September 2-3, 2006 Storm Statistics

Readings From Weather Bus.com:

Rain Start Time: September 2, 2006 at 8:10pm
Rain End Time: September 3, 2006 at 1:15am
Storm Total: 0.39in.
Max Rain Rate: 0.19in/hr
Peak Wind Gust: NE 31mph at 6:43pm
Total Lightning: 71,678

Comments:
Showers and thunderstorms affected almost the entire valley during the afternoon and evening hours. Storm movement was quite slow, and storms where developing across the entire valley due to the combination of the added moisture, day time heating and outflows from the decaying thunderstorms across the valley. By looking at the radar loops and the Infrared Satellite image below you can see the size of this storm. Due to the size (in area) of this storm, we rated it in the moderate category.

At our location we received steady light to moderate rainfall, which produced a storm total of 0.39in.. The high rain rate was 0.19in. at 11:07pm on September 2nd. Wind was not a significant factor with this storm at our location, with a peak wind gust of 31mph at 6:43pm.

Some storms produced very heavy rainfall which caused flooding to occur in parts of the valley. Also, at 54th and Vanburen, hail was estimated at 0.75in, at 5:30pm.

Mike, in Gold Canyon, reported 0.50in. of rain falling during the late night hours on September 2nd. Also in Gold Canyon, Al, reported a storm total of 0.46in.. Gerry, in the southwest side of Gold Canyon, reported 0.54in. of rain between 8pm September 2nd and 1:20am September 3rd. In Gilbert, near the Freestone Park, Ken reported 0.42in. of rainfall, between 5pm and midnight. Thank you for your rain reports! The above rain totals were reported to us by private individuals. The accuracy of these reports is unknown.

If it rained at your location during this storm let us know! To submit a rainfall report click on the link at the top of the page titled "Rain Report Form". You DO NOT have to have a rain gauge to submit a report. Your rain report will be added to this page.

Some quick monsoon facts so far this season. This storm made for the 20th to affect our area since the beginning of the Monsoon Season on June 28, 2006. As a result of those 20 storms, we have recorded 3.52in. of rain.

Note: If another storm affects the area this evening (September 3, 2006) there will be a separate storm statistics page.


Storm Pictures Taken on September 2, 2006: (Click Pictures To Enlarge)

Time Lapse Loop From 12:11pm to 6:54pm Taken on september 2, 2006 @ 7:31pm

Radar Loop From 7:51pm to 8:25pm

Radar Loop From 10:23pm to 10:57pm

Taken on September 2, 2006 @ 7:25pm



Rainfall Totals Released From The NWS:

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
 1000 PM MST SUN SEP 3 2006
 
 ...24 HOUR PRECIPITATION FOR THE PHOENIX METRO AREA ENDING
 AT 10 PM...
 
                                6 HR PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
                                OLDEST  >>>>>>>>>>>  NEWEST
 
   ID     STATION NAME          10 PM   4 AM  10 AM   4 PM   24 HR
                                -4 AM -10 AM  -4 PM -10 PM   TOTAL
 
 
 
 AHWATUKEE
 MAHA3    AHWATUKEE              0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 
 APACHE JUNCTION
 PMDA3    USERY MOUNTAIN PARK    0.24   0.04   0.00   0.00    0.28
 KNGA3    KINGS RANCH            0.20   0.00   0.16   0.00    0.35
 
 AVONDALE
 AVOA3    AGUA FRIA @ BUCKEYE    0.04   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.04
 
 BUCKEYE
 MBUA3    BUCKEYE FRS #2         0.00   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.00
 
 CAREFREE
 ZCAA3    FRAESFIELD MOUNTAIN    0.08   0.00   0.00   1.26    1.34
 CRFA3    CAREFREE RANCH         0.08   0.00   0.00   0.16    0.24
 
 CAVECREEK
 HMBA3    HUMBOLDT MOUNTAIN      0.04   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.04
 CBTA3    CAVE BUTTES DAM        0.12   0.00   0.00   0.08    0.20
 
 CHANDLER
 ZCHA3    EMF @ ARIZONA AVE      0.16   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.16
 
 GILBERT
 ZGIA3    MESA TOWER             0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 ZCPA3    CROSSROADS PARK        0.16   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.16
 
 GLENDALE
 MGLA3    CITY OF GLENDALE       0.16   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.16
 MMDA3    MARYLAND @ 27TH AVE    0.39   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.39
 MSXA3    ACDC @ 67TH AVE        0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 
 GOODYEAR
 ZGYA3    TUTHILL @ RAY RD       0.00   0.04   0.00   0.00    0.04
 
 GUADALUPE
 ZGAA3    GUADALUPE FRS          0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 
 MESA
 MBDA3    BROADWAY @ DOBSON      0.12   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.12
 ZBLA3    BROADWAY @ LINDSAY     0.04   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.04
 MBHA3    BROWN RD. @ HORNE      0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 MEEA3    KLEINMAN PARK          0.04   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.04
 FALA3    THUNDER MOUNTAIN       0.00   0.00   0.00     M       M
 MLAA3    MOUNTAIN VIEW PARK     0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 WMSA3    QUEEN CREEK RD         0.20   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.20
 ZUPA3    USERY PARK WS          0.16   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.16
 
 NEW RIVER
 NEWA3    SUNUP RANCH            0.00   0.00   0.00   0.08    0.08
 
 PARADISE VALLEY
 MCLA3    CAVE CREEK LANDFILL      M      M      M      M       M
 MCCA3    E FORK CC #1           0.04   0.00   0.00   0.47    0.51
 MLDA3    LOST DOG WASH          0.04   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.04
 MRPA3    REATA PASS DAMSITE     0.04   0.04   0.00   0.83    0.91
 
 PEORIA
 NRDA3    NEW RIVER DAM          0.08   0.00   0.00   0.94    1.02
 MBLA3    NEW RIVER @ BELL RD    0.16   0.08   0.00   0.04    0.28
 
 PHOENIX
 MBTA3    CESAR CHAVEZ PARK      0.00   0.00   0.00     M       M
 MMIA3    MISSOURI @ 16TH ST     0.00   0.00   0.00     M       M
 MOXA3    OLD XCUT @ MCDOWELL    0.12   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.12
 MPAA3    PAPAGO PARK            0.16   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.16
 MPPA3    PERRY PARK             0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 ADBA3    ADOBE DAM              0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 MPHA3    SKUNK CREEK @ I-17     0.24   0.00   0.00   0.35    0.59
 MPMA3    JEFFERSON @ 4TH AVE    0.16   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.16
 MROA3    ROESER @ 2ND ST        0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
          UNDEFINED                M      M      M      M       M
 ZSFA3    SOUTH MOUNTAIN FAN     0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 MTHA3    THOMAS & 16TH ST       0.16   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.16
 MTQA3    THOMAS @ 48TH ST       0.12   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.12
 
 QUEEN CREEK
 ZQRA3    QUEEN CR @ RITTENHO    0.31   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.31
 ZQCA3    QUEEN CREEK LANDFIL    0.08   0.00   0.00   0.08    0.16
 QNCA3    EMF @ QUEEN CREEK R    0.12   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.12
 
 SCOTTSDALE
 SDLA3    INDIAN BEND WASH @     0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 ZMDA3    MCDOWELL MOUNTAIN P    0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 MPJA3    PIMA @ JOMAX           0.08   0.00   0.00   0.55    0.63
 
 SUN CITY
 MSWA3    SUN CITY WEST          0.04   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.04
 
 SURPRISE
 MDYA3    DYSART @ BELL RD       0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08
 MCFA3    MCMICKEN FLOODWAY      0.04   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.04
 
 TEMPE
 MSPA3    SALT RIVER @ PRIEST    0.12   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.12
 MTEA3    ASU SOUTH              0.08   0.00   0.00   0.00    0.08