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Event Details

Event Hail
Magnitude 1.75 in.
State NEW MEXICO
County/Area UNION
WFO ABQ
Begin Date 08/24/2007 14:46:00 MST-7
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth WSW
Begin Location CLAYTON
Begin Lat/Lon 36.43/-103.25
End Date 08/24/2007 14:57:00 MST-7
End Range 2
End Azimuth W
End Location CLAYTON
End Lat/Lon 36.45/-103.22
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A short wave trough in northwest flow aloft around high pressure centered over southern New Mexico triggered severe thunderstorms that produced large hail across parts of eastern New Mexico. The hail caused significant damage in Union County, to the west and northwest of Clayton.
Event Narrative The general public and law enforcement officials reported car windshields broken by golf ball-sized hail along Highway 56. A garden and greenhouse were damaged at a nursery and several homes suffered broken windows and skylights. The hail dented kitchen appliances inside one home as it fell through the skylight.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 14.00K 0.00K
MESA CHAVES CO. NM 08/24/2007 13:30 MST-7 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLAYTON UNION CO. NM 08/24/2007 14:24 MST-7 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 4.00K 0.00K
CLAYTON UNION CO. NM 08/24/2007 14:46 MST-7 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
CLAYTON UNION CO. NM 08/24/2007 15:30 MST-7 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 14.00K 0.00K