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Event Details

Event Thunderstorm Wind
Magnitude 87 kts.
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area TORRANCE
WFO ABQ
Begin Date 10/11/2008 17:10:00 MST-7
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth NW
Begin Location MORIARTY
Begin Lat/Lon 35.04/-106.1
End Date 10/11/2008 17:30:00 MST-7
End Range 2
End Azimuth WNW
End Location MORIARTY
End Lat/Lon 35.02/-106.09
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 80.00K
Crop Damage 1.00K
Episode Narrative A powerful early autumn storm system over the Great Basin spread strong winds and deep moisture across much of north and central New Mexico beginning early on October 11th. Strong to severe thunderstorms first developed over the southwest portion of the state and spread quickly north and east into the central valley and eastern plains by mid afternoon. High winds also developed by the afternoon over the far western portions of the state.
Event Narrative A steel building was destroyed and blown onto Interstate 40, six power poles were snapped, at least three water tanks were damaged beyond repair and a pumpkin shooter was damaged from sustained winds estimated at 55 to 70 mph with gusts of 90-100 mph. Corn stalks were also damaged in a large corn maze.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 143.00K 1.00K
NORTHWEST PLATEAU (ZONE) NORTHWEST PLATEAU (ZONE) NM 10/11/2008 09:30 MST-7 High Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY (ZONE) MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY (ZONE) NM 10/11/2008 11:08 MST-7 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CUBA SANDOVAL CO. NM 10/11/2008 11:41 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEST-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS (ZONE) WEST-CENTRAL MOUNTAINS (ZONE) NM 10/11/2008 12:00 MST-7 High Wind 55 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PARADISE HILLS BERNALILLO CO. NM 10/11/2008 13:14 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PARADISE HILLS BERNALILLO CO. NM 10/11/2008 13:15 MST-7 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALAMEDA ARPT BERNALILLO CO. NM 10/11/2008 13:17 MST-7 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RIO RANCHO SANDOVAL CO. NM 10/11/2008 13:18 MST-7 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALAMEDA ARPT BERNALILLO CO. NM 10/11/2008 13:19 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
RIO RANCHO SANDOVAL CO. NM 10/11/2008 13:19 MST-7 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EL RANCHO ARPT BERNALILLO CO. NM 10/11/2008 13:20 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CORRALES SANDOVAL CO. NM 10/11/2008 13:45 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS (ZONE) NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS (ZONE) NM 10/11/2008 15:42 MST-7 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHWEST PLATEAU (ZONE) NORTHWEST PLATEAU (ZONE) NM 10/11/2008 16:39 MST-7 High Wind 51 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WAGON MOUND MORA CO. NM 10/11/2008 16:50 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
MORIARTY TORRANCE CO. NM 10/11/2008 17:10 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 87 kts. EG 0 0 80.00K 1.00K
STANLEY SANTA FE CO. NM 10/11/2008 17:26 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STANLEY SANTA FE CO. NM 10/11/2008 17:33 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STANLEY SANTA FE CO. NM 10/11/2008 17:33 MST-7 Tornado EF0 0 0 12.00K 0.00K
MORIARTY TORRANCE CO. NM 10/11/2008 17:50 MST-7 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 143.00K 1.00K