Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area GILA
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-09-22 06:00:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 0N PUNKIN CENTER
End Date 2010-09-22 09:45:00.0 MST-7
End Location 9W TONTO BASIN
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 40.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A flow of deep subtropical moisture from the south led to thunderstorms and heavy rainfall across the higher terrain east of Phoenix mainly during the first part of the day on the 22nd of September. Heavy rain led to flash flooding and mudslides in the area around Punkin Center.
Event Narrative Thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall produced flash flooding in the Tonto Basin as well as the area around Punkin Center. DPS officers reported rock and mudslides along Highway 188 north of Roosevelt Lake, near A-Cross Road and MP-254. ADOT reported a six-foot deep layer of debris that blocked access to roosevelt Lake for most of the day. In addition trained weather spotters reported 3.25 inches of rain and flash flooding in the warned area.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 145.00K 0.00K
PUNKIN CENTER GILA CO. AZ 09/22/2010 02:00 MST-7 Heavy Rain 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
TWIN KNOLLS MARICOPA CO. AZ 09/22/2010 02:01 MST-7 Lightning 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
TORTILLA FLAT MARICOPA CO. AZ 09/22/2010 04:00 MST-7 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PUNKIN CENTER GILA CO. AZ 09/22/2010 06:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 145.00K 0.00K