Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Extreme Cold/Wind Chill
State SOUTH DAKOTA
County/Area MCPHERSON
WFO ABR
Report Source Mesonet
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2008-02-19 20:00:00.0 CST-6
End Date 2008-02-20 02:00:00.0 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 Arctic air along with blustery northwest winds brought extreme wind chills during the evening and early morning hours to northeast South Dakota. Wind chills ranged from 35 to 50 degrees below zero. The winds diminished in the early morning hours of the 20th allowing air temperatures to fall to record or near record lows across northeast South Dakota. Ten new record lows, ranging from 23 to 30 degrees below zero, were set for February 20th.
Several water pipes were broken in Aberdeen and in Roslyn. In Roslyn, 225 people were without water for much of the day on the 20th as the water main broke during the night. Also, there were many vehicles that did not start along with late school starts or closings.
Event Narrative


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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
ROBERTS (ZONE) ROBERTS (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 19:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GRANT (ZONE) GRANT (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 20:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DAY (ZONE) DAY (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 20:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MCPHERSON (ZONE) MCPHERSON (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 20:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MARSHALL (ZONE) MARSHALL (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 20:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EDMUNDS (ZONE) EDMUNDS (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 20:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CLARK (ZONE) CLARK (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 20:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAMLIN (ZONE) HAMLIN (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 20:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CODINGTON (ZONE) CODINGTON (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 20:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROWN (ZONE) BROWN (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 21:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPINK (ZONE) SPINK (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 21:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAULK (ZONE) FAULK (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 22:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
DEUEL (ZONE) DEUEL (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 22:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
HAND (ZONE) HAND (ZONE) SD 02/19/2008 23:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/wind Chill 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K