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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area SIERRA
WFO EPZ
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-09-11 15:04:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 1SE LAS PALOMAS
Begin Lat/Lon 33.06/-107.29
End Date 2009-09-11 16:30:00.0 MST-7
End Location 1W LAS PALOMAS
End Lat/Lon 33.07/-107.32
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 125.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A weak upper disturbance moved slowly southward over southern New Mexico and far west Texas within a moist, unstable air mass. An approaching jet streak from the west along with low level easterly flow provided favorable vertical wind shear and sufficient lift for a severe weather outbreak.
Event Narrative More than 2.5 inches of rain resulted in flash flooding around Palomas. At least 5 homes were inundated and several cars were stranded in flood waters.


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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 0 195.00K 0.00K
(LRU)LAS CRUCES ARPT DONA ANA CO. NM 09/11/2009 15:04 MST-7 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAS PALOMAS SIERRA CO. NM 09/11/2009 15:04 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 125.00K 0.00K
(LRU)LAS CRUCES ARPT DONA ANA CO. NM 09/11/2009 15:30 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DONA ANA DONA ANA CO. NM 09/11/2009 15:45 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
HERMANAS LUNA CO. NM 09/11/2009 16:00 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. MG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 195.00K 0.00K