Global Hazards - January 2007


Please note: Material provided in this report is chosen subjectively and included at the discretion of the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The ability to report on a given event is limited by the amount of information available to NCDC at the time of publication. Inclusion of a particular event does not constitute a greater importance in comparison with an event that has not been incorporated into the discussion. Data included in this report are preliminary unless otherwise stated. Links to supporting information are valid at the time of publication, but they are not maintained or changed after publication.


Global Focus

Satellite image of a large storm system that affected northern Europe during mid-January 2007
European Storm
Global Hazards And Significant Events
January 2007
A powerful storm moving eastward from the North Atlantic impacted northern Europe during mid-January with powerful winds and heavy rainfall, causing considerable loss of life. Additional information can be found below.
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Drought & Heat | Flooding | Storms | Tropical Cyclones | Extratropical Cyclones | Severe Winter Weather
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Drought conditions
Across the United States, extreme drought conditions were observed in areas of Wyoming and Nebraska, as well as northern Minnesota and parts of Texas. Exceptional drought was limited to areas of south Texas.
Drought Monitor depiction as of January 23, 2007
U.S. Drought Monitor

Citing This Report

NOAA National Climatic Data Center, State of the Climate: Global Hazards for January 2007, published online February 2007, retrieved on August 21, 2014 from http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/hazards/2007/1.