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Event Excessive Heat
State SOUTH DAKOTA
County/Area BRULE
WFO FSD
Report Source ASOS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-07-15 12:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2011-07-20 03:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Several consecutive days were experienced with an extremely stressful combination of high heat and humidity. Heat indices frequently rose above 115 degrees during the day, with temperatures reaching the 90s and dew points remaining in the 70s to lower 80s. The high heat and humidity were evident at night, with minimum temperatures usually in the middle to upper 70s, and in some cases 80 degrees or a little higher. There were some cases of heat related illnesses in people, and several reports of livestock deaths.
Event Narrative An extended period of excessive heat produced daytime temperatures reaching the 90s and dew points in the 70s to lower 80s, with heat indices often reaching or exceeding 115 degrees. Nighttime temperatures often in the mid 70s to lower 80s with continued high humidity provided little if any relief. The heat and humidity caused prolonged stress on people and livestock. At least 10 livestock deaths were reported in the county.


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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 30.00K 0.00K
BROOKINGS (ZONE) BROOKINGS (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BEADLE (ZONE) BEADLE (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCCOOK (ZONE) MCCOOK (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOODY (ZONE) MOODY (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE (ZONE) LAKE (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DOUGLAS (ZONE) DOUGLAS (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
BON HOMME (ZONE) BON HOMME (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HUTCHINSON (ZONE) HUTCHINSON (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HANSON (ZONE) HANSON (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MINER (ZONE) MINER (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KINGSBURY (ZONE) KINGSBURY (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAVISON (ZONE) DAVISON (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
YANKTON (ZONE) YANKTON (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LINCOLN (ZONE) LINCOLN (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UNION (ZONE) UNION (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLAY (ZONE) CLAY (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHARLES MIX (ZONE) CHARLES MIX (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BRULE (ZONE) BRULE (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
TURNER (ZONE) TURNER (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MINNEHAHA (ZONE) MINNEHAHA (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREGORY (ZONE) GREGORY (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SANBORN (ZONE) SANBORN (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JERAULD (ZONE) JERAULD (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
AURORA (ZONE) AURORA (ZONE) SD 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 30.00K 0.00K