Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State COLORADO
County/Area OURAY
WFO GJT
Report Source Department of Highways
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-08-02 15:20:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 1WNW RED MTN
Begin Lat/Lon 37.91/-107.72
End Date 2011-08-02 17:00:00.0 MST-7
End Location 1NNW 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.


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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 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