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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State MINNESOTA
County/Area CLAY
WFO FGF
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-05-18 20:19:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 1SSW MOORHEAD
Begin Lat/Lon 46.86/-96.76
End Date 2007-05-19 02:30:00.0 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 Around 3 pm CST, a fairly strong cold front was located along a line from Devils Lake, ND, to Hallock, MN. Throughout the evening, this cold front slowly sagged southward. By 6 pm CST, the front had reached a line from New Rockford, ND, to Roseau, MN. At this time, Jamestown, ND, reported a temperature of 86 degrees, while Devils Lake had dropped to 66 degrees. By midnight, the front was located along a line from Bemidji (MN) to Fargo (ND) to 20 miles south of Jamestown (ND). Behind the front, the temperature dropped to 39 degrees in Devils Lake a couple hours after midnight. Large hail, tornadoes, and flash flooding occurred during this event.
Event Narrative Streets were flooded in the city of Moorhead. At the Moorhead Airport, taxiways and runways were 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 0.00K 0.00K
WYLIE RED LAKE CO. MN 05/18/2007 16:45 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST HILAIRE PENNINGTON CO. MN 05/18/2007 16:50 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RED LAKE FALLS RED LAKE CO. MN 05/18/2007 16:55 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MENTOR POLK CO. MN 05/18/2007 17:15 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ERSKINE POLK CO. MN 05/18/2007 17:39 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOORHEAD CLAY CO. MN 05/18/2007 19:12 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOORHEAD CLAY CO. MN 05/18/2007 19:20 CST-6 Hail 1.50 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DILWORTH CLAY CO. MN 05/18/2007 19:38 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DILWORTH CLAY CO. MN 05/18/2007 19:40 CST-6 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOORHEAD CLAY CO. MN 05/18/2007 19:55 CST-6 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SABIN CLAY CO. MN 05/18/2007 20:03 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOORHEAD CLAY CO. MN 05/18/2007 20:19 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOORHEAD CLAY CO. MN 05/18/2007 20:48 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RANUM NORMAN CO. MN 05/18/2007 22:33 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K