Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event High Wind
Magnitude 43 kts.
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area ROOSEVELT
WFO ABQ
Begin Date 03/30/2009 14:55:00 MST-7
End Date 03/30/2009 18:00:00 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 15.00K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative An upper level low pressure system sliding east across the central Rockies created strong southwest winds over the sacramento mountains on the morning of the 30th. Winds shifted to the northwest during the afternoon as a cold front moved southeast through the region.
Event Narrative The Dora Mesonet measured sustained wind gusts equal to or exceeding 40 mph for approximately 3 hours. The highest sustained wind speed was 49 mph. A peak wind gust of 61 mph occurred at 310 pm MST. Strong winds caused the roof on the Portales Dream Center to peel off the sheet-metal roof around 100 pm MST.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
CAPITAN/NORTHERN SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS (ZONE) CAPITAN/NORTHERN SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS (ZONE) NM 03/30/2009 01:16 MST-7 High Wind 58 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS (ZONE) NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS (ZONE) NM 03/30/2009 05:38 MST-7 High Wind 58 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CURRY (ZONE) CURRY (ZONE) NM 03/30/2009 12:00 MST-7 High Wind 54 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CURRY (ZONE) CURRY (ZONE) NM 03/30/2009 12:55 MST-7 High Wind 41 kts. MS 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS INCLUDING JEMEZ (ZONE) NORTHWEST MOUNTAINS INCLUDING JEMEZ (ZONE) NM 03/30/2009 13:10 MST-7 High Wind 50 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROOSEVELT (ZONE) ROOSEVELT (ZONE) NM 03/30/2009 14:55 MST-7 High Wind 43 kts. MS 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 15.00K 0.00K