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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Burn Area
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area CATRON
WFO ABQ
Report Source Post Office
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-07-11 15:23:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 1W LUNA
Begin Lat/Lon 33.82/-108.96
End Date 2011-07-11 17:00:00.0 MST-7
End Location 0WSW LUNA
End Lat/Lon 33.82/-108.96
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 1.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Very high precipitable water values combined with modest instability allowed storms to develop across much of the state on the 11th. Strong storms near and over the Wallow Fire burn scar triggered flash flooding downstream near the town of Luna. The Luna RAWS picked up over one inch of rain.
Event Narrative An unnamed arroyo feeding into the San Francisco River became flooded near the Luna Post Office. The water was at least four feet high and washed away the porch steps of a nearby mobile home. The headwaters of the arroyo are located northwest of town, within the Wallow Fire burn scar.


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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 1.00K 0.00K
LUNA CATRON CO. NM 07/11/2011 15:23 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 1.00K 0.00K