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Event Details

Event Extreme Cold/Wind Chill
State MINNESOTA
County/Area ROCK
WFO FSD
Report Source AWOS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-01-14 18:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2009-01-15 06:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Very cold temperatures and moderate northwest winds combined to lower wind chill readings to 35 to 45 below zero at times from the morning of January 14th to early morning on January 15th. The strongest winds were at the start of the event. While winds decreased slowly on the night of January 14th, actual temperatures also dropped, reaching 20 below to 30 below zero near daybreak on January 15th, about which time winds became light and no longer a major factor.
Event Narrative Moderate northwest winds and very cold air combined to lower wind chills to 35 to 45 below zero at times. While winds were slowly decreasing during this time period, temperatures were steadily dropping. The actual temperature dropped to 22 below zero at Luverne on the morning of January 15th after the wind had subsided.


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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
JACKSON (ZONE) JACKSON (ZONE) MN 01/14/2009 06:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NOBLES (ZONE) NOBLES (ZONE) MN 01/14/2009 06:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COTTONWOOD (ZONE) COTTONWOOD (ZONE) MN 01/14/2009 06:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LYON (ZONE) LYON (ZONE) MN 01/14/2009 06:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LINCOLN (ZONE) LINCOLN (ZONE) MN 01/14/2009 06:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MURRAY (ZONE) MURRAY (ZONE) MN 01/14/2009 06:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIPESTONE (ZONE) PIPESTONE (ZONE) MN 01/14/2009 06:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ROCK (ZONE) ROCK (ZONE) MN 01/14/2009 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K