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Event Heat
State ALABAMA
County/Area FRANKLIN
WFO HUN
Report Source Mesonet
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2011-08-02 13:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2011-08-03 18:00:00.0 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 During the afternoons of the 2nd and 3rd, heat index values reached 105 to 113 degrees in northwest and north central Alabama. On the 2nd, the temperature topped out at 100 degrees at the COOP observer's weather station in Muscle Shoals.
On the 3rd, ASOS weather stations recorded highs of 104 degrees at the Muscle Shoals Airport, 102 at Pryor Field in Decatur, and 101 at the Huntsville International Airport. The Muscle Shoals reading of 104 degree broke the record of 102 set in 1930. Automated COOP stations (HCN) recorded highs exceeding 100 degrees including Courtland (101), Muscle Shoals TVA (102) and Russellville (102). The COOP observer in Anderson recorded 100 degrees. The RAWS site in Bankhead National Forest reported 104 degrees while the COOP observer recorded 101 degrees in Moulton. The University of Alabama at Huntsville (MIPS) weather station co-located with the National Weather Service reported 102 degrees. On both mornings, lows were only in the lower to mid 70s in urban areas.
Event Narrative


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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 2 0.00K 0.00K
MADISON (ZONE) MADISON (ZONE) AL 08/02/2011 13:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LIMESTONE (ZONE) LIMESTONE (ZONE) AL 08/02/2011 13:00 CST-6 Heat 0 2 0.00K 0.00K
LAUDERDALE (ZONE) LAUDERDALE (ZONE) AL 08/02/2011 13:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COLBERT (ZONE) COLBERT (ZONE) AL 08/02/2011 13:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) AL 08/02/2011 13:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAWRENCE (ZONE) LAWRENCE (ZONE) AL 08/02/2011 13:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 2 0.00K 0.00K