August 12, 2006 Storm Statistics

Readings From Weather Bus.com:

Rain Start Time: August 12, 2006 at 1:00am
Rain End Time: August 12, 2006 at 4:20am
Storm Total: 0.43in.
Max Rain Rate: 1.21in/hr
Peak Wind Gust: NW 22mph at 12:04am
Total Lightning: 32,876

Comments:
This storm produced moderate to heavy rainfall as it moved through the area, with a peak rain rate or 1.21in/hr, which resulted in a storm total of 0.43in. With the storm total, rainfall rate, and other reports, we decided to place this storm in the Moderate category.

In Gold Canyon, Al reported a storm total of 0.38in.. Ken, in Gilbert, reported a rain total of 0.30in..The Kings Ranch road rain gauge, in Gold Canyon, reported 0.16in. of rain. Thank you for your rain reports! The above rain totals were reported to us by private individuals. The accuracy of these reports is unknown.

This is now the sixteenth storm to affect our location since the start of the monsoon season. With the 0.43in. of rain produced by this storm, our monsoon season total is 2.74in, which brings our yearly total to 5.44in.. Last year at this same time was recorded 1.74in of rain for the monsoon season.


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Rainfall Totals Released From The NWS:

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
 1000 AM MST SAT AUG 12 2006
 
 ...24 HOUR PRECIPITATION FOR THE PHOENIX METRO AREA ENDING
 AT 10 AM...
 
                                6 HR PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
                                OLDEST  >>>>>>>>>>>  NEWEST
 
   ID     STATION NAME          10 AM   4 PM  10 PM   4 AM   24 HR
                                -4 PM -10 PM  -4 AM -10 AM   TOTAL
 
 
 
 AHWATUKEE
 MAHA3    AHWATUKEE              0.00   0.00   0.94   0.00    0.94
 
 APACHE JUNCTION
 PMDA3    USERY MOUNTAIN PARK    0.00   0.00   0.24   0.04    0.28
 KNGA3    KINGS RANCH            0.00   0.00   0.12   0.04    0.16
 
 AVONDALE
 AVOA3    AGUA FRIA @ BUCKEYE    0.00     M    0.08   0.00    0.08
 
 BUCKEYE
 MBUA3    BUCKEYE FRS #2         0.00   0.31   1.10   0.00    1.42
 
 CAREFREE
 ZCAA3    FRAESFIELD MOUNTAIN    0.00   0.00   0.20   0.08    0.28
 CRFA3    CAREFREE RANCH           M      M    0.04   0.00    0.04
 
 CAVECREEK
 HMBA3    HUMBOLDT MOUNTAIN      0.00   0.00   0.24   0.00    0.24
 CBTA3    CAVE BUTTES DAM        0.00   0.00   0.20   0.00    0.20
 
 CHANDLER
 ZCHA3    EMF @ ARIZONA AVE      0.00   0.00   0.12   0.00    0.12
 
 GILBERT
 ZGIA3    MESA TOWER             0.00   0.00   0.28   0.04    0.31
 ZCPA3    CROSSROADS PARK        0.00   0.00   0.24   0.04    0.28
 
 GLENDALE
 MGLA3    CITY OF GLENDALE       0.00   0.00   0.43   0.00    0.43
 MMDA3    MARYLAND @ 27TH AVE    0.00   0.00   1.54   0.08    1.61
 MSXA3    ACDC @ 67TH AVE        0.00   0.00   0.75   0.00    0.75
 
 GOODYEAR
 ZGYA3    TUTHILL @ RAY RD       0.00   0.00   0.43   0.00    0.43
 
 GUADALUPE
 ZGAA3    GUADALUPE FRS          0.00   0.00   0.79   0.00    0.79
 
 MESA
 MBDA3    BROADWAY @ DOBSON      0.00   0.00   1.06   0.04    1.10
 ZBLA3    BROADWAY @ LINDSAY     0.00   0.00   0.63   0.00    0.63
 MBHA3    BROWN RD. @ HORNE      0.00   0.00   1.38   0.04    1.42
 MEEA3    KLEINMAN PARK          0.00   0.00   0.83   0.04    0.87
 FALA3    THUNDER MOUNTAIN       0.00   0.00   0.20   0.00    0.20
 MLAA3    MOUNTAIN VIEW PARK     0.00   0.00   0.47   0.04    0.51
 WMSA3    QUEEN CREEK RD         0.00   0.00   0.94   0.04    0.98
 ZUPA3    USERY PARK WS          0.00   0.00   0.47   0.00    0.47
 
 NEW RIVER
 NEWA3    SUNUP RANCH            0.00   0.00   0.08   0.00    0.08
 
 PARADISE VALLEY
 MCLA3    CAVE CREEK LANDFILL      M      M      M      M       M
 MCCA3    E FORK CC #1           0.00   0.00   0.12   0.16    0.28
 MLDA3    LOST DOG WASH          0.00   0.00   0.59   0.00    0.59
 MRPA3    REATA PASS DAMSITE     0.00   0.00   0.24   0.00    0.24
 
 PEORIA
 NRDA3    NEW RIVER DAM          0.00   0.00   0.59   0.00    0.59
 MBLA3    NEW RIVER @ BELL RD    0.00   0.00   0.51   0.00    0.51
 
 PHOENIX
 MBTA3    CESAR CHAVEZ PARK      0.00   0.00   0.94   0.00    0.94
 MMIA3    MISSOURI @ 16TH ST     0.00   0.00   0.43   0.00    0.43
 MOXA3    OLD XCUT @ MCDOWELL    0.00   0.00   0.55   0.00    0.55
 MPAA3    PAPAGO PARK            0.00   0.00   0.55   0.00    0.55
 MPPA3    PERRY PARK             0.00   0.00   0.43   0.00    0.43
 ADBA3    ADOBE DAM              0.00   0.00   0.47   0.00    0.47
 MPHA3    SKUNK CREEK @ I-17     0.00   0.00   0.16   0.00    0.16
 MPMA3    JEFFERSON @ 4TH AVE    0.00   0.00   1.50   0.00    1.50
 MROA3    ROESER @ 2ND ST        0.00   0.00   1.57   0.00    1.57
          UNDEFINED                M      M      M      M       M
 ZSFA3    SOUTH MOUNTAIN FAN     0.00   0.00   0.16   0.00    0.16
 MTHA3    THOMAS & 16TH ST       0.00   0.00   0.55   0.04    0.59
 MTQA3    THOMAS @ 48TH ST       0.00   0.00   0.47   0.00    0.47
 
 QUEEN CREEK
 ZQRA3    QUEEN CR @ RITTENHO    0.00   0.00   0.63   0.04    0.67
 ZQCA3    QUEEN CREEK LANDFIL    0.00   0.00   0.51   0.04    0.55
 QNCA3    EMF @ QUEEN CREEK R    0.00   0.00   0.31   0.04    0.35
 
 SCOTTSDALE
 SDLA3    INDIAN BEND WASH @     0.00   0.00   0.75   0.00    0.75
 ZMDA3    MCDOWELL MOUNTAIN P    0.00   0.00   1.06   0.08    1.14
 MPJA3    PIMA @ JOMAX           0.00   0.00   0.24   0.00    0.24
 
 SUN CITY
 MSWA3    SUN CITY WEST          0.00   0.00   0.39   0.00    0.39
 
 SURPRISE
 MDYA3    DYSART @ BELL RD       0.00   0.00   0.35   0.00    0.35
 MCFA3    MCMICKEN FLOODWAY      0.00   0.00   0.12   0.00    0.12
 
 TEMPE
 MSPA3    SALT RIVER @ PRIEST    0.00   0.00   0.47   0.00    0.47
 MTEA3    ASU SOUTH              0.00   0.00   1.26   0.00    1.26