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Rainfall Summary: September 10-18, 2013

The table below is a comprehensive list of the more significant precipitation reports that were received for the 9-day event period.

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 Location (source) Precipitation Total (in)
Tijeras 5.0 E (CoCoRaHS) 5.49
ABQ Montano & Unser (CoCoRaHS) 5.00
Sandia Heights 0.6 SSE (CoCoRaHS) 5.12
ABQ Paradise Hills (CoCoRaHS) 4.76
Petroglyph National Monument (COOP) 4.44
ABQ Foothills (COOP) 4.31
ABQ Montano & 4th (CoCoRaHS) 4.01
Albuquerque South Valley (COOP) 3.24
Albuquerque Sunport (ASOS) 3.18
ABQ Mountain & Madison (CoCoRaHS) 3.17


Impact Summary
Bernalillo Date Summary

Paradise Hills


A mud slide up to 3 feet deep flowed into yards, homes, and a street near the Petroglyph National Monument Open Space.


Hydrologic Summary

The Rio Grande at Albuquerque crested at 5.74 feet (4,350 cfs) at 1130pm MDT September 13, 2013. This compares to a historical crest of 5.79 feet on May 28, 1999. The record crest is 12.30 feet on April 24, 1942. No flooding was observed along the Rio Grande in Albuquerque from this heavy rainfall event.