428  
NOUS44 KMOB 130121  
PNSMOB  
ALZ051>060-261>266-FLZ201>206-MSZ067-075-076-078-079-131330-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL  
821 PM CDT SUN MAY 12 2019  
 
....NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR THE 5/12/2019 DAUPHIN ISLAND BOW ECHO  
THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...  
   
OVERVIEW
 
A BOW ECHO ASSOCIATED WITH A SEVERE SQUALL LINE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL BETWEEN 730 AM CDT  
AND 800 AM CDT SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2019. A NWS SURVEY TEAM FOUND  
DAMAGE CONSISTENT WITH SIGNIFICANT STRAIGHT LINE WINDS ALONG A  
CONSIDERABLE PORTION OF THE ISLAND. DAMAGE CONSISTED OF METAL  
ROOFS TORN OFF OF SOME STRUCTURES, DOWNED PINE TREES, AND ROAD  
SIGNS THAT WERE BLOWN OVER. OBSERVED DAMAGE WAS ALL BLOWN IN THE  
SAME DIRECTION WITH NO VISIBLE EVIDENCE OF TORNADIC CONVERGENCE.  
THE DAMAGE STARTED ON THE WEST END OF DAUPHIN ISLAND AND PEAKED  
JUST TO THE EAST OF THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BEFORE LESSENING  
SOMEWHAT ALONG THE EAST END OF THE ISLAND.  
   
THUNDERSTORM WIND
 
 
PEAK WIND 70-80 MPH  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 5/12/2019  
START TIME: 7:30 AM CDT  
START LOCATION: WEST END OF DAUPHIN ISLAND, AL  
 
END DATE: 5/12/2019  
END TIME: 8:00 AM CDT  
END LOCATION: EAST END OF DAUPHIN ISLAND  
 
NOTE:  
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN  
NWS STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
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