Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Drought
State TEXAS
County/Area BROOKS
WFO BRO
Report Source Other Federal Agency
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-06-07 00:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2011-06-30 23:59:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage
Episode Narrative Temperatures near or just above 100 degrees, frequent gusty winds, moderate to low relative humidity quickly erased any short term drought relief provided by mid May rainfall as conditions deteriorated from Severe to Extreme across all of Brooks County for the balance of June. Locally heavy rainfall the final week of the month would bring some relief as July arrived.
Event Narrative Severe (D2) Drought conditions deteriorated to Extreme (D3) in all of Brooks County on June 7th, and would continue through the end of the month. Rainfall of more than 2 inches across the southern half of the county would provide a bit of relief at month's end. Livestock, particularly cattle head, were affected most as very short moisture levels dwindled available feed and required [a large sale] of cattle much earlier in the year than usual. [Hay supplies were limited/damaged by the extreme drought - details here].


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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
BROOKS (ZONE) BROOKS (ZONE) TX 06/07/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K