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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 Precipitation Total (in)
 No Reports N/A


Impact Summary
Location Date Summary



NM 434 closed from mile markers 17 to 24 due to flooding over roadway.  Severe flooding throughout the county with numerous county roads washed out.


Hydrologic Summary

The Mora River at La Cueva crested at 8.08 feet (239 cfs) at 800pm MDT September 13, 2013.  This is now the 2nd highest crest for this location.  The record crest is 16 feet set back on September 29, 1904.  No significant flooding was reported immediately along the Mora River.  Action stage is 11 feet, minor flood stage 11 feet, moderate flood stage 13 feet, and major flood stage 14 feet. 


The Mora River near Golondrinas crested at 2.76 feet (328 cfs) at 500am MDT September 15, 2013.  This crest does not fall into the top 12 record events for this location.  The record crest is 8.7 feet set back on August 22, 1952.  No flooding was reported across this area.  Action stage is 5.5 feet , minor flood stage 5.5 feet, moderate flood stage 7 feet, and major flood stage 11.5 feet.