Sunday, May 11, 2008

Cullman County scanner reports



I listened to the scanner all night last night as reports were flowing in from around Cullman County. I was relaying these reports to ABC 33/40. The greatest amount of damage was along Highway 91, especially around Arkadelphia.

(00:57:29)
Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:616 cr 700 --- "large fire" in cullman co - probably caused by lightning per Cullman SO
(00:58:53) iembot: HUN continues Tornado Warning for Cullman [AL] till 1:15 AM CDT ...AT 1251 AM CDT...WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH STRONG ROTATION. THIS STORM WAS MOVING EAST AT 60 MPH.
(01:00:00) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:295 mile marker !!!!!!!!!!!
(01:00:12) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:I65 trees on vehicles with injuries
(01:00:18) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:per scanner
(01:00:24) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:with injuries
(01:00:53) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:advise fd to bring jaws with them
(01:02:04) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:state dot has been notified
(01:03:10) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:county rd 700 fire co rd ----------lightning hit fuel tanks --- large fire
(01:04:04) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:haz mat on standby
(01:04:09) iembot: BMX continues Tornado Warning for Blount [AL] till 1:30 AM CDT ...AT 102 AM CDT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONTINUED TO INDICATE A TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR HAYDEN...OR ABOUT 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CLEVELAND...MOVING EAST AT 48 MPH.
(01:07:23) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:south continuous lightnning in hanceville
(01:09:00) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:i 65 just before 318 - vehicle rolled over
(01:09:13) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:vinemont and falkville fd en route
(01:09:42) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:traffic backed up from 299 to blount county on 65
(01:09:50) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:trees in the roadway
(01:12:13) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:southbound 65 completely blocked by trees
(01:12:32) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:dodge city engine 101 on the scene
(01:12:39) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:vehicle with injuries
(01:12:48) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:trees down across the whole interstate
(01:13:11) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:from scanner
(01:13:43) iembot: HUN expires Tornado Warning for Cullman [AL]
(01:14:27) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:now saying "no injuries" "checked everybody" --- not sure where that was from
(01:15:39) iembot: 8 Ese Phil Campbell [Winston Co, AL] amateur radio reports HAIL of marble size (E0.50 INCH) at 12:06 AM CDT -- dime size hail reported 5 miles north of haleyville.
(01:15:39) iembot: Anderson [Lauderdale Co, AL] emergency mngr reports FUNNEL CLOUD at 12:12 AM CDT -- funnel cloud reported over anderson community by emergency management officials.
(01:15:39) iembot: 3 S Belgreen [Franklin Co, AL] amateur radio reports TSTM WND DMG at 12:13 AM CDT -- tree reported down on al highway 187 and county road 52
(01:15:40) iembot: 1 S Moulton [Lawrence Co, AL] emergency mngr reports TSTM WND DMG at 12:20 AM CDT -- large tree reported down on county road 170, 2 miles off of county road 157.
(01:15:40) iembot: Bremen [Cullman Co, AL] emergency mngr reports HAIL of quarter size (E1.00 INCH) at 12:40 AM CDT -- quarter size hail reported in bremen
(01:15:40) iembot: 1 W Cullman [Cullman Co, AL] emergency mngr reports TSTM WND DMG at 12:40 AM CDT -- power outages reported west of cullman in the bethel community.
(01:15:40) iembot: Somerville [Morgan Co, AL] emergency mngr reports TSTM WND DMG at 12:47 AM CDT -- trees blown down in the somerville community.
(01:15:40) iembot: 11 Ssw Cullman [Cullman Co, AL] amateur radio reports HAIL of marble size (E0.50 INCH) at 12:50 AM CDT -- dime size hail reported in the dodge city community.
(01:15:40) iembot: 3 W Eva [Morgan Co, AL] amateur radio reports TSTM WND DMG at 12:56 AM CDT -- power outages reported along highway 55...3 miles west of eva.
(01:17:07) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:co rd 35 near highway 91 near arkadelphia ---- trees down in road
(01:19:38) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:extraction tool requested ... cullman co
(01:20:19) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:"entrapment" in cullman co
(01:22:19) abc3340wx-1: thanks everyone for all the reports
(01:22:32) abc3340wx-1: very helpful
(01:24:41) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:several trees down at arkadelphia community center.....
(01:28:47) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:accident at mm 317 on I 65....
(01:29:47) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:ema to vinemont-providence fd mm317 - traffic is still moving there
(01:30:12) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:requesting a backhoe to clear trees off interstate before new storms hit
(01:30:26) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:one lane is now stalled at mm317
(01:30:29) Will Roe (Greystone/280): Good info, Mike, thanks
(01:31:08) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:no prob
(01:31:55) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:hw 91 is blocked ...
(01:32:37) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:trees on cr 35 trees on road ---cullman
(01:34:05) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:significant damage to guard rail on 65
(01:34:56) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:10/50 i 65, just south of exit 291
(01:36:56) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:temp here is 63 --- dp 60
(01:37:09) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:son is going out to get a rain total
(01:37:39) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:glass breakage at handy tv in cullman - unknown if caused by storms
(01:37:47) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:over an inch so far (1.52")
(01:40:53) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop: trees and power lines down on 35 total rd blockage
(01:42:02) iembot: 2 Sw Hayden [Blount Co, AL] emergency mngr reports TSTM WND DMG at 01:36 AM CDT -- tree blocking both lanes at mile marker 9 on highway 160.
(01:42:03) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:two tanks of diesel fuel overturned 800 lbs - johnson crossing - not leaking
(01:42:14) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:trying to contact owner
(01:43:23) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:bethesda church - radio tower - trees on pl - 12881 hwy 91 TREE on HOUSE
(01:43:44) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:no injuries at that house at 12881 hwy 91 - tree on house
(01:44:47) iembot: Oneonta [Blount Co, AL] fire dept/rescue reports FLOOD at 01:36 AM CDT -- oneonta fire department reports significant street flooding.
(01:46:43) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop: 54 yr old male hit by a bull on way to storm shelter in fairview in cull co
(01:47:33) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:im serious
(01:47:43) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:co rd 35 BETHESDA church trees down
(01:55:08) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop: 65was backed up to blount co 30 mins ago per so
(01:57:13) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:minor flooding in vinemont
(01:58:19) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:65 clear south to 289 mm
(01:59:34) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:dodge city fd advises that vehicles being rerouted
(01:59:47) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:not too much traffic per dodge city fd
(02:03:41) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:reports rd is blocked and radio towers down ---
(02:03:53) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:i think that is around hwy 91
(02:06:14) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:cr 1541 in fairview, tree blocking road - cull co
(02:07:02) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:county road 35 more reports of trees down
(02:07:39) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:tree 12881 hwy 91 home has tree on home - no injuries
(02:08:02) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:one lane open on 91 and one lane open on cr 35 --- this area is very hard hit
(02:09:46) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:big tree down co rd 18 near arkadelphia...
(02:11:02) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:lines on cr 18 trees down on trailer and a car....
(02:11:41) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:arkadelpia --- 20 trees down on 91 ---- whole road blockages in 4 places --- they are requesting HELP
(02:12:07) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:they need exrtra assistance at 91 trees are too big for then to handle!
(02:12:35) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:1100 block of highway 91 is where this problem is
(02:13:19) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:county road 1541 trees down
(02:13:45) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:basically trees down all over the area around hwy 91 in s cullman co
(02:13:57) iembot: Priceville [Morgan Co, AL] emergency mngr reports TSTM WND DMG at 12:45 AM CDT -- tree down on a home on north bethel road.
(02:13:57) iembot: 2 S Good Hope [Cullman Co, AL] emergency mngr reports TSTM WND DMG at 01:01 AM CDT -- trees down and damaged cars at interstate 65 exit 299.
(02:13:57) iembot: 4 N Colony [Cullman Co, AL] amateur radio reports TSTM WND DMG at 01:05 AM CDT -- trees down on interstate 65 at mile marker 295.
(02:17:22) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:co road 832 tree on road near logan in cullman county
(02:21:00) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:trying to re route interstate traffic through hanceville - asking if any trees down on 31
(02:21:57) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:NO traffic moving southbound on I 65 still ----
(02:25:05) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:cr 362 big tree down on road...another on cr 832
(02:26:41) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:tree on building with a live wire hanging 130 cr 24 ...
(02:28:42) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:12000 block of highway 91 ----- 4 chicken houses completely destroyed ---
(02:29:29) abc3340wx-4:what's that near, Mike?
(02:31:19) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:69 south and county road 25 trees down and total road blockage
(02:33:44) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:i have lost track of how many trees down in south cullman county
(02:33:52) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:I am just listening to scanner
(02:34:39) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:i dont know that either Jason!
(02:42:49) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:jeremy might want to check out arkadelpia
(02:42:58) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:houses with damage on cr 18
(02:43:10) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:trees down all over hwy 91
(02:45:22) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:bring ax with you please --- message passed on to crew headed to damaged houses
(02:55:01) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:1.52" of rain here in Vinemont
(02:56:15) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:power pole down with transformer down on county rd 35
(02:57:51) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:trees are now finally all cleared from cr 35
(02:58:07) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:except one near arkadelphia fire station
(02:58:42) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:827 clear now 820 crs clear
(02:58:58) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:several cull co rds in the 800's had trees
(03:01:38) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:cr 8 has trees and power lines down
(03:02:01) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:all power lines are down on cr 8
(03:02:07) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:need a backhoe
(03:02:24) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:cr 25 near cemetary had trees down - now cleared out
(03:03:24) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:hwy 91 from 65 to hanceville has been cleared
(03:03:42) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:this area has been very hard hit
(03:04:16) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:arkadelpia up 91 to I 65 to hanceville
(03:04:56) Mike Wilhelm Vinemont Cullman-Laptop:they are going to route interstate 65 traffic through hanceville down 91


2 comments:

Dewdrop said...

I know you must be exhausted after a night like that.

Mike said...

I am still trying to catch up! I went to a funeral this morning and almost fell asleep.