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Event Details

Event Drought
State TEXAS
County/Area BROOKS
WFO BRO
Begin Date 10/01/2011 00:00:00 CST-6
End Date 10/31/2011 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
Episode Narrative October 2011 continued the string of area wide below average rainfall, ensuring no change to the persistent Extreme to Exceptional Drought across the Rio Grande Valley/Deep South Texas region. Rain on the 1st of the month dropped up to 2 inches or more in Starr and Jim Hogg County; boundaries acting on hot, humid air on the 9th produced the most widespread rains of the month, stretching from Zapata and Brooks County, then enhanced by the Gulf Coast sea breeze from Kenedy south to Cameron County, where pockets of 2 to more than 3 inches fell. Areas of western Hidalgo and eastern Starr County, facing severe rainfall deficits where less than 5 inches of rain fell in water year 2011 (October 2010 to September 2011) missed the rain.
Event Narrative Exceptional (D4) Drought conditions dominated all but a small sliver of northwestern Brooks County through October, which improved slightly to Extreme (D3) by October 4th after a few thunderstorms dropped slightly hopeful rains.


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
COASTAL CAMERON (ZONE) COASTAL CAMERON (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COASTAL WILLACY (ZONE) COASTAL WILLACY (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAMERON (ZONE) CAMERON (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WILLACY (ZONE) WILLACY (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STARR (ZONE) STARR (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HIDALGO (ZONE) HIDALGO (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JIM HOGG (ZONE) JIM HOGG (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ZAPATA (ZONE) ZAPATA (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROOKS (ZONE) BROOKS (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KENEDY (ZONE) KENEDY (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K