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Event Excessive Heat
State TENNESSEE
County/Area OBION
WFO MEG
Begin Date 08/03/2010 09:00:00 CST-6
End Date 08/05/2010 18:00:00 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 An upper level ridge of high pressure further intensified over the Mid-South continuing from the end of July into the beginning of August. The upper ridge of high pressure produced above normal temperatures over the area. The combination of high humidity and above normal temperatures produced high heat indices of 105-115 degrees. Seven heat related deaths and at least four injuries occurred as a result.
Event Narrative Heat index readings reached between 110 and 115 degrees during the afternoon and early evening hours.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 7 4 0.00K 0.00K
SHELBY (ZONE) SHELBY (ZONE) TN 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 7 1 0.00K 0.00K
HARDEMAN (ZONE) HARDEMAN (ZONE) TN 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCNAIRY (ZONE) MCNAIRY (ZONE) TN 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAYWOOD (ZONE) HAYWOOD (ZONE) TN 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TIPTON (ZONE) TIPTON (ZONE) TN 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAYETTE (ZONE) FAYETTE (ZONE) TN 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARDEMAN (ZONE) HARDEMAN (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MADISON (ZONE) MADISON (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAUDERDALE (ZONE) LAUDERDALE (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CROCKETT (ZONE) CROCKETT (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHESTER (ZONE) CHESTER (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARDIN (ZONE) HARDIN (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TIPTON (ZONE) TIPTON (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAUDERDALE (ZONE) LAUDERDALE (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAYWOOD (ZONE) HAYWOOD (ZONE) TN 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DYER (ZONE) DYER (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GIBSON (ZONE) GIBSON (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 3 0.00K 0.00K
OBION (ZONE) OBION (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DECATUR (ZONE) DECATUR (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE (ZONE) LAKE (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CROCKETT (ZONE) CROCKETT (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENRY (ZONE) HENRY (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCNAIRY (ZONE) MCNAIRY (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARDIN (ZONE) HARDIN (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENDERSON (ZONE) HENDERSON (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHESTER (ZONE) CHESTER (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MADISON (ZONE) MADISON (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEAKLEY (ZONE) WEAKLEY (ZONE) TN 08/03/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 7 4 0.00K 0.00K