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Event Details

Event Flash Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State ARIZONA
County/Area NAVAJO
WFO FGZ
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-01-28 06:00:00.0 MST-7
Begin Location 12N SHOW LOW MUNI ARPT
Begin Lat/Lon 34.44/-110
End Date 2008-01-28 15:00:00.0 MST-7
End Location 7N SHOW LOW MUNI ARPT
End Lat/Lon 34.37/-110
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 A strong storm system moved across northern Arizona on January 27 and 28th. The storm brought periods of moderate to heavy rain and higher elevation snow along with gusty winds. Snow levels started out between 7000 and 8000 feet then dropped to around 5000 feet.
Event Narrative Heavy rain caused Silver Creek to flood. A woman driving on a street had to be rescued when her car got stuck in the rising flood water.
Show Low Creek ran up to the bottom of a bridge became a lake. Show Low Public Works closely surveyed the situation but, did not have to close the bridge. Show Low Lake filled and was running uncontrolled over the spillway 30 inches deep.
Water flowing over the earthen spillway of Bootleg Lake into Corduroy Creek prompted the evacuation of several homes downstream in the town of Carrizo.
The Three Pipes land bridge in the town of White River was breached and a foot bridge was washed away. Some families in the area were evacuated.


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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
(FLG)FLAGSTAFF ARPT COCONINO CO. AZ 01/27/2008 08:00 MST-7 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
(0E4)PAYSON ARPT GILA CO. AZ 01/27/2008 09:00 MST-7 Heavy Rain 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM (ZONE) WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM (ZONE) AZ 01/27/2008 10:00 MST-7 Winter Weather 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHOW LOW MUNI ARPT NAVAJO CO. AZ 01/28/2008 06:00 MST-7 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K