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Event Details

Event Drought
State TEXAS
County/Area BROOKS
WFO BRO
Begin Date 05/01/2011 00:00:00 CST-6
End Date 05/09/2011 23:59:00 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 A continued lack of rainfall across Deep South Texas during the first week of May resulted in the drought conditions remaining the same as the last week of April. Extreme (D3) Drought conditions continued across the entire Rio Grande Valley except for the immediate coast, with severe drought conditions in a stripe from Brooks County to eastern Cameron and Willacy Counties.

These conditions prevailed through May 9th, as persistent, record heat, Lack of rainfall, and strong south to southeasterly winds maintained conditions with virtually no wetting moisture, including very little morning dew. Dryland crop damage continued to slowly increase.
Event Narrative The drought conditions continued across Brooks County the first 9 days of May. Extreme D3 drought conditions continued across the western half of Brooks County, D2 drought conditions continued across the north, central, eastern and southern one half of Brooks County with the exception of the extreme northeastern corner of the County due to the continued lack of significant rainfall.


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
COASTAL CAMERON (ZONE) COASTAL CAMERON (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KENEDY (ZONE) KENEDY (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROOKS (ZONE) BROOKS (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JIM HOGG (ZONE) JIM HOGG (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COASTAL WILLACY (ZONE) COASTAL WILLACY (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAMERON (ZONE) CAMERON (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HIDALGO (ZONE) HIDALGO (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ZAPATA (ZONE) ZAPATA (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STARR (ZONE) STARR (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WILLACY (ZONE) WILLACY (ZONE) TX 05/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K