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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area LUNA
WFO EPZ
Report Source Department of Highways
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-07-18 16:40:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 1SSE SPALDING
Begin Lat/Lon 32.42/-107.95
End Date 2008-07-18 18:30:00.0 MST-7
End Location 4E FLORIDA
End Lat/Lon 32.41/-107.5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 20.00K
Crop Damage 10.00K
Episode Narrative Though the air mass was not quite as moist through a deep layer as earlier in the month, there was still sufficient moisture for heavy rainfall amounts. The addition of a dry layer in the mid levels brought a threat of damaging winds and marginally large hail.
Event Narrative Numerous roads were flooded throughout central Luna County according to the Luna County Road Department.


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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 0 270.00K 30.00K
MESCALERO OTERO CO. NM 07/17/2008 13:18 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
(DMN)DEMING ARPT LUNA CO. NM 07/18/2008 15:46 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 64 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DEMING LUNA CO. NM 07/18/2008 15:50 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 20.00K
SPALDING LUNA CO. NM 07/18/2008 16:40 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 20.00K 10.00K
Totals: 0 0 270.00K 30.00K