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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area SIERRA
WFO EPZ
Begin Date 08/24/2009 21:25:00 MST-7
Begin Range 12
Begin Azimuth NW
Begin Location WINSTON
Begin Lat/Lon 33.47/-107.79
End Date 08/24/2009 23:30:00 MST-7
End Range 13
End Azimuth NW
End Location CHLORIDE
End Lat/Lon 33.48/-107.81
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