Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Drought
State MISSISSIPPI
County/Area TUNICA
WFO MEG
Report Source Other Federal
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-08-01 23:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2007-08-31 22:59:00.0 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 The drought re-intensified from extreme(D3) to exceptional (D4) over Northeast Mississippi and from severe(D2) to extreme(D3) over North Central Mississippi during the month of August due to below normal rainfall.
Event Narrative A severe drought(D2) re-intensified to an extreme drought(D3) during the month of August across portions of North Central Mississippi while an extreme drought(D3) re-intensified to exceptional(D4)over Northeast Mississippi. Rainfall was about 2 inches below normal for the month increasing the yearly deficit to around 14 inches below normal. The drought continued to impact agricultural and hydrological interests of the area. Burn bans in some locations were also re-issued due to the lack of rainfall.


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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
PRENTISS (ZONE) PRENTISS (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TISHOMINGO (ZONE) TISHOMINGO (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PANOLA (ZONE) PANOLA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MONROE (ZONE) MONROE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARSHALL (ZONE) MARSHALL (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEE (ZONE) LEE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAFAYETTE (ZONE) LAFAYETTE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ITAWAMBA (ZONE) ITAWAMBA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DE SOTO (ZONE) DE SOTO (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHICKASAW (ZONE) CHICKASAW (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BENTON (ZONE) BENTON (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ALCORN (ZONE) ALCORN (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TATE (ZONE) TATE (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TIPPAH (ZONE) TIPPAH (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
UNION (ZONE) UNION (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TUNICA (ZONE) TUNICA (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PONTOTOC (ZONE) PONTOTOC (ZONE) MS 08/01/2007 23:00 CST-6 Drought 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K