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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area GRANT
WFO EPZ
Begin Date 08/20/2008 14:25:00 MST-7
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth NNE
Begin Location MIMBRES
Begin Lat/Lon 32.87/-107.96
End Date 08/20/2008 16:30:00 MST-7
End Range 2
End Azimuth NNE
End Location GEORGETOWN
End Lat/Lon 32.88/-108.01
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An upper trough provided dynamics and a veering vertical wind shear profile that led to severe mulitcell and supercell thunderstorms. This resulted in flash flooding and hail up to golfball size in southern New Mexico.
Event Narrative Aklan Hill Road was closed north of Mimbres due to flooding. A water rescue was performed.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 7.00K 0.00K
MIMBRES GRANT CO. NM 08/20/2008 14:25 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
WINSTON SIERRA CO. NM 08/20/2008 14:50 MST-7 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SILVER CITY GRANT CO. NM 08/20/2008 15:49 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 7.00K 0.00K