Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Extreme Cold/Wind Chill
State MINNESOTA
County/Area LAC QUI PARLE
WFO MPX
Report Source Mesonet
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-01-07 18:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2010-01-08 12:00:00.0 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 A large ridge of high pressure combined with a retreating area of low pressure across the southern Great Lakes, to produce strong northwest winds of 15 to 30 mph for western and southern Minnesota. As temperatures fell into the teens below zero, wind chills values averaged between 25 and 45 below zero from Thursday evening through Friday morning.
The following are some communities that had measured wind chills during this time period.
Morris in Stevens County had a low wind chill of 42 below. Appleton in western Swift County had a low wind chill of 41 below. Madison in Lac Qui Parle County had a low wind chill of 38 below. Canby in Yellow Medicine County had a low wind chill of 37 below.
Event Narrative Strong winds combined with low temperatures to produce several hours of wind chill values of 30 to 40 degrees below zero. The Madison airport recorded a low wind chill of 38 below at 7 am.


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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
DOUGLAS (ZONE) DOUGLAS (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STEVENS (ZONE) STEVENS (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
REDWOOD (ZONE) REDWOOD (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
POPE (ZONE) POPE (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NICOLLET (ZONE) NICOLLET (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARTIN (ZONE) MARTIN (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAC QUI PARLE (ZONE) LAC QUI PARLE (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KANDIYOHI (ZONE) KANDIYOHI (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FARIBAULT (ZONE) FARIBAULT (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHIPPEWA (ZONE) CHIPPEWA (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROWN (ZONE) BROWN (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YELLOW MEDICINE (ZONE) YELLOW MEDICINE (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WATONWAN (ZONE) WATONWAN (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RENVILLE (ZONE) RENVILLE (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SWIFT (ZONE) SWIFT (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BLUE EARTH (ZONE) BLUE EARTH (ZONE) MN 01/07/2010 18:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K