Event reports from July 30, 2009
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1216 AM CDT SAT AUG 01 2009

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

0348 PM TORNADO 5 SW HARRISBURG 35.51N 90.78W
07/30/2009 POINSETT AR EMERGENCY MNGR

GRAIN BINDS DAMAGED. FARM HOUSE AND SHED ALSO DAMAGED.
TORNADO CONFIRMED BUT SURVEY TEAM HAS YET TO PROVIDE AN
EF SCALE MAGNITUDE.

0352 PM TSTM WND DMG WYNNE 35.23N 90.79W
07/30/2009 CROSS AR EMERGENCY MNGR

OFFICIAL REPORTS MINOR DAMAGE TO HOTEL...RESTAURANT AND
STORES. ALSO WINDOWS BLOWN OUT.

0359 PM TORNADO 3 NNE CRUMROD 34.19N 90.96W
07/30/2009 PHILLIPS AR PUBLIC

DAMAGE TO BUILDING IN LUNDELL. NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER
LINES DOWN.

0400 PM TORNADO 12 SW ELAINE 34.19N 91.00W
07/30/2009 F2 PHILLIPS AR NWS STORM SURVEY

NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM CONCLUDED THAT AN EF-2 TORNADO
MOVED ACROSS SOUTHERN PHILLIPS COUNTY ARKNASAS INTO
EXTREME WESTERN COAHOMA COUNTY MISSISSIPPI. CONCENTRATED
DAMAGE OF TREES AND SEVERAL POWER LINES DOWN. ROOF TORN
OFF OF HANGAR AT GRIFFIN AIRPORT. SOME AIRCRAFT DAMAGE.

0402 PM TSTM WND DMG 4 SW DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS 35.09N 90.10W
07/30/2009 SHELBY TN PUBLIC

18 WHEELER TRAILER BLOWN OVER AT RIVERPORT ROAD AND PAUL
LOWRY DR.

0414 PM TSTM WND DMG E HARRISBURG 35.56N 90.72W
07/30/2009 POINSETT AR EMERGENCY MNGR

LIMBS DOWN NEAR BAY LANE.

0430 PM FLASH FLOOD 2 N HARRISBURG 35.59N 90.72W
07/30/2009 POINSETT AR EMERGENCY MNGR

WATER OVER ROADWAYS AND ROADS WERE CLOSED NORTH OF
HARRISBURG ARKANSAS.

0432 PM TORNADO 4 E DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS 35.13N 89.98W
07/30/2009 SHELBY TN PUBLIC

TORNADO ON THE GROUND NEAR I-240 AND SOUTH PARKWAY. ALSO
LIMBS ON EXPRESSWAY.

0451 PM TORNADO 5 SW LAKELAND 35.19N 89.79W
07/30/2009 F1 SHELBY TN NWS STORM SURVEY

TORNADO CONFIRMED. TORNADO PATH 250 YDS WIDE AND 2.1
MILES LONG. ESTIMATED WINDS OF 100 MPH. DAMAGE TO CAR
DEALERSHIP...RESTAURANT...HOTEL...AND NEIGHBORHOOD HOMES.
MULTIPLE TREES WERE ALSO SNAPPED AND UPROOTED.

0500 PM TORNADO 4 SE OLIVE BRANCH 34.91N 89.78W
07/30/2009 F2 DESOTO MS NWS STORM SURVEY

THE TOUCHDOWN STARTED AT 5 PM CDT FOUR TENTHS OF A MILE
SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 305 AND COLLEGE ROAD...BETWEEN OLIVE
BRANCH AND LEWISBURG. THE TORNADO HAD A NON CONTINUOUS
TRACK TO THE NORTHEAST FOR 5.8 MILES...ENDING ONE THIRD
OF A MILE EAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF CENTER HILL ROAD
AND KNIGHTSBRIDGE ROAD. IT IS ESTIMATED THE MAXIMUM WIDTH
WAS ABOUT ONE QUARTER OF A MILE...WHILE THE MAXIMUM
SUSTAINED WINDS WERE 115 MPH.

0500 PM TORNADO 4 SE OLIVE BRANCH 34.91N 89.78W
07/30/2009 DESOTO MS NWS EMPLOYEE

BRIEF TOUCHDOWN 1 MILE SOUTH OF FAIRHAVEN MISSISSIPPI.
ALSO POWER POLES DOWN.

0501 PM TORNADO 2 SSE OLIVE BRANCH 34.93N 89.82W
07/30/2009 DESOTO MS EMERGENCY MNGR

TORNADO SOUTH OF RTE 78 NEAR HIGHWAY 305. CARS
OVERTURNED.

0501 PM TORNADO 4 SE HENNING 35.63N 89.53W
07/30/2009 LAUDERDALE TN LAW ENFORCEMENT

NUMEROUS TREES DOWN AT THE INTERSECTION OF QUEENS
CROSSING AND JOHN MOORER ROAD.

0502 PM TORNADO 2 SE OLIVE BRANCH 34.93N 89.80W
07/30/2009 DESOTO MS EMERGENCY MNGR

TORNADO ON GROUND NEAR HACKS CROSS ROAD AND RTE 78.

0507 PM TORNADO 10 NW CLARKSDALE 34.30N 90.70W
07/30/2009 COAHOMA MS EMERGENCY MNGR

TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN INSIDE MISSISSIPPI RIVER LEVEE WEST
OF FARREL. HUNTING CABINS DAMAGED.

0507 PM TSTM WND GST 7 S RIPLEY 35.64N 89.53W
07/30/2009 M86.00 MPH LAUDERDALE TN MESONET

86 MPH FROM MESONET OBSERVATION

0515 PM FLASH FLOOD 1 N HERNANDO 34.84N 89.99W
07/30/2009 DESOTO MS TRAINED SPOTTER

FLOODING AT GOODMAN AND GREENBROOK ROAD.

0542 PM TSTM WND DMG 6 W SOMERVILLE 35.24N 89.46W
07/30/2009 FAYETTE TN NWS EMPLOYEE

TREES DOWN ON WARREN ROAD 4 MILES EAST OF THE TOWN OF
OAKLAND.

0553 PM FLASH FLOOD 1 N COLLIERVILLE 35.07N 89.68W
07/30/2009 SHELBY TN AMATEUR RADIO

WATER OVER CURB ABOUT ONE FOOT DEEP.

0553 PM FLASH FLOOD 2 N COLLIERVILLE 35.08N 89.68W
07/30/2009 SHELBY TN AMATEUR RADIO

WATER ON COLLIERVILLE-ARLINGTON ROAD NEAR STEWART RD.
WATER ABOUT 1 FOOT DEEP.

0600 PM FLASH FLOOD 1 N COLLIERVILLE 35.07N 89.68W
07/30/2009 SHELBY TN AMATEUR RADIO

CREEK OUT OF BANK NORTH OF SHELTON ROAD

0625 PM FLASH FLOOD COLLIERVILLE 35.06N 89.68W
07/30/2009 SHELBY TN TRAINED SPOTTER

WATER OVER ROAD AT ROWLETT AND CENTER ROADS. DEBRIS
FLOATING IN STREET. FULL BLOCK IS IMPASSABLE.

0642 PM TSTM WND DMG BOLIVAR 35.26N 89.00W
07/30/2009 HARDEMAN TN EMERGENCY MNGR

POWER OUTAGES IN CITY. TREES DOWN IN CITY AND THROUGHOUT
HARDEMAN COUNTY.

0642 PM TSTM WND GST BOLIVAR 35.26N 89.00W
07/30/2009 E80.00 MPH HARDEMAN TN EMERGENCY MNGR

WIND ESTIMATED AT 70 TO 80 MPH AS STORM MOVED THROUGH
BOLIVAR.

0656 PM TSTM WND DMG SILERTON 35.35N 88.82W
07/30/2009 HARDEMAN TN PUBLIC

POWER LINES AND TREES DOWN.

0700 PM TSTM WND DMG BELLS 35.72N 89.09W
07/30/2009 CROCKETT TN EMERGENCY MNGR

COUPLE OF TREES DOWN ALONG WITH ONE STREET LIGHT POLE IN
THE TOWN OF BELLS.

0730 PM FLASH FLOOD ALAMO 35.78N 89.12W
07/30/2009 CROCKETT TN EMERGENCY MNGR

A TEN APARTMENT UNIT COMPLEX ON WEST CHURCH STREET HAD
FOUR INCH DEEP WATER ON THE GROUND FLOOR. CHURCH OF
CHRIST HAD FLOODING. ONE STALLED CAR FROM DOWNTOWN STREET
FLOODING WITH 12 TO 14 INCHES OF WATER ON ROADS

0740 PM TORNADO 5 SW LEXINGTON 35.60N 88.46W
07/30/2009 F1 HENDERSON TN NWS STORM SURVEY

NWS STORM SURVEY TEAM CONFIRMED AN EF-1 TORNADO ALONG A
PATH FROM NEAR MILLS AND DARDEN ROADS TO OLD JACKSON
ROAD. OUTBUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. MULTIPLE
TREES AND POWERLINES WERE DOWNED. A MOBILE HOME WAS
PUSHED FROM ITS INITIAL LOCATION AND SHOVED INTO A POWER
POLE. THE TORNADO LENGTH WAS 100 YARDS AND THE LENGTH WAS
4 MILES.

0752 PM TORNADO LEXINGTON 35.65N 88.39W
07/30/2009 HENDERSON TN EMERGENCY MNGR

TORNADO. NUMEROUS TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN. DAMAGE FROM
SOUTHWEST OF LEXINGTON THROUGH LEXINGTON THEN TO THE
NORTHEAST ACROSS THE NATCHEZ TRACE. AREA HAD NUMEROUS
REPORTS OF FUNNEL CLOUDS.

0752 PM TORNADO WILDERSVILLE 35.78N 88.37W
07/30/2009 F0 HENDERSON TN NWS STORM SURVEY

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SURVEY TEAM IDENTIFIED A
TORNADO TRACK WHICH IMPACTED THE TOWN OF WILDERSVILLE.
THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS AN EF-0 WITH PEAK WIND GUSTS TO
80 MPH. TRACK WIDTH WAS 30 YARDS AND LENGTH WAS 200
YARDS.

0757 PM FUNNEL CLOUD LEXINGTON 35.65N 88.39W
07/30/2009 HENDERSON TN EMERGENCY MNGR

FUNNEL CLOUD IN LEXINGTON NEAR HIGHWAY 114 AND STANFORD
ROAD.

0800 PM FLASH FLOOD TRENTON 35.97N 88.94W
07/30/2009 GIBSON TN EMERGENCY MNGR

SEVERAL COUNTY ROADS ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
PORTION OF THE COUNTY WERE FLOODED.

0800 PM HEAVY RAIN ALAMO 35.78N 89.12W
07/30/2009 M7.00 INCH CROCKETT TN TRAINED SPOTTER

SEVEN INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN ROUGHLY A THREE HOUR PERIOD.


0845 PM FLASH FLOOD ARLINGTON 35.28N 89.66W
07/30/2009 SHELBY TN NWS EMPLOYEE

8 INCHES OF WATER COVERING HAYES ROAD IN ARLINGTON. ABOUT
125 YARDS OF ROAD COVERED IN WATER.


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JLH

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