00 INCH LAWRENCE AR LAW ENFORCEMENT

UP TO ONE INCH OF ICE ON TREES AND POWER LINES. ROADS ARE
SLICK.

0930 PM FREEZING RAIN POCAHONTAS 36.26N 90.97W
01/27/2009 E1.25 INCH RANDOLPH AR LAW ENFORCEMENT

AT LEAST 1.25 INCHES OF ICE ACCUMULATION. MAIN ROADS
STARTING TO FREEZE AND BECOME IMPASSABLE. HIGHWAY 67 SHUT
DOWN. POWER LINES DOWN AND TREES SNAPPING EVERYWHERE.
POCAHONTAS HAS NO POWER AND 90 PERCENT OF THE COUNTY
WITHOUT POWER.

0945 PM ICE STORM HARRISBURG 35.56N 90.72W
01/27/2009 POINSETT AR LAW ENFORCEMENT

POWER LINES AND TREES DOWN EVERYWHERE.

0950 PM FREEZING RAIN CARUTHERSVILLE 36.18N 89.67W
01/27/2009 E1.00 INCH PEMISCOT MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

ONE INCH OF ICE ON TREES AND ELEVATED SURFACES. POWER
LINES DOWN...TRANSFORMERS BLOWN AND BRIDGES ARE SLICK.
ABOUT 60 PERCENT OF THE COUNTY IS WITHOUT POWER.

0950 PM FREEZING RAIN KENNETT 36.24N 90.05W
01/27/2009 E1.00 INCH DUNKLIN MO LAW ENFORCEMENT

ONE INCH OF ICE ON TREES AND ELEVATED SURFACES. ROADS NOT
BAD. POWER OUTAGES THROUGHOUT COUNTY.

0955 PM FREEZING RAIN UNION CITY 36.42N 89.05W
01/27/2009 E1.00 INCH OBION TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

ONE INCH OF ICE ON TREES AND ELEVATED SURFACES. MANY
TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
NORTHWEST PART OF THE COUNTY. ABOUT 25 PERCENT OF THE
COUNTY WITHOUT POWER.

0955 PM FREEZING RAIN TIPTONVILLE 36.38N 89.47W
01/27/2009 E1.00 INCH LAKE TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

ONE HALF INCH TO ONE INCH OF ICE ON TREES AND ELEVATED
SURFACES. ROADS NOT BAD. ABOUT 75 PERCENT OF COUNTY
WITHOUT POWER.

1000 PM FREEZING RAIN DYERSBURG 36.04N 89.38W
01/27/2009 E0.25 INCH DYER TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

ABOUT ONE QUARTER INCH OF ICE ACROSS NORTHWEST PART OF
DYER COUNTY. POWER LINES AND TREES DOWN. POWER OUTAGES IN
PARTS OF DYERSBURG AND NEWBERN. ROADS NOT BAD.

1000 PM FREEZING RAIN JONESBORO 35.82N 90.69W
01/27/2009 E0.75 INCH CRAIGHEAD AR LAW ENFORCEMENT

ONE QUARTER INCH TO THREE QUARTERS INCH OF ICE ON
ELEVATED SURFACES ACROSS COUNTY. ROADS ARE NOT BAD. MANY
POWER LINES AND TREES DOWN. 40 TO 50 PERCENT OF THE
COUNTY WITHOUT POWER.

1005 PM ICE STORM BLYTHEVILLE 35.93N 89.92W
01/27/2009 MISSISSIPPI AR LAW ENFORCEMENT

SOME ICING REPORTED IN BLYTHEVILLE WITH A FEW POWER LINES
DOWN.

1010 PM FREEZING RAIN GOSNELL 35.96N 89.97W
01/27/2009 E0.50 INCH MISSISSIPPI AR LAW ENFORCEMENT

AT LEAST ONE HALF INCH OF ICE WITH MANY TREES AND POWER
LINES DOWN.

1010 PM FREEZING RAIN MARTIN 36.34N 88.86W
01/27/2009 E0.00 INCH WEAKLEY TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

ICE BEGINNING TO ACCUMULATE ON TREES AND POWER LINES.

0100 AM FREEZING RAIN PIGGOTT 36.38N 90.20W
01/28/2009 E2.00 INCH CLAY AR LAW ENFORCEMENT

SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE ACROSS THE COUNTY...ENTIRE COUNTY
WITHOUT POWER. OVER HALF THE ROADS IMPASSABLE DUE TO
TREES AND POWER LINES OVER THE ROADS. AT LEAST 2 INCHES
OF ICE.

0320 AM ICE STORM RIPLEY 35.75N 89.53W
01/28/2009 LAUDERDALE TN FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

RAIN FREEZING TO VEHICLES UPON CONTACT. RIPLEY AND HALLS
WITHOUT POWER. POWER LINES DOWN ACROSS COUNTY. NUMEROUS
ACCIDENTS DUE TO ICY ROADS.

0417 AM ICE STORM 5 W HALLS 35.87N 89.49W
01/28/2009 LAUDERDALE TN FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

EXPLOSION AT ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION DUE TO ICE

0530 AM ICE STORM WYNNE 35.23N 90.79W
01/28/2009 CROSS AR EMERGENCY MNGR

0.50 TO 1 INCH OF TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS WITH THE
HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS OVER THE NORTHERN 1/3 OF COUNTY
NEAR HICKORY RIDGE AND CHERRY VALLEY. MAJOR ICING
REPORTED WITH POWER LINES DOWN AND 1500 TO 1800 PERSONS
WITHOUT POWER.

0541 AM ICE STORM JONESBORO 35.82N 90.69W
01/28/2009 CRAIGHEAD AR BROADCAST MEDIA

MEASURED ICE ACCUMULATION 1.0 TO 1.15 INCHES. NEARLY HALF
OF JONESBORO WITHOUT POWER.

0600 AM FREEZING RAIN 2 W COVINGTON 35.57N 89.68W
01/28/2009 E0.50 INCH TIPTON TN UTILITY COMPANY

A QUARTER OF AN INCH TO HALF AN INCH OF ICE ON POWER
LINES WEST OF HIGHWAY 51. UP TO 1000 CUSTOMERS WITHOUT
POWER AT PEAK OF OUTAGE.

0600 AM FREEZING RAIN DYERSBURG 36.04N 89.38W
01/28/2009 E0.50 INCH DYER TN PUBLIC

A QUARTER TO A HALF IN OF ICE. RAIN CHANGED TO FREEZING
RAIN BETWEEN 430 AM TO 500 AM. CHANGED TO SNOW AT ABOUT
600 AM.

0600 AM ICE STORM TURRELL 35.38N 90.26W
01/28/2009 CRITTENDEN AR OTHER FEDERAL

0.25 TO 0.50 INCHES OF TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND 1.5
INCHES OF SNOWFALL.

0600 AM FREEZING RAIN ALAMO 35.78N 89.12W
01/28/2009 E0.25 INCH CROCKETT TN EMERGENCY MNGR

FREEZING RAIN STARTED BETWEEN 430 AND 500 AM. THEN UP TO
2 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS ALL OF CROCKETT COUNTY. MANY
TREES DOWN.

0630 AM ICE STORM MARTIN 36.34N 88.86W
01/28/2009 WEAKLEY TN FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

0.75 INCH OF TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATION WITH 1 INCH OF
SNOWFALL.

0630 AM ICE STORM ATOKA 35.45N 89.77W
01/28/2009 TIPTON TN TRAINED SPOTTER

HALF INCH OF ICE ON TREES AND POWERLINES. ONE AND A HALF
INCH OF SNOW ON TOP OF ICE.

0700 AM FREEZING RAIN COLT 35.13N 90.81W
01/28/2009 E0.25 INCH ST. FRANCIS AR FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

WOKE UP TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH OF SNOW ON TOP OF A
QUARTER OF AN INCH OF ICE. ROADS WERE OK, BUT TREES WERE
GLAZED.

0730 AM SNOW DYERSBURG 36.04N 89.38W
01/28/2009 E1.0 INCH DYER TN PUBLIC

FREEZING RAIN CHANGED TO SNOW AT 600 AM AND STOPPED BY
730 AM. SNOWFALL WAS 1/2 INCH TO AN INCH.

0730 AM SNOW ALAMO 35.78N 89.12W
01/28/2009 E2.0 INCH CROCKETT TN EMERGENCY MNGR

SNOW OCCURRED BETWEEN 6000 AM AND 800 AM. SNOWFALL ACROSS
THE COUNTY WAS 1 1/4 INCHES TO 2 INCHES.

0800 AM SNOW 4 S BROWNSVILLE 35.54N 89.25W
01/28/2009 E2.0 INCH HAYWOOD TN PARK/FOREST SRVC

ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW BY 800 AM. STARTED AROUND 600
AM.

0800 AM SNOW JACKSON 35.63N 88.83W
01/28/2009 E1.0 INCH MADISON TN TRAINED SPOTTER

ONE INCH OF SNOW BY 800 AM. A LITTLE BIT OF ICING BEFORE
SNOWFALL.

0800 AM SNOW 4 SE JACKSON 35.59N 88.78W
01/28/2009 E1.0 INCH MADISON TN CO-OP OBSERVER

ONE INCH OF SNOW

1100 AM SNOW 1 N GERMANTOWN 35.10N 89.79W
01/28/2009 M0.7 INCH SHELBY TN OFFICIAL NWS OBS

NWS MEMPHIS MEASURED 0.7 INCH OF SNOW.

0245 PM ICE STORM 7 W MILLINGTON 35.33N 90.01W
01/28/2009 SHELBY TN PARK/FOREST SRVC

SEVERAL TREES AND BRANCHES DOWN IN SHELBY FOREST.
SIGNIFICANT GLAZE OF ICE ON TREES.

0300 PM FREEZING RAIN 7 NW BROWNSVILLE 35.67N 89.34W
01/28/2009 E0.25 INCH HAYWOOD TN PUBLIC

ONE QUARTER INCH OF ICE ON TREES AND POWERLINES. COUPLE
OF BRANCHES DOWN.

0330 PM SNOW 3 SE MEDINA 35.77N 88.74W
01/28/2009 M0.8 INCH MADISON TN AMATEUR RADIO

1/8 INCH OF ICE FOLLOWED BY 3/4 INCH OF SNOW.

 


 


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