Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Drought
State MINNESOTA
County/Area FILLMORE
WFO ARX
Begin Date 08/01/2012 00:00:00 CST-6
End Date 08/31/2012 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 Persistent below normal precipitation allowed severe drought conditions to continue across portions of southeast Minnesota, including Houston and Fillmore Counties. With the continued lack of precipitation, the severe drought expanded to include Mower County. Affects of the drought include damaged crops, pastures that have stopped growing, river flows that were less than 20 percent of normal, falling ground water levels and high to extreme fire dangers resulting in burning bans.
Event Narrative Severe drought conditions continued across Fillmore County because of a persistent lack of precipitation. Affects of the drought include damaged crops, pastures that have stopped growing, river flows that were less than 20 percent of normal on the Root River and falling ground water levels.


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
FILLMORE (ZONE) FILLMORE (ZONE) MN 08/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HOUSTON (ZONE) HOUSTON (ZONE) MN 08/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MOWER (ZONE) MOWER (ZONE) MN 08/01/2012 00:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K