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Event Details

Event Heat
State TENNESSEE
County/Area OBION
WFO MEG
Report Source Newspaper
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-08-05 11:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2007-08-25 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 A severe heat wave brought high temperatures near or above the 100 degree mark during most of the month of August. The unusually warm temperatures combined with high dew points produced heat index values of 105 degrees or greater during the heat wave. Numerous heat related injuries and fatalities were reported across West Tennessee.
Event Narrative Hot and Humid weather settled over West Tennessee during most of August. High temperatures reached near or above the 100 degree mark during the month with heat index values reaching above the 105 degrees.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 14 188 0.00K 0.00K
CROCKETT (ZONE) CROCKETT (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GIBSON (ZONE) GIBSON (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
TIPTON (ZONE) TIPTON (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENDERSON (ZONE) HENDERSON (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAYWOOD (ZONE) HAYWOOD (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HARDEMAN (ZONE) HARDEMAN (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAYETTE (ZONE) FAYETTE (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCNAIRY (ZONE) MCNAIRY (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DYER (ZONE) DYER (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MADISON (ZONE) MADISON (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CHESTER (ZONE) CHESTER (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARROLL (ZONE) CARROLL (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DECATUR (ZONE) DECATUR (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEAKLEY (ZONE) WEAKLEY (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OBION (ZONE) OBION (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAUDERDALE (ZONE) LAUDERDALE (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LAKE (ZONE) LAKE (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HENRY (ZONE) HENRY (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHELBY (ZONE) SHELBY (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 14 187 0.00K 0.00K
HARDIN (ZONE) HARDIN (ZONE) TN 08/05/2007 11:00 CST-6 Heat 0 1 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 14 188 0.00K 0.00K