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Event Excessive Heat
State MISSISSIPPI
County/Area CLARKE
WFO JAN
Report Source Official NWS Observations
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2010-08-01 00:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2010-08-04 20:00:00.0 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 four day stretch of extreme temperatures occurred across the region to start off the month of August. High pressure was firmly entrenched across the southeast and allowed temperatures to soar into the triple digits across much of the region. Across the NWS Jackson, MS forecast area, 19 record highs were set between August 1st and 4th. On August 2nd, the 2nd warmest average temperature was recorded. The low was 78 and the high 105, this resulted in an average temperature of 91.5 degrees. Additionally, relatively high humidity levels made conditions even more oppressive, with heat index readings surpassing 110 degrees in many areas. This extreme heat resulted in 3 fatalities across the forecast area.
Event Narrative


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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 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHARKEY (ZONE) SHARKEY (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEFLORE (ZONE) LEFLORE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RANKIN (ZONE) RANKIN (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BOLIVAR (ZONE) BOLIVAR (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASHINGTON (ZONE) WASHINGTON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
OKTIBBEHA (ZONE) OKTIBBEHA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JEFFERSON DAVIS (ZONE) JEFFERSON DAVIS (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JONES (ZONE) JONES (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAWRENCE (ZONE) LAWRENCE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAUDERDALE (ZONE) LAUDERDALE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAMAR (ZONE) LAMAR (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KEMPER (ZONE) KEMPER (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SMITH (ZONE) SMITH (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SIMPSON (ZONE) SIMPSON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SUNFLOWER (ZONE) SUNFLOWER (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLAIBORNE (ZONE) CLAIBORNE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHOCTAW (ZONE) CHOCTAW (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ATTALA (ZONE) ATTALA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ADAMS (ZONE) ADAMS (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOLMES (ZONE) HOLMES (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HINDS (ZONE) HINDS (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ISSAQUENA (ZONE) ISSAQUENA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JASPER (ZONE) JASPER (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUMPHREYS (ZONE) HUMPHREYS (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JEFFERSON (ZONE) JEFFERSON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
NOXUBEE (ZONE) NOXUBEE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NEWTON (ZONE) NEWTON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NESHOBA (ZONE) NESHOBA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONTGOMERY (ZONE) MONTGOMERY (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARION (ZONE) MARION (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MADISON (ZONE) MADISON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOWNDES (ZONE) LOWNDES (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FORREST (ZONE) FORREST (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YAZOO (ZONE) YAZOO (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEBSTER (ZONE) WEBSTER (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WARREN (ZONE) WARREN (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRENADA (ZONE) GRENADA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COVINGTON (ZONE) COVINGTON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COPIAH (ZONE) COPIAH (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLAY (ZONE) CLAY (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLARKE (ZONE) CLARKE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEAKE (ZONE) LEAKE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINSTON (ZONE) WINSTON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LINCOLN (ZONE) LINCOLN (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SCOTT (ZONE) SCOTT (ZONE) MS 08/01/2010 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 3 0 0.00K 0.00K