Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
County/Area GILA
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-12-08 09:00:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 5SE TONTO BASIN
Begin Lat/Lon 33.8488/-111.2884
End Date 2007-12-15 09:00:00.0 MST-7
End Location 5SE TONTO BASIN
End Lat/Lon 33.85/-111.29
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 50.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative The second major storm system in two weeks contributed to excessive runoff and high water over a period of several days in parts of southern Gila County.
Event Narrative About 500 people were stranded in their Tonto Basin homes because of flooded roads and adjacent areas around Tonto Creek. The largest rainfall amounts from this series of storms exceeded 3 inches in some spots. The river gauge at the Tonto Creek site near Roosevelt peaked at over 12 feet on the 8th. Rainfall continued into the week of December 10th, prolonging the runoff and keeping FR470 through Tonto Basin closed for several days. Globe received 1.90, and Miami had 2.72 inches from the 8th through the 12th.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
TONTO BASIN GILA CO. AZ 12/08/2007 09:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 50.00K 0.00K