Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area SIERRA
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-08-24 21:25:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 12NW WINSTON
Begin Lat/Lon 33.4744/-107.7889
End Date 2009-08-24 23:30:00.0 MST-7
End Location 12NW CHLORIDE
End Lat/Lon 33.4588/-107.8149
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 75.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative An upper ridge axis was located over the southern plains, putting southern New Mexico under a deep, moist southerly flow.
Event Narrative Thunderstorms training over far northwestern Sierra County resulted in rainfall amounts of more than 5 inches. The Sierra County Emergency Manager reported a wall of water 12 feet high moved through the Poverty Creek area. One family was evacuated and an unoccupied trailer was washed away.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 80.00K 0.00K
MESCALERO OTERO CO. NM 08/23/2009 14:30 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
WINSTON SIERRA CO. NM 08/23/2009 19:40 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINSTON SIERRA CO. NM 08/24/2009 21:25 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 80.00K 0.00K