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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State MONTANA
County/Area SANDERS
WFO MSO
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-08-02 18:30:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 1SW CAMAS
Begin Lat/Lon 47.61/-114.68
End Date 2010-08-02 19:30:00.0 MST-7
End Location 1SE CAMAS
End Lat/Lon 47.61/-114.66
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 15.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Strong thunderstorms developed across northwest Montana ahead of an approaching upper level trough. The main threat with these storms was heavy rain and some hail. In one case, the thunderstorm sat stationary for an hour and dumped heavy rain over Hot Springs. This led to flash flooding in the area.
Event Narrative A slow moving thunderstorm dropped rainfall amounts of 1.59 inches up to an estimated 3.25 inches in a one to two hour period. Twenty five homes were flooded from runoff. One home owner had half their yard washed away with a shed also flooded.


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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 15.00K 0.00K
BLACKTAIL FLATHEAD CO. MT 08/02/2010 15:00 MST-7 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAMAS SANDERS CO. MT 08/02/2010 18:30 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
CAMAS SANDERS CO. MT 08/02/2010 18:30 MST-7 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 15.00K 0.00K