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Event Extreme Cold/Wind Chill
State MINNESOTA
County/Area BROWN
WFO MPX
Begin Date 01/02/2008 01:00:00 CST-6
End Date 01/02/2008 10:00:00 CST-6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong arctic cold front moved into central and southern Minnesota on January 1, dropping temperatures below zero. A two year old boy in New Ulm wandered into the cold sometime Wednesday morning, January 2, and was found by his mother at 0745 CST, less than one block from home. He was pronounced dead at the New Ulm Medical Center. The temperature at New Ulm airport dropped below zero around 0100 CST, and fell to eight below zero by 0700 CST. The temperature warmed back above zero by 1000 CST.
Event Narrative A strong arctic cold front moved into central and southern Minnesota on January 1, dropping temperatures below zero. A two year old boy in New Ulm wandered into the cold sometime Wednesday morning, January 2, and was found by his mother at 0745 CST, less than one block from home. He was pronounced dead at the New Ulm Medical Center. The temperature at New Ulm airport dropped below zero around 0100 CST, and fell to eight below zero by 0700 CST. The temperature warmed back above zero by 1000 CST.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
BROWN (ZONE) BROWN (ZONE) MN 01/02/2008 01:00 CST-6 Extreme Cold/Wind Chill 1 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 0 0.00K 0.00K