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Event Details

Event Drought
State VIRGINIA
County/Area PATRICK
WFO RNK
Begin Date 08/01/2008 00:00:00 EST-5
End Date 08/31/2008 23:59:00 EST-5
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative Rainfall was mainly confined to the typical summertime showers and thunderstorms for much of the month of August. Drought conditions stayed in the severe category for the month, but spread further north by the middle of August. The effects of the remnants of Fay toward the end of the month in terms of the long-term drought were significant. Nearly all areas experienced a one category improvement in September 2nd issuance of the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Event Narrative Severe drought conditions over the extreme southwest portion of the county at the start of August, overspread the entire county by the middle of the month.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRAYSON (ZONE) GRAYSON (ZONE) VA 08/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) VA 08/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PATRICK (ZONE) PATRICK (ZONE) VA 08/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SMYTH (ZONE) SMYTH (ZONE) VA 08/01/2008 00:00 EST-5 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K