Thunderstorms Bring Flooding & Large Hail to Many Areas on Thursday

Thunderstorms brought large hail and flooding rainfall to many locations on Thursday March 15th.  Below is a summary of rainfall amounts across eastern Kentucky and the rest of the state.

The following map and table shows a listing of all storm reports received by the National Weather Service in Jackson, KY as of late Friday morning.

Time Event Location County/State Remarks/Source
1:12 PM
03/15/2012
0.88 in. Hail Ivel Floyd, KY
NICKEL SIZED HAIL AT APPALACHAIN WIRELESS CORPORATE OFFICE IN IVEL.
From: UTILITY COMPANY
1:22 PM
03/15/2012
0.25 in. Hail 1 E Ivel Floyd, KY
PEA SIZE HAIL AT TRAM
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
1:36 PM
03/15/2012
0.75 in. Hail 2 S Kerby Knob Jackson, KY
DIME SIZED HAIL AT SAND GAP.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
1:58 PM
03/15/2012
0.25 in. Hail Shelbiana Pike, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
2:02 PM
03/15/2012
0.75 in. Hail Shelbiana Pike, KY
SPOTTER REPORTS PENNY SIZED HAIL FALLING.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
2:08 PM
03/15/2012
0.25 in. Hail Mousie Knott, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
2:11 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail Topmost Knott, KY
REPORT RECEIVED VIA TWITTER.
From: PUBLIC
2:15 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail E Jetts Creek Breathitt, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
2:18 PM
03/15/2012
0.75 in. Hail Thornton Letcher, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
2:24 PM
03/15/2012
0.50 in. Hail Jetts Creek Breathitt, KY
MARBLE SIZED HAIL AND TORRENTIAL RAIN REPORTED BY SPOTTER IN JETTS CREEK.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
2:33 PM
03/15/2012
0.25 in. Hail Booneville Owsley, KY
From: PUBLIC
2:40 PM
03/15/2012
0.88 in. Hail 1 E Guerrant Breathitt, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
2:45 PM
03/15/2012
0.50 in. Hail Garner Knott, KY
From: PUBLIC
2:45 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail 1 E Guerrant Breathitt, KY
QUARTER SIZED HAIL WAS REPORTED BY A TRAINED SPOTTER.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
2:45 PM
03/15/2012
0.25 in. Hail Pippa Passes Knott, KY
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
2:50 PM
03/15/2012
0.50 in. Hail Cowcreek Owsley, KY
From: PUBLIC
2:50 PM
03/15/2012
0.25 in. Hail Paintsville Johnson, KY
From: FIRE DEPT/RESCUE
3:25 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail Lamont Perry, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
3:34 PM
03/15/2012
0.88 in. Hail Toliver Wolfe, KY
A NWS EMPLOYEE REPORTED NICKEL SIZED HAIL IN TOLIVER.
From: NWS EMPLOYEE
3:48 PM
03/15/2012
0.75 in. Hail Salyersville Magoffin, KY
PENNY SIZED HAIL REPORTED BY THE SHERIFF.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
3:48 PM
03/15/2012
0.88 in. Hail Salyersville Magoffin, KY
COUNTY OFFICIAL REPORTED NICKEL SIZED HAIL IN SALYERSVILLE. OTHER NEARBY SPOTTERS REPORTED PEA TO MARBLE SIZED HAIL.
From: COUNTY OFFICIAL
3:51 PM
03/15/2012
0.25 in. Hail 2 S Cannel City Morgan, KY
PEA SIZE HAIL AND HEAVY RAIN
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
3:52 PM
03/15/2012
0.25 in. Hail 4 NW Hazard Perry, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
4:04 PM
03/15/2012
1.25 in. Hail N Kaliopi Leslie, KY
THE HAIL RANGED FROM DIME SIZE TO HALF DOLLAR SIZE
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
4:07 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail Kaliopi Leslie, KY
QUARTER SIZE HAIL ON HELL FOR CERTAIN ROAD.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
4:12 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail Dryhill Leslie, KY
From: 911 CALL CENTER
4:30 PM
03/15/2012
1.75 in. Hail Smilax Leslie, KY
GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL ON GRANNY FORK OFF HWY 699.
From: PUBLIC
4:35 PM
03/15/2012
0.88 in. Hail 1 W Delphia Perry, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
4:53 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail 4 SE Warbranch Leslie, KY
REPORT VIA TWITTER.
From: PUBLIC
5:05 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail Ne Hisel Jackson, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
5:28 PM
03/15/2012
0.88 in. Hail Evarts Harlan, KY
From: PUBLIC
5:30 PM
03/15/2012
0.50 in. Hail Monticello Wayne, KY
From: PUBLIC
5:50 PM
03/15/2012
Flood 1 S Warbranch Leslie, KY
FLASH FLOODING ALONG HWY 1780 AND 2058 WITH REPORTS OF SOME STRUCTURES DAMAGED BY FLOOD WATERS.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
6:16 PM
03/15/2012
0.50 in. Hail Barbourville Knox, KY
TRAINED SPOTTER REPORTS HALF INCH HAIL FALLING.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
6:21 PM
03/15/2012
Flood 4 N Bledsoe Leslie, KY
BRIDGE ON THE HOLLOW ROAD IS UNDER WATER COVERED WITH DEBRIS. SIX TO TWELVE INCHES OF WATER FLOWING OVER THE BRIDGE.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
6:36 PM
03/15/2012
0.75 in. Hail Jetts Creek Breathitt, KY
SPOTTER REPORTS HEAVY RAIN AND PENNY SIZED HAIL FALLING. THE CREEK IS STARTING TO RUN HIGH...HOWEVER STILL NOT OVERFLOWING.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
6:40 PM
03/15/2012
0.75 in. Hail Crystal Estill, KY
THE EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTS PEA TO PENNY SIZED HAIL IN THE FROST AND CRYSTAL AREAS OF THE COUNTY.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
6:46 PM
03/15/2012
1 in. Hail 5 NNW Mount Sterling Montgomery, KY
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:10 PM
03/15/2012
0.75 in. Hail Monticello Wayne, KY
From: 911 CALL CENTER
7:22 PM
03/15/2012
Flood Crystal Estill, KY
CREEK BOTTOMS FLOODED ALONGSIDE HWY 52.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
7:35 PM
03/15/2012
Flood 1 NE Locust Branch Estill, KY
RED LICK ROAD IMPASSABLE DUE TO FLASH FLOODING.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
7:56 PM
03/15/2012
Thunderstorm Wind Damage 1 NE Privett Jackson, KY
A FEW TREES DOWN.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
7:57 PM
03/15/2012
0.75 in. Hail Annville Jackson, KY
DIME SIZED HAIL WITH ESTIMATED 40 MPH WIND GUSTS.
From: AMATEUR RADIO
8:20 PM
03/15/2012
Flood Locust Branch Estill, KY
KISSY BRANCH ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLASH FLOODING.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
8:20 PM
03/15/2012
Flood Cat Creek Powell, KY
WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH COVERING CAT CREEK ROAD...FURNACE ROAD AND RAILROAD STREETS.
From: 911 CALL CENTER
8:20 PM
03/15/2012
Flood Jinks Estill, KY
SANG BRANCH ROAD CLOSED DUE TO FLASH FLOODING.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
8:40 PM
03/15/2012
Flood 1 NE Locust Branch Estill, KY
RED LICK ROAD COVERED BY A FOOT AND A HALF OF FLOWING WATER.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR
9:40 PM
03/15/2012
Flood 7 WNW Beattyville Lee, KY
6-12 INCHES OF WATER WERE COVERING ONE LANE OF KY HWY 52 1 MILE EAST OF THE ESTILL COUNTY LINE.
From: EMERGENCY MNGR



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