Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Heat
State IOWA
County/Area CLAYTON
WFO ARX
Report Source Mesonet
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2012-07-02 11:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2012-07-07 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 An upper level ridge of high pressure dominated northeast Iowa and brought an extreme long duration heatwave from July 2nd through July 7th. The maximum apparent temperatures recorded at automated weather observing systems across northeast Iowa ranged from 100 to 110 each day during this period. Other impacts from the heat included stimulating algae growth on area waterways which depleted oxygen levels leading to fish kills.
Event Narrative Mesonet automated weather observing systems recorded maximum apparent temperatures of 95 to 105 each day during the afternoon hours.


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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 0.00K
HOWARD (ZONE) HOWARD (ZONE) IA 07/02/2012 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALLAMAKEE (ZONE) ALLAMAKEE (ZONE) IA 07/02/2012 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FLOYD (ZONE) FLOYD (ZONE) IA 07/02/2012 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLAYTON (ZONE) CLAYTON (ZONE) IA 07/02/2012 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WINNESHIEK (ZONE) WINNESHIEK (ZONE) IA 07/02/2012 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MITCHELL (ZONE) MITCHELL (ZONE) IA 07/02/2012 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAYETTE (ZONE) FAYETTE (ZONE) IA 07/02/2012 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHICKASAW (ZONE) CHICKASAW (ZONE) IA 07/02/2012 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K