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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area SIERRA
WFO EPZ
Begin Date 08/31/2008 17:50:00 MST-7
Begin Range 2
Begin Azimuth S
Begin Location LAS PALOMAS
Begin Lat/Lon 33.05/-107.3
End Date 08/31/2008 21:00:00 MST-7
End Range 7
End Azimuth WSW
End Location CUCHILLO
End Lat/Lon 33.18/-107.47
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 150.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A deep, moist southeasterly flow with embedded upper disturbances produced widespread showers and thunderstorms with heavy rainfall in southern New Mexico.
Event Narrative Cuchillo Creek overflowed, closing nearby roads as well as Highway 187 near Las Palomas. Levees were washed out and at least one home was heavily damaged.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 152.00K 0.00K
LAKE VLY SIERRA CO. NM 08/30/2008 20:30 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CENTRAL GRANT CO. NM 08/31/2008 10:50 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
LAS PALOMAS SIERRA CO. NM 08/31/2008 17:50 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
ARREY SIERRA CO. NM 08/31/2008 19:44 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 152.00K 0.00K