473  
NOUS44 KMOB 161551 AAA  
PNSMOB  
ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-180600-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
1050 AM CDT MON APR 16 2018  
   
..PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
   
..SYNOPSIS
 
 
BEGINNING IN THE LATE MORNING OF APRIL 14TH, A SLOW MOVING  
CONVECTIVE LINE ENTERED THE WFO MOBILE WARNING AREA. THIS  
NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST ORIENTATED LINE LATER STALLED NORTHWEST  
OF I-65 PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL. THE HIGHEST RADAR RAINFALL  
ESTIMATES OF 8-10 INCHES FELL OVER WASHINGTON AND CLARKE COUNTIES  
IN ALABAMA AS WELL AS GEORGE AND STONE COUNTY IN MISSISSIPPI.  
NOTABLY IN THE COMMUNITY OF FULTON, ALABAMA IN CLARKE COUNTY WHERE  
BASSETT CREEK OVERFLOWED ITS BANKS, AT LEAST 18 WATER RESCUES  
FROM FLOODED HOMES AND CARS WERE UNDERTAKEN AND SEVERAL DOWNTOWN  
BUSINESSES RECEIVED FLOOD DAMAGE. IN SOUTHWESTERN GEORGE COUNTY,  
AT LEAST 70 PEOPLE WERE RESCUED FROM THE RED CREEK OFF ROAD RV  
CAMPGROUND DUE TO FLOODING FROM RED CREEK.  
   
..RAINFALL REPORTS
 
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE FOR THE 24 HOUR PERIOD ENDING  
AT 7 AM CDT ON SUNDAY, APRIL 15TH.  
   
..ALABAMA
 
 
LOCATION AMOUNT(IN) PROVIDER  
GROVE HILL, AL 9.34 EMERGENCY MANAGER  
THOMASVILLE 2.0 S 8.29 PWS  
PINE HILL 3.6 WSW 8.03 COCORAHS  
DOWNTOWN THOMASVILLE, AL 7.82 PWS  
JACKSON, AL 7.17 PWS  
JACKSON, AL 6.06 COOP  
MILLRY, AL 5.95 PWS  
SILAS, AL 5.34 PWS  
SALIPTA, AL 4.62 PUBLIC  
JACKSON 4.3 WSW 4.53 COCORAHS  
MILLERS FERRY, AL 4.11 DCP  
BUTLER, AL 3.54 PWS  
TOXEY 6.0 N 3.35 COCORAHS  
ATMORE 6.3 NW 3.23 COCORAHS  
CASTLEBERRY 5.6 WSW 2.73 COCORAHS  
EXCEL 2.5 ESE 2.70 COCORAHS  
CAMDEN 1.0 NNE 2.39 COCORAHS  
FAIRHOPE 3.7 NNW 2.39 COCORAHS  
RED LEVEL, AL 2.24 PUBLIC  
FAIRHOPE 3.1 NNW 2.16 COCORAHS  
ANDALUSIA 10.0 SW 2.16 RAWS  
DAPHNE 1.5 SSW 2.11 COCORAHS  
DAPHNE 1.2 NNW 2.11 COCORAHS  
DAPHNE 4.2 NE 2.07 COCORAHS  
DAPHNE 0.4 SW 2.04 COCORAHS  
SPANISH FORT 1.2 NE 2.02 COCORAHS  
MONROEVILLE 2.00 PUBLIC  
ELBERTA 3.1 SSW 1.95 COCORAHS  
FAIRHOPE 1.5 WSW 1.89 COCORAHS  
POLLARD 2.4 N 1.88 COCORAHS  
FAIRHOPE 1.6 W 1.88 COCORAHS  
FAIRHOPE 2.3 N 1.87 COCORAHS  
FOLEY 0.5 ESE 1.83 COCORAHS  
DAPHNE 4.9 SE 1.80 COCORAHS  
FOLEY 4.5 SE 1.80 COCORAHS  
LOXLEY 0.4 SSW 1.76 COCORAHS  
FOLEY 2.0 SSW 1.74 COCORAHS  
FAIRHOPE 2.2 E 1.72 COCORAHS  
PERDUE HILL, AL 1.71 PWS  
FOLEY 7.4 SW 1.70 COCORAHS  
GULF SHORES 3.1 N 1.69 COCORAHS  
EVERGREEN 1.67 ASOS  
ANDALUSIA 15.0 SSW 1.60 RAWS  
ORANGE BEACH 2.1 NE 1.59 COCORAHS  
BEATRICE, AL 1.59 PWS  
GULF SHORES 7.0 W 1.58 RAWS  
MOBILE 5.1 S 1.57 COCORAHS  
MOBILE 2.6 WNW 1.56 COCORAHS  
MOBILE 1.4 ENE 1.56 COCORAHS  
RUTLEDGE 1.0 W 1.55 CWOP  
MOBILE 1.2 WSW 1.55 COCORAHS  
URIAH 8.1 W 1.51 COCORAHS  
BAY MINETTE 10.9 N 1.50 COCORAHS  
MOBILE 4.5 WSW 1.45 COCORAHS  
MOBILE 1.8 W 1.43 COCORAHS  
MOBILE 10.4 W 1.41 COCORAHS  
GONZALEZ 2.5 NNW 1.39 COCORAHS  
TILLMANS CORNER 8.7 WNW 1.35 COCORAHS  
SARALAND 6.8 NNW 1.33 COCORAHS  
WILMER 7.9 SE 1.29 COCORAHS  
MOBILE 11.2 WSW 1.28 COCORAHS  
SUMMERDALE 2.7 WNW 1.28 COCORAHS  
DOWNTOWN MOBILE 1.26 ASOS  
MOBILE AIRPORT 1.25 ASOS  
TILLMANS CORNER 4.3 WNW 1.15 COCORAHS  
MOBILE 7.4 W 1.14 COCORAHS  
CAMDEN, AL 1.12 PWS  
   
..MISSISSIPPI
 
 
LOCATION AMOUNT(IN) PROVIDER  
LEAKESVILLE, MS 3.0 WSW 6.47 RAWS  
WIGGINS 5.8 E 4.93 COCORAHS  
WIGGINS 6.0 E 4.72 RAWS  
PERKINSTON 1.7 NE 4.40 COCORAHS  
JANICE 1.0 E 4.34 HADS  
NEELY, MS 4.33 PWS  
MCLAIN, MS 4.16 HADS  
WIGGINS, MS 4.03 PWS  
WAYNESBORO 18.0 SW 3.13 RAWS  
BENNDALE, MS 2.56 PWS  
LUCEDALE 13.1 SE 1.62 COCORAHS  
   
..FLORIDA
 
 
LOCATION AMOUNT(IN) PROVIDER  
CENTURY 12.1 W 2.40 COCORAHS  
CRESTVIEW 1.9 SE 2.27 COCORAHS  
DESTIN 1.3 NW 1.94 COCORAHS  
NICEVILLE 3.4 ESE 1.92 COCORAHS  
MARY ESTHER 0.6 E 1.92 COCORAHS  
GULF BREEZE 2.0 E 1.91 RAWS  
PENSACOLA 2.3 NE 1.90 COCORAHS  
NAVARRE 6.2 E 1.90 COCORAHS  
CRESTVIEW AIRPORT 1.90 ASOS  
NICEVILLE 4.5 SE 1.89 COCORAHS  
PENSACOLA 1.9 NE 1.85 COCORAHS  
DESTIN AIRPORT 1.85 ASOS  
SHALIMAR 1.0 N 1.83 COCORAHS  
NICEVILLE 2.1 SE 1.78 COCORAHS  
MILTON 5.6 NW 1.75 COCORAHS  
NICEVILLE 2.3 SE 1.75 COCORAHS  
EGLIN AFB 5.6 NE 1.74 COCORAHS  
BAKER 8.2 NE 1.73 COCORAHS  
MILTON 6.0 SW 1.67 COCORAHS  
PENSACOLA 12.5 SW 1.63 COCORAHS  
PENSACOLA 7.0 NNW 1.58 COCORAHS  
GONZALEZ 2.1 E 1.57 COCORAHS  
PENSACOLA AIRPORT 1.56 ASOS  
PENSACOLA 2.4 SW 1.52 COCORAHS  
NAVARRE 2.1 WNW 1.50 COCORAHS  
GULF BREEZE 7.2 ENE 1.43 COCORAHS  
NICEVILLE 3.6 SE 1.33 COCORAHS  
 
OBSERVATIONS ARE COLLECTED FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES WITH VARYING  
EQUIPMENT AND EXPOSURES. WE THANK ALL VOLUNTEER WEATHER OBSERVERS  
FOR THEIR DEDICATION. NOT ALL DATA LISTED ARE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL.  
 
PWS-PERSONAL WEATHER STATION  
HADS-HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL AUTOMATED DATA SYSTEM  
 

 
 
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