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Event Details

Event Drought
State TEXAS
County/Area MENARD
WFO SJT
Report Source Other Federal Agency
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2009-02-01 00:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2009-02-28 23:59:00.0 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 A persistent drought continues across much of West Central Texas with very little rainfall across the region since November of 2008. This has resulted in rainfall deficiencies of 4 to 6 inches below normal through the end of February.
For the period November 2008 through February 2009, Abilene received 0.58 inches of precipitation. Normal precipitation for this period is 4.67 inches. For the period October 2008 through February 2009, San Angelo received 2.62 inches of precipitation. Normal precipitation for this period is 6.61 inches. During this same period, Junction measured 1.6 inches of precipitation. Normal precipitation for this period is about 7.75 inches.
Event Narrative The U.S. Drought monitor has placed the Menard County in an extreme drought. According to the Texas Crop Report issued February 18 by The Texas A&M Agriculture Program, the following agricultural impacts were noted across West Central Texas: Temperatures were mild with very high winds, rainfall was sparse, and fire dangers were extremely high as burn bans remained in effect. Wheat fields were in poor conditions due to the lack of moisture, yields continue to decrease, only irrigated crops survived the dry conditions. Range and pasture conditions remained poor with supplemental feeding of livestock increased.


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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
KIMBLE (ZONE) KIMBLE (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHACKELFORD (ZONE) SHACKELFORD (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCCULLOCH (ZONE) MCCULLOCH (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MASON (ZONE) MASON (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SCHLEICHER (ZONE) SCHLEICHER (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SUTTON (ZONE) SUTTON (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
IRION (ZONE) IRION (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HASKELL (ZONE) HASKELL (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FISHER (ZONE) FISHER (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CROCKETT (ZONE) CROCKETT (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CONCHO (ZONE) CONCHO (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLEMAN (ZONE) COLEMAN (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CALLAHAN (ZONE) CALLAHAN (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
THROCKMORTON (ZONE) THROCKMORTON (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NOLAN (ZONE) NOLAN (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JONES (ZONE) JONES (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COKE (ZONE) COKE (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MENARD (ZONE) MENARD (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TOM GREEN (ZONE) TOM GREEN (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAN SABA (ZONE) SAN SABA (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RUNNELS (ZONE) RUNNELS (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TAYLOR (ZONE) TAYLOR (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STERLING (ZONE) STERLING (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROWN (ZONE) BROWN (ZONE) TX 02/01/2009 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K