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Tue 081611

By: OrangeRoses, 8:56 PM GMT on August 16, 2011

August 2, 2011 Lone Grove, Oklahoma Drought Effects Video


Update - Gentle Rain
Between 12:30 AM and 1 PM Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 it rained 0.43 inches. No flooding occurred and cooler temperatures prevailed. We had one day of respite in the last 60 from the record heat and drought conditions.











This is how it is,
just north of the Texas Wasteland(drought).

Drought

Updated: 7:09 PM GMT on August 25, 2011

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F 081211

By: OrangeRoses, 6:37 PM GMT on August 12, 2011

Thursday — 8.11.2011 — it rained!
Here are some of the details:

From 1 to 3:15 PM:
• Heat Index changed from 99 - 96 degrees; the temperature change was negligible.

• Barometric pressure lowered from 999.8 to 999 mb

• Wind direction changed from SE to ESE (east southeast); wind gust dropped from 20 mph to 10.

• Solar Radiation(sunlight intensity) dropped from 600 Watts per Square Meter to Zero.
In other words, it seemed like night time, all dark everywhere.

Between 3:15 and 3:45 PM):

• Temperature fell from 90 - 71° in 30 minutes.

• Barometric Pressure increased rapidly from 999 to 1003 mb(millibars of mercury)

• Wind direction NNW; a single wind gust of 50mph with a quick decline to 20 mph from the NE.

From 3:30 - 4 PM it rained 8 tenths of an inch. Then no more.

Daylight returned at 6 PM, and the temperature remained a steady 73° all night.
Source mesonet.org

Updated: 6:44 PM GMT on August 12, 2011

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Su 080711

By: OrangeRoses, 6:04 PM GMT on August 07, 2011

Maximum Daily Heat Index for Idabel Mesonet Station July 1 - August 6, 2011


"YEAR","MONTH","DAY","STID","HTMX"
2011,7,1,IDAB,103.83
2011,7,2,IDAB,103.12
2011,7,3,IDAB,102.15
2011,7,4,IDAB,105.37
2011,7,5,IDAB,101.10
2011,7,6,IDAB,104.22
2011,7,7,IDAB,104.12
2011,7,8,IDAB,108.74
2011,7,9,IDAB,106.00
2011,7,10,IDAB,105.78
2011,7,11,IDAB,103.79
2011,7,12,IDAB,106.40
2011,7,13,IDAB,107.88
2011,7,14,IDAB,108.55
2011,7,15,IDAB,108.83
2011,7,16,IDAB,107.35
2011,7,17,IDAB,106.31
2011,7,18,IDAB,102.71
2011,7,19,IDAB,103.43
2011,7,20,IDAB,104.58
2011,7,21,IDAB,105.59
2011,7,22,IDAB,105.51
2011,7,23,IDAB,104.42
2011,7,24,IDAB,107.29
2011,7,25,IDAB,104.60
2011,7,26,IDAB,103.79
2011,7,27,IDAB,105.37
2011,7,28,IDAB,104.90
2011,7,29,IDAB,104.09
2011,7,30,IDAB,103.65
2011,7,31,IDAB,108.69
2011,8,1,IDAB,109.21
2011,8,2,IDAB,112.24
2011,8,3,IDAB,115.01
2011,8,4,IDAB,113.06
2011,8,5,IDAB,107.84
2011,8,6,IDAB,106.18


Station Instruments are 5 miles SW of Idabel
Source mesonet.org

Drought

Updated: 6:11 PM GMT on August 07, 2011

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