Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Heat
State WISCONSIN
County/Area OZAUKEE
WFO MKX
Report Source ASOS
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-07-20 10:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2011-07-21 02:00:00.0 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A dome of hot and humid air over the southern and central Plains built northward into the Upper Midwest and affected different parts of Wisconsin on different days during the period of July 17th through July 21st. Heat index values reached 100 to 110 in this heat event. In Milwaukee, it is estimated, based on news reports, that 60 people sought treatment for heat-related problems and hundreds called a social services line seeking free air-conditioners. Milwaukee-area organizers and health officials took steps to address the safety of fair and festival-goers during and prior to this long-duration, excessive heat event.
Event Narrative Temperatures in the 90s with dewpoints in the 70s generated heat index values of 100 to 110.


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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
OZAUKEE (ZONE) OZAUKEE (ZONE) WI 07/20/2011 10:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MILWAUKEE (ZONE) MILWAUKEE (ZONE) WI 07/20/2011 10:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHEBOYGAN (ZONE) SHEBOYGAN (ZONE) WI 07/20/2011 10:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WASHINGTON (ZONE) WASHINGTON (ZONE) WI 07/20/2011 10:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K