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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State COLORADO
County/Area OURAY
WFO GJT
Begin Date 08/02/2011 15:20:00 MST-7
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth WNW
Begin Location RED MTN
Begin Lat/Lon 37.91/-107.72
End Date 08/02/2011 17:00:00 MST-7
End Range 1
End Azimuth NNW
End Location RED MTN
End Lat/Lon 37.91/-107.71
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 Deep subtropical moisture in a light southwest flow aloft resulted in some thunderstorms with heavy rainfall in southwest Colorado.
Event Narrative Flash floods deposited 1 to 2 feet of mud, rocks, and other debris onto Highway 550 on the north side of Red Mountain Pass. Highway 550 was closed until crews were able to clear the road.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ELK PARK SAN JUAN CO. CO 08/02/2011 14:15 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
RED MTN OURAY CO. CO 08/02/2011 15:20 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K