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80827 Zip Code Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in 80827 Zip Code is lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in 80827 Zip Code is much lower than Colorado average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #305

80827 Zip Code
0.20
Colorado
1.32
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, #133

80827 Zip Code
0.0012
Colorado
0.0009
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, #427

80827 Zip Code
45.09
Colorado
117.98
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 1,819 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of 80827 Zip Code were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:1Drought:6
Dust Storm:0Flood:156Hail:1,302Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:5
Thunderstorm Winds:120Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:12Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:217 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 1 volcano is found in or near 80827 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
92.9DotseroUS-Colorado, United States39.65-107.032230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near 80827 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
43.11965-09-144.8N/A39.5-104.9

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 9 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near 80827 Zip Code.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
25.41977-06-13239°00'N / 105°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards02250K0El Paso
27.51977-06-13239°15'N / 105°55'W1.00 Mile50 Yards000K0El Paso
28.41977-06-13338°56'N / 105°01'W38°55'N / 104°55'W4.90 Miles100 Yards000K0El Paso
34.91977-06-13239°05'N / 104°49'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0El Paso
35.11979-06-24338°51'N / 104°55'W38°50'N / 104°50'W4.30 Miles50 Yards01250K0El Paso
39.91961-05-20239°24'N / 104°52'W2.00 Miles67 Yards0225K0Douglas
44.11977-04-11238°40'N / 104°49'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0El Paso
46.01985-07-19239°32'N / 104°52'W0.50 Mile40 Yards00250K0Douglas
46.82009-06-15239°14'N / 104°38'W39°11'N / 104°36'W4.00 Miles440 Yards00100K0KElbert
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado began 8 miles south-southwest of Elizabeth and produced minor damage to two homes. The tornado then moved southeast and intensified with EF1 and EF2 damage observed 9 miles south of Elizabeth, with substantial damage to a farm, trees, and snapped power poles. The tornado moved on a more southerly track for the next 2 miles with additional EF1 and EF2 damage 11 miles south of Elizabeth. The tornado leveled a 70-yr old barn and a nearby cinder-block shed was torn open. Major tree damage was also observed. The tornado then continued southward for another mile before lifting with some EF0 and EF1 damage 12 miles south of Elizabeth. Minor damage to another home was observed with several large trees uprooted. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe weather again broke out across Northeast Colorado. Three tornadoes touched down in southwest Elbert County; the strongest was rated EF2. In addition to the tornadoes, severe thunderstorms produced hail up to the size of golfballs. Damaging thunderstorm winds also downed a tree in Boulder. Other counties affected by severe thunderstorms included: Boulder, Douglas, Larimer, Lincoln and Sedgwick.


* 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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