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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State COLORADO
County/Area MONTROSE
WFO GJT
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-08-04 16:00:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 5SW MONTROSE
Begin Lat/Lon 38.43/-107.92
End Date 2010-08-04 18:00:00.0 MST-7
End Location 5SSW MONTROSE
End Lat/Lon 38.42/-107.92
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Subtropical moisture associated with an intense thunderstorm produced flash flooding just southwest of Montrose.
Event Narrative A ten foot high and 30 foot wide wall of water came roaring down normally dry Tappan Wash and went out of its banks in places, including yards of residences as well as a section of Dave Wood Road. A person hiking up the wash narrowly escaped the wall of water by quickly climbing up the wash embankment. Culverts and irrigation canals were clogged with debris which included logs and a large amount of personal property. Some of the personal property items were later found downstream. A camper trailer in a yard was knocked over and damaged by the flood waters, while a nearby trailer was picked up and carried a short distance away.


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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 10.00K 0.00K
MONTROSE MONTROSE CO. CO 08/04/2010 16:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 10.00K 0.00K