Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area VALENCIA
WFO ABQ
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-07-22 18:43:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 0NNW JARALES
Begin Lat/Lon 34.62/-106.75
End Date 2008-07-22 19:45:00.0 MST-7
End Location 2NNE RIO GRANDE ESTATES
End Lat/Lon 34.65/-106.72
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 100.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative The combination of plenty of moisture and slow movement of thunderstorms created torrential rains and several reports of flash flooding over western and central New Mexico.
Event Narrative Most of Belen and the surrounding communities experienced some degree of flooding with water 2 to 3 feet deep in some locations. Flash flooding caused a mudslide on the Interstate 25 exit ramp at Camino Del Llano. A nearby diner was also flooded. Flood waters also entered a few homes. In addition, the wall of a welding shop succombed to the pressure of flood waters on it and buckled.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 215.00K 0.00K
TURLEY SAN JUAN CO. NM 07/22/2008 17:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
QUEMADO CATRON CO. NM 07/22/2008 17:45 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
SAN MATEO CIBOLA CO. NM 07/22/2008 18:10 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
BACAVILLE VALENCIA CO. NM 07/22/2008 18:30 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
JARALES VALENCIA CO. NM 07/22/2008 18:43 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
BLUEWATER CIBOLA CO. NM 07/22/2008 18:45 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
CORONADO ARPT BERNALILLO CO. NM 07/22/2008 19:23 MST-7 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(ABQ)ALBUQUERQUE INT BERNALILLO CO. NM 07/22/2008 20:05 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 215.00K 0.00K