78118 Zip Code Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in 78118 Zip Code is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 78118 Zip Code is much lower than Texas average and is lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #36
|78118 Zip Code||0.23|
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
|78118 Zip Code||0.0000|
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, #2236
|78118 Zip Code||78.19|
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 1,285 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 78118 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||414||Hail:||421||Heat:||1||Heavy Snow:||1|
|High Surf:||1||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||1|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||307||Tropical Storm:||3||Wildfire:||5||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||3|
No volcano is found in or near 78118 Zip Code.
Historical Earthquake Events
A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near 78118 Zip Code.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Depth (km)||Latitude||Longitude|
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 22 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 78118 Zip Code.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|11.9||1966-04-25||3||28°49'N / 97°52'W||28°49'N / 97°52'W||0||3||250K||0||Karnes|
|12.7||1965-09-18||2||28°39'N / 98°11'W||1.50 Miles||880 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Live Oak|
|14.4||1967-05-08||2||28°58'N / 98°02'W||29°01'N / 97°54'W||8.90 Miles||440 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Karnes|
|23.0||1960-10-15||2||28°54'N / 97°42'W||2.00 Miles||880 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Karnes|
|24.3||1956-10-20||2||28°27'N / 98°06'W||1.50 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Live Oak|
|27.3||1965-05-18||2||29°07'N / 98°20'W||0||0||0K||0||Wilson|
|28.6||1967-05-29||3||28°24'N / 98°11'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Live Oak|
|32.5||1959-05-10||2||28°29'N / 98°26'W||28°20'N / 98°17'W||13.80 Miles||150 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Mcmullen|
|36.1||1959-05-10||2||29°16'N / 98°20'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Bexar|
|36.4||1970-09-13||2||29°13'N / 98°26'W||0.10 Mile||17 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Bexar|
|36.4||1968-09-17||2||28°21'N / 97°45'W||0.80 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Bee|
|36.8||1965-05-18||2||29°16'N / 97°46'W||0.50 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Gonzales|
|41.3||1991-02-19||2||29°16'N / 97°38'W||0.20 Mile||10 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Gonzales|
|44.4||1976-04-29||3||28°15'N / 97°41'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Bee|
|44.9||1963-06-29||2||28°14'N / 97°40'W||28°15'N / 97°42'W||3.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Bee|
|45.2||2007-07-21||2||29°26'N / 97°58'W||29°28'N / 97°58'W||2.00 Miles||150 Yards||0||0||50K||0K||Guadalupe|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: At approximately 4:25 am CST a tornado estimated to be an EF-2 touched down about 9 miles south of Seguin and 1/4 mile southeast of CR411. The tornado moved northward along SH123 for nearly 1 mile before turning slightly to the north northwest and crossing CR410. It damaged three outbuildings, a residence and a store, but no one was injured. The tornado ranged in width from 50 yards up to 150 yards. The total track length was approximately 2 miles. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Thunderstorms associated with a persistent upper level low produced heavy rain and flash flooding through the morning on July 21.|
|45.5||1969-05-03||2||29°23'N / 98°25'W||1.00 Mile||67 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Bexar|
|47.3||1969-04-11||2||28°57'N / 97°18'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||3K||0||De Witt|
|48.4||1959-05-10||2||28°07'N / 98°07'W||28°05'N / 98°04'W||4.30 Miles||167 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Live Oak|
|49.2||1961-11-22||3||29°23'N / 98°32'W||1.00 Mile||50 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Bexar|
|49.4||1970-08-03||2||28°06'N / 97°54'W||0||2||25K||0||Live Oak|
|49.4||2002-03-19||2||29°15'N / 98°41'W||29°16'N / 98°42'W||1.50 Miles||50 Yards||0||30||2.0M||0||Bexar|
|Brief Description: Tornado number five, strongest of the six and rated as a minimal F2 tornado on the Fujita Scale, formed about 3.5 miles southwest of the intersection of Loop 1604 and I35. It struck near 720 pm along near Silver Street and Bravo Street and moved toward the north for 1.5 miles. It apparently weakened periodically, producing a hit-and-miss damage path. It completely destroyed four mobile homes and damaged several others.|
* 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.