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Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State TEXAS
County/Area GONZALES
WFO EWX
Begin Date 11/17/2007 20:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 5
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location GONZALES
Begin Lat/Lon 29.57/-97.47
End Date 11/18/2007 03:00:00 CST-6
End Range 2
End Azimuth SSW
End Location HARWOOD
End Lat/Lon 29.64/-97.51
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 An upper level trough of low pressure, with a surface reflection, moved across South Central Texas causing showers and thunderstorms. These storms produced heavy rain which led to flash flooding over Fayette and Gonzales counties on the evening of 17th and morning of the 18th.
Event Narrative Thunderstorms moved slowly across northern Gonzales County during the evening of November 17 producing very heavy rainfall. Radar estimates showed in excess of 4 inches of rain from 6 PM until midnight and CoCoRAHS observer Gonzales 6.7NNW reported 6.45 inches in 24 hours ending at 7 AM on November 18. The heavy rain led to flash flooding which closed FM 794 from Gonzales to near Harwood due to water over the road.


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
FLATONIA FAYETTE CO. TX 11/17/2007 20:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GONZALES GONZALES CO. TX 11/17/2007 20:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LA GRANGE FAYETTE CO. TX 11/17/2007 20:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SCHULENBURG FAYETTE CO. TX 11/18/2007 07:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LA GRANGE FAYETTE CO. TX 11/18/2007 07:00 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K