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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area SANTA FE
WFO ABQ
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-07-14 17:05:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 3NNE SANTA FE
Begin Lat/Lon 35.72/-105.93
End Date 2008-07-14 18:05:00.0 MST-7
End Location 3SSE TESUQUE
End Lat/Lon 35.72/-105.91
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 25.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Deep subtropical moisture brought heavy rain to the Santa Fe area, resulting in flash flooding on the northeast side of town as arroyos became torrents and streets flooded. Locations affected include Morales Bridge, Circle Drive, Lorenzo Road and Cerro Gordo Road. One fatality occurred in this flash flood.
Event Narrative Flash flooding struck the northeast part of Santa Fe. Arroyos became torrents and overflowed their banks in some instances. Major street flooding ensued in some locations, especially along Lorenzo Road which saw mud deposited two feet deep. One man drowned when he was swept down an arroyo. An unoccupied automobile was damaged when it was also swept down an arroyo. Flash flooding occurred at the Morales Bridge on the north side of town, and a home was flooded on Circle Dr nearby.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 0 25.00K 0.00K
SANTA FE SANTA FE CO. NM 07/14/2008 17:05 MST-7 Flash Flood 1 0 25.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 0 25.00K 0.00K