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Event Details

Event Drought
State NEBRASKA
County/Area HOOKER
WFO LBF
Report Source State Official
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-06-20 00:00:00.0 MST-7
End Date 2012-06-30 23:59:00.0 MST-7
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 500.00K
Episode Narrative A drought, which began the in the middle of June expanded east into western Nebraska to impact hydrologic and agricultural types. Precipitation was well below normal as temperatures rose well above normal. The rainfall deficit increased where Broken Bow was -3.87 inches below normal and ranged to -1.84 inches below normal at Valentine which were both on the fringes of the designated D2 region, where 22 of the 26 counties were impacted. Dry land crops were hit the hardest where stunted growth of crops and pastures. The dry conditions led to wildfires ignited by lightning to include the most costly at Nebraska's Halsey Forest, where 1,043 acres was charred on June 30th. The drought expanded into July.
Event Narrative Drought conditions (D2) expanded across western Nebraska toward the end of the month as rainfall deficits increased and above normal temperatures were experienced. The drought's effect on livestock and agricultural grew as the lack of moisture stunted the growth of dry land crops and pastures. The livestock, pasture and range report showed conditions rated 13 percent very poor, 30 poor and 0 excellent. The drought continued into July.


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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 13.000M
MCPHERSON (ZONE) MCPHERSON (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
LINCOLN (ZONE) LINCOLN (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
THOMAS (ZONE) THOMAS (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
PERKINS (ZONE) PERKINS (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
HAYES (ZONE) HAYES (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
GRANT (ZONE) GRANT (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 800.00K
WESTERN CHERRY (ZONE) WESTERN CHERRY (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
ARTHUR (ZONE) ARTHUR (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
CHASE (ZONE) CHASE (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
CUSTER (ZONE) CUSTER (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
KEITH (ZONE) KEITH (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
HOOKER (ZONE) HOOKER (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
GARDEN (ZONE) GARDEN (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 800.00K
FRONTIER (ZONE) FRONTIER (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 800.00K
EASTERN CHERRY (ZONE) EASTERN CHERRY (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 800.00K
DEUEL (ZONE) DEUEL (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 MST-7 Drought 0 0 0.00K 800.00K
LINCOLN (ZONE) LINCOLN (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
MCPHERSON (ZONE) MCPHERSON (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
MCPHERSON (ZONE) MCPHERSON (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
LOGAN (ZONE) LOGAN (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
LOGAN (ZONE) LOGAN (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 500.00K
BLAINE (ZONE) BLAINE (ZONE) NE 06/20/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 1.000M
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 13.000M