Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Drought
State TEXAS
County/Area SAN AUGUSTINE
WFO SHV
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 0.00K
Episode Narrative Northeast Texas began the month of October with all counties being classified as D4 Exceptional Drought status. Conditions improved slightly north and west of the Interstate 30 corridor of Northeast Texas where the Drought Status became D3 Extreme Drought classification. The remaining portions of the region remained in D4 Exceptional Drought status through the end of the month. The prolonged nature of the drought resulted in several lakes across Northeast Texas approaching or surpassing their all time record low lake levels. Martin Creek Lake in Rusk County, Texas reached a lake level of 294.95 on October 19th which is an all time record low lake level. The conservation pool stage of Martin Creek Lake is 306 feet.

The following are a few selected cities across Northeast Texas with their October rainfall totals and departures from normal as well as the 2011 rainfall totals and departures from normal.

Tyler October rainfall was 1.66. The departure from normal was -3.19.|Tyler yearly rainfall was 15.88. The departure from normal was -21.57.|Longview October rainfall was 1.76. The departure from normal was -2.82.|Longview yearly rainfall was 20.80. The departure from normal was -17.77.|Lufkin October rainfall was 1.49. The departure from normal was -3.34.|Lufkin yearly rainfall was 23.17. The departure from normal was -16.33.
Event Narrative


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
WOOD (ZONE) WOOD (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ANGELINA (ZONE) ANGELINA (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TITUS (ZONE) TITUS (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SMITH (ZONE) SMITH (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHELBY (ZONE) SHELBY (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SAN AUGUSTINE (ZONE) SAN AUGUSTINE (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SABINE (ZONE) SABINE (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RUSK (ZONE) RUSK (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RED RIVER (ZONE) RED RIVER (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PANOLA (ZONE) PANOLA (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
NACOGDOCHES (ZONE) NACOGDOCHES (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MORRIS (ZONE) MORRIS (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARION (ZONE) MARION (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARRISON (ZONE) HARRISON (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GREGG (ZONE) GREGG (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FRANKLIN (ZONE) FRANKLIN (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHEROKEE (ZONE) CHEROKEE (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CASS (ZONE) CASS (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CAMP (ZONE) CAMP (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BOWIE (ZONE) BOWIE (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UPSHUR (ZONE) UPSHUR (ZONE) TX 10/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K