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26055 Zip Code Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in 26055 Zip Code is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 26055 Zip Code is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average.

Topics:Earthquake IndexVolcano IndexTornado IndexOther Weather Extremes EventsVolcanos NearbyHistorical Earthquake EventsHistorical Tornado Events

Earthquake Index, #746

26055 Zip Code
0.01
West Virginia
0.06
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

26055 Zip Code
0.0000
West Virginia
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #244

26055 Zip Code
40.24
West Virginia
34.13
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 3,350 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 26055 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:7Dense Fog:0Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:728Hail:596Heat:2Heavy Snow:42
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:20Landslide:0Strong Wind:58
Thunderstorm Winds:1,811Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:22Winter Weather:1
Other:56 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near 26055 Zip Code.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near 26055 Zip Code.

No historical earthquake events found in or near 26055 Zip Code.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 16 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 26055 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
25.61968-06-25239°51'N / 80°19'W01250K0Greene
27.61981-06-21239°32'N / 80°21'W1.00 Mile10 Yards00250K0Marion
31.41986-10-01339°18'N / 80°47'W1.00 Mile200 Yards01250K0Doddridge
32.01998-06-27239°48'N / 81°23'W39°48'N / 81°23'W0.30 Mile200 Yards1175K0Noble
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado with estimated 150 MPH winds demolished a mobile home, killing a 45-year-old woman. Numerous trees along the relatively short path were sheared/downed. F45MH
32.41954-04-27240°13'N / 80°53'W1.00 Mile33 Yards01250K0Jefferson
35.31981-07-28239°24'N / 81°18'W39°23'N / 81°12'W5.10 Miles33 Yards03250K0Pleasants
36.51981-07-28239°25'N / 81°18'W39°24'N / 81°18'W1.10 Miles50 Yards05250K0Washington
40.51971-07-13240°08'N / 81°22'W2.00 Miles100 Yards05250K0Guernsey
41.81990-06-30240°07'N / 80°09'W0.20 Mile250 Yards0025K0Washington
43.42000-05-23240°21'N / 81°05'W40°20'N / 81°04'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00100K0Harrison
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado with maximum winds estimated at 120 MPH passed through a 3-mile section of rural Harrison County. The tornado passed over only one residence as it moved to the east but destroyed several items on the property, including a cinder-block garage, a wooden barn, and several outbuildings. A parked truck was lifted and turned about 90 degrees but was otherwise undamaged. There were several large sections of heavily wooded area along the tornado's path which were completely cleared of trees. No injuries or fatalities were reported.
43.71969-05-08340°18'N / 81°12'W2.00 Miles300 Yards114250K0Harrison
44.11970-08-22239°18'N / 80°12'W1.00 Mile127 Yards002.5M0Harrison
47.21967-05-07239°20'N / 80°05'W0025K0Taylor
48.21971-07-24239°33'N / 81°39'W1.00 Mile33 Yards00250K0Washington
50.01978-06-07240°04'N / 81°38'W0.80 Mile100 Yards062.5M0Guernsey
50.01956-03-07239°03'N / 80°34'W1.00 Mile60 Yards01250K0Lewis


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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