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Event Excessive Heat
State MINNESOTA
County/Area MURRAY
WFO FSD
Begin Date 07/15/2011 12:00:00 CST-6
End Date 07/20/2011 18:00:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 8.00K
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 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 15 livestock deaths were reported in the county.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 43.00K 0.00K
JACKSON (ZONE) JACKSON (ZONE) MN 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NOBLES (ZONE) NOBLES (ZONE) MN 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
ROCK (ZONE) ROCK (ZONE) MN 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
LINCOLN (ZONE) LINCOLN (ZONE) MN 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MURRAY (ZONE) MURRAY (ZONE) MN 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 8.00K 0.00K
PIPESTONE (ZONE) PIPESTONE (ZONE) MN 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LYON (ZONE) LYON (ZONE) MN 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COTTONWOOD (ZONE) COTTONWOOD (ZONE) MN 07/15/2011 12:00 CST-6 Excessive Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 43.00K 0.00K