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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State TEXAS
County/Area CROSBY
WFO LUB
Report Source Fire Department/Rescue
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-05-08 14:04:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 0N RALLS
Begin Lat/Lon 33.68/-101.38
End Date 2007-05-08 17:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A complex of strong thunderstorms rolled across the South Plains region of west Texas during the overnight hours of the 7th and early morning hours of the 8th. One storm within the complex became severe, and produced large hail over Childress. With a powerful upper level storm system still located over the desert southwest, additional convective complexes moved eastward out of New Mexico during the daytime hours on the 8th. By the time rainfall ended over the South Plains, some areas had received in excess of three and a half inches of rain. Reports of gradually rising waters that inundated roadways were common. A few motorists disabled their vehicles by driving into standing water, especially in construction zones, underpasses and in otherwise flood prone city streets. No injuries were reported.
Event Narrative Fire department officials reported that minor flooding resulted in up to eight inches of standing water in many city streets in Ralls.


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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 0 135.00K 0.00K
CHILDRESS CHILDRESS CO. TX 05/08/2007 02:40 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHILDRESS CHILDRESS CO. TX 05/08/2007 03:30 CST-6 Flood 0 0 15.00K 0.00K
DENVER CITY YOAKUM CO. TX 05/08/2007 09:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 20.00K 0.00K
LEVELLAND HOCKLEY CO. TX 05/08/2007 11:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TAHOKA LYNN CO. TX 05/08/2007 11:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LUBBOCK LUBBOCK CO. TX 05/08/2007 12:53 CST-6 Flood 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
RALLS CROSBY CO. TX 05/08/2007 14:04 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 135.00K 0.00K