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Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 1.75 in.
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area LEA
WFO MAF
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-05-02 20:00:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 0N HOBBS
Begin Lat/Lon 32.7/-103.13
End Date 2009-05-02 20:02:00.0 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A quasi-stationary cold front was located over the north central portion of the county warning area this day. Water vapor imagery indicated the approach of an upper level shortwave trough into the area during the evening hours from the Four Corners Region. Moderate surface based CAPE values along the front were also noted. The combination of increased surface convergence along the front, the cooling of the mid to upper levels with the shortwave trough, and increased deep layer shear resulted in one severe storm producing hail over Lea County, NM.
Event Narrative


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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 0.00K 0.00K
HOBBS LEA CO. NM 05/02/2009 20:00 MST-7 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K