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Event Excessive Heat
State TEXAS
County/Area SAN AUGUSTINE
WFO SHV
Begin Date 08/01/2011 00:00:00 CST-6
End Date 08/31/2011 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 August of 2011 will go down as the warmest month on record in Tyler, Texas with an average monthly temperature of 92.6 degrees. This breaks the previous all time warmest month on record set just one month earlier in Tyler of 90.9 degrees in July of 2011 and shattered the previous warmest August record of 88.1 degrees in 2010. During the month of August, 2011, the city of Tyler saw 29 days at or above 100 degrees. There were 16 record highs recorded during the month and 23 record high minimum temperatures recorded for Tyler in August, 2011. Tyler set a record for consecutive days above 100 degrees with 46 which began on June 28th, 2011 and ended on August 13th, 2011. Records for Tyler date back to 1896.

For the meteorological summer of 2011 (June through August) in Tyler, the average temperature was 90.1 degrees. This easily broke the former warmest summer on record during 1998 with an average temperature of 87.1 degrees. Tyler saw an incredible 75 days with 100 degrees or greater being reached in the summer of 2011 with 27 of those days having been 105 degrees or greater. Tyler's warmest temperature reached during the summer of 2011 was 110 degrees recorded on August 2nd and 3rd.

For the month of August in Longview, Texas, there were 10 record high temperatures recorded and 18 record high minimum temperatures recorded. In August, Longview reached or exceeded 100 degrees 29 days. August of 2011 was the warmest August and warmest month on record for any month. The average August monthly temperature in 2011 was 91.6 degrees. The previous warmest month on record was 89.4 degrees set back in July of 1998. The previous warmest August on record was 88.8 degrees set back in 1934. Longview records date back to 1902.

For the meteorological summer of 2011 (June through August) in Longview, the century mark was reached or exceeded a total of 67 days with 26 days having reached 105 degrees or higher. Longview's average summer temperature for 2011 was 89.1 degrees. This easily breaks the former warmest summer on record during 1934 with an average summer temperature of 86.9 degrees.

For the month of August in Lufkin, Texas, there were 11 record high temperatures recorded for the month and 5 record high minimum temperatures recorded. In August, Lufkin reached or exceeded 100 degrees 30 days. August of 2011 was the warmest August and warmest month on record for any month. The average August monthly temperature in 2011 was 89.7 degrees. The previous warmest month on record was 87.7 degrees set back in July of 1998 and August 2010. Lufkin set an all time consecutive 100 degree record of 26 days which began back on July 30th, 2011 and ended on August 24th, 2011. The previous record was 15 consecutive days set back in 1951 and 1998. Lufkin records date back to 1906.

For the meteorological summer of 2011 (June through August), Lufkin saw 56 days of at least 100 degrees and 13 of those days with a temperature of at least 105 degrees. Lufkin's average summer temperature for 2011 was 87.1 degrees. This |ranks as the warmest summer of record with an average temperature of 87.1 degrees.|The previous record summer was 86.0 degrees set back in 1934.

Other notable high temperature recorded during the month of August in Northeast Texas was Jefferson, Texas which reached 112 degrees on August 3rd and 4th and 110 degrees in Center and Gilmer on August 2nd.
Event Narrative


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
SABINE (ZONE) SABINE (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ANGELINA (ZONE) ANGELINA (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UPSHUR (ZONE) UPSHUR (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TITUS (ZONE) TITUS (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SMITH (ZONE) SMITH (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHELBY (ZONE) SHELBY (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAN AUGUSTINE (ZONE) SAN AUGUSTINE (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RUSK (ZONE) RUSK (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RED RIVER (ZONE) RED RIVER (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PANOLA (ZONE) PANOLA (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NACOGDOCHES (ZONE) NACOGDOCHES (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORRIS (ZONE) MORRIS (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARION (ZONE) MARION (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARRISON (ZONE) HARRISON (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREGG (ZONE) GREGG (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHEROKEE (ZONE) CHEROKEE (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CASS (ZONE) CASS (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAMP (ZONE) CAMP (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BOWIE (ZONE) BOWIE (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WOOD (ZONE) WOOD (ZONE) TX 08/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K