Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Hail
Magnitude 1.75 in.
County/Area UNION
Report Source Law Enforcement
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-08-24 14:46:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 4WSW CLAYTON
Begin Lat/Lon 36.4279/-103.2464
End Date 2007-08-24 14:57:00.0 MST-7
End Location 2W CLAYTON
End Lat/Lon 36.45/-103.216
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.


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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 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