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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)
 Belen 9.3 SE (CoCoRaHS) 2.59
 Bosque Farms 1 N (CoCoRaHS) 2.48
 Los Lunas 3.5 E (CoCoRaHS) 2.45
 Belen 5.1 SSE (CoCoRaHS) 2.36
 Belen 1 NE (CoCoRaHS) 2.01
 Los Lunas 3 SSW (COOP) 1.94
 Belen Airport (AWOS) 1.56


Impact Summary
Location Date Summary



Numerous dirt and gravel roads across Valencia County were impassible and sandbags were requested due to heavy rainfall on the 10th.

Highland Meadows


40 families were evacuated from Highland Meadow neighborhood due to flooding. A culvert 25' wide by 10' deep was completely destroyed and National Guard assisted recovery effort using mobile bridge. Another 20 families affected. A total of 7 structures were damaged in the mult-day event.


Hydrologic Summary

There are no reporting locations in the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service database within Valencia County therefore no hydrographs are available for review.