Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Excessive Heat
State MISSISSIPPI
County/Area TUNICA
WFO MEG
Report Source Official NWS Observations
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-08-01 09:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2010-08-05 18:00:00.0 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 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 brutal heat indices of 105-120 degrees. Three deaths and one injury occurred as a result of the heat.
Event Narrative Heat index readings ranged between 110 and 115 degrees during the afternoon and early evening hours.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 3 1 0.00K 0.00K
LEE (ZONE) LEE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COAHOMA (ZONE) COAHOMA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
QUITMAN (ZONE) QUITMAN (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PANOLA (ZONE) PANOLA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
DE SOTO (ZONE) DE SOTO (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 1 0.00K 0.00K
MARSHALL (ZONE) MARSHALL (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TATE (ZONE) TATE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BENTON (ZONE) BENTON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PONTOTOC (ZONE) PONTOTOC (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHICKASAW (ZONE) CHICKASAW (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YALOBUSHA (ZONE) YALOBUSHA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UNION (ZONE) UNION (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONROE (ZONE) MONROE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
ITAWAMBA (ZONE) ITAWAMBA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRENTISS (ZONE) PRENTISS (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TISHOMINGO (ZONE) TISHOMINGO (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TIPPAH (ZONE) TIPPAH (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALCORN (ZONE) ALCORN (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAFAYETTE (ZONE) LAFAYETTE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TALLAHATCHIE (ZONE) TALLAHATCHIE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CALHOUN (ZONE) CALHOUN (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TUNICA (ZONE) TUNICA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALCORN (ZONE) ALCORN (ZONE) MS 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ITAWAMBA (ZONE) ITAWAMBA (ZONE) MS 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TISHOMINGO (ZONE) TISHOMINGO (ZONE) MS 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BENTON (ZONE) BENTON (ZONE) MS 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PRENTISS (ZONE) PRENTISS (ZONE) MS 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONROE (ZONE) MONROE (ZONE) MS 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TIPPAH (ZONE) TIPPAH (ZONE) MS 08/02/2010 09:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 3 1 0.00K 0.00K