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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State ARIZONA
County/Area GILA
WFO PSR
Begin Date 01/21/2010 08:00:00 MST-7
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth W
Begin Location SAN CARLOS
Begin Lat/Lon 33.35/-110.46
End Date 01/22/2010 22:00:00 MST-7
End Range 7
End Azimuth WNW
End Location TONTO BASIN
End Lat/Lon 33.93/-111.47
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 200.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Widespread rain, heavy at times, resulted in numerous flooded streets, and low spots. Strong winds associated with a line of thunderstorms caused considerable damage to property and some minor injuries. Phoenix established a new all-time record low pressure of 29.20 inches on the 21st.
Event Narrative Numerous reports of flooding in Southern Gila County. Residents were evacuated along the wash south of San Carlos. Residents near Tonto Basin were stranded for several days after flows of about 60,000 cfs were measured along the Tonto Creek. By Monday, January 25th, the flow was down to about 550 cfs.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 2.365M 0.00K
TONOPAH MARICOPA CO. AZ 01/21/2010 06:30 MST-7 Flood 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
SAN CARLOS GILA CO. AZ 01/21/2010 08:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 200.00K 0.00K
WHITE TANKS MARICOPA CO. AZ 01/21/2010 10:17 MST-7 Flood 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
CENTRAL DESERTS (ZONE) CENTRAL DESERTS (ZONE) AZ 01/21/2010 13:10 MST-7 High Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY (ZONE) YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY (ZONE) AZ 01/21/2010 15:00 MST-7 High Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY (ZONE) YUMA/MARTINEZ LAKE AND VICINITY (ZONE) AZ 01/21/2010 16:00 MST-7 High Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 300.00K 0.00K
POSTON LA PAZ CO. AZ 01/21/2010 16:40 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
GOMEZ ARPT MARICOPA CO. AZ 01/21/2010 18:10 MST-7 Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
SCOTTSDALE MUNI MARICOPA CO. AZ 01/21/2010 20:30 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 70 kts. EG 0 0 1.500M 0.00K
SANTAN PINAL CO. AZ 01/21/2010 20:45 MST-7 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 2.365M 0.00K