Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Excessive Heat
State WISCONSIN
County/Area POLK
WFO MPX
Begin Date 07/18/2011 12:00:00 CST-6
End Date 07/20/2011 20:00:00 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 large ridge of high pressure expanded across the Upper Midwest and allowed for a stagnant pattern, and eventually oppressive heat and humidity to develop. Maximum heat index values varied from 108 to 116.
Event Narrative Several sources from surface observations, to local officials, media and health organizations indicated that the combination of heat and humidity, from a large dome of high pressure, allowed for excessive heat to cause significant problems for several days. The highest heat index occurred Tuesday, July 19th with a reading of 113 degrees.


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
POLK (ZONE) POLK (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PIERCE (ZONE) PIERCE (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PEPIN (ZONE) PEPIN (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EAU CLAIRE (ZONE) EAU CLAIRE (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST. CROIX (ZONE) ST. CROIX (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DUNN (ZONE) DUNN (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHIPPEWA (ZONE) CHIPPEWA (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RUSK (ZONE) RUSK (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BARRON (ZONE) BARRON (ZONE) WI 07/18/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K