Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area COLFAX
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-08-29 19:15:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 2W CIMARRON
Begin Lat/Lon 36.5195/-104.927
End Date 2008-08-29 20:15:00.0 MST-7
End Location 0NNE CIMARRON
End Lat/Lon 36.5237/-104.8976
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/1
Property Damage 75.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A back door cold front and upper level trough combined to generate heavy rain over portions of northern and eastern New Mexico, with reports of flash flooding in Cimarron and Dora and south of Los Alamos.
Event Narrative Heavy rain of 4 to 6 inches fell in and near the town of Cimarron. Flash flooding occurred with several houses along U.S. Highway 64 flooded. Water flowed one to two feet deep through town. Two vehicles were washed off State Road 21. One person was injured attempting to rescue one of the motorists who was trapped in their vehicle.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 79.00K 0.00K
DORA ROOSEVELT CO. NM 08/29/2008 18:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
CIMARRON COLFAX CO. NM 08/29/2008 19:15 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
COCHITI PUEBLO SANDOVAL CO. NM 08/29/2008 20:45 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 79.00K 0.00K