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The chance of earthquake damage in Addison is about the same as Michigan average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Addison is much higher than Michigan average and is much higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #228

Addison, MI
0.02
Michigan
0.04
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

Addison, MI
0.0000
Michigan
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, #128

Addison, MI
221.85
Michigan
140.33
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 3,914 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Addison, MI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:5Cold:10Dense Fog:4Drought:4
Dust Storm:0Flood:199Hail:990Heat:8Heavy Snow:112
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:21Landslide:0Strong Wind:49
Thunderstorm Winds:2,255Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:103Winter Weather:11
Other:143 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Addison, MI.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Addison, MI.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Addison, MI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 89 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Addison, MI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
5.01984-09-25241°56'N / 84°25'W2.10 Miles90 Yards02250K0Hillsdale
8.11974-04-03242°05'N / 84°24'W42°07'N / 84°22'W1.30 Miles440 Yards0025K0Jackson
8.61983-05-01242°00'N / 84°11'W1.90 Miles400 Yards0025K0Lenawee
9.11974-04-03241°55'N / 84°39'W42°05'N / 84°24'W17.00 Miles440 Yards2312.5M0Hillsdale
9.21976-03-12242°04'N / 84°30'W42°05'N / 84°28'W00250K0Jackson
9.41964-08-22342°00'N / 84°10'W0225K0Lenawee
10.01974-04-03241°50'N / 84°23'W41°51'N / 84°22'W0325K0Lenawee
10.31977-07-18241°59'N / 84°36'W41°58'N / 84°30'W4.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Hillsdale
10.41969-07-04241°59'N / 84°42'W41°52'N / 84°22'W18.70 Miles100 Yards00250K0Hillsdale
10.71965-04-11441°57'N / 84°22'W42°00'N / 83°55'W23.20 Miles1760 Yards54225.0M0Lenawee
10.71965-04-11441°57'N / 84°22'W42°00'N / 83°55'W23.20 Miles33 Yards4410K0Lenawee
10.71955-08-06242°06'N / 84°20'W42°09'N / 84°11'W7.90 Miles300 Yards003K0Jackson
11.11976-03-12242°03'N / 84°35'W42°04'N / 84°30'W3.60 Miles133 Yards00250K0Hillsdale
11.11976-03-12241°49'N / 84°22'W41°50'N / 84°21'W00250K0Lenawee
11.11964-08-22241°46'N / 84°26'W41°53'N / 84°18'W10.30 Miles100 Yards0125K0Hillsdale
12.41976-03-12241°48'N / 84°24'W41°49'N / 84°22'W00250K0Hillsdale
12.51974-04-03241°47'N / 84°20'W41°50'N / 84°16'W4.30 Miles33 Yards000K0Lenawee
13.71974-04-03241°45'N / 84°25'W41°50'N / 84°23'W5.40 Miles167 Yards0225K0Hillsdale
13.71965-04-11441°53'N / 84°50'W41°57'N / 84°22'W24.20 Miles1760 Yards34725.0M0Hillsdale
14.01965-04-11441°52'N / 84°50'W41°57'N / 84°22'W24.50 Miles33 Yards3470K0Hillsdale
14.51976-03-12242°11'N / 84°15'W2.00 Miles90 Yards00250K0Jackson
15.41983-05-01241°59'N / 84°06'W42°02'N / 84°00'W5.90 Miles500 Yards0025K0Lenawee
16.31974-04-03241°43'N / 84°25'W41°47'N / 84°20'W5.60 Miles33 Yards050K0Hillsdale
18.61960-06-15242°15'N / 84°20'W42°15'N / 84°13'W5.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson
19.51991-03-27341°43'N / 84°36'W41°47'N / 84°31'W5.00 Miles400 Yards0025.0M0Hillsdale
19.71983-05-01241°58'N / 83°58'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lenawee
23.61964-08-22241°42'N / 84°36'W0025K0Williams
27.31982-06-15342°21'N / 84°22'W42°24'N / 84°08'W10.00 Miles500 Yards112.5M0Jackson
28.71953-06-08342°12'N / 84°00'W42°15'N / 83°47'W11.30 Miles70 Yards1525K0Washtenaw
30.71991-03-27341°39'N / 84°50'W41°42'N / 84°43'W6.40 Miles200 Yards01825.0M0Williams
31.01965-04-11441°48'N / 85°00'W41°52'N / 84°50'W9.20 Miles33 Yards92000K0Branch
31.51982-06-15342°24'N / 84°08'W42°25'N / 84°06'W3.00 Miles500 Yards002.5M0Washtenaw
31.71979-06-20241°44'N / 83°50'W0.60 Mile27 Yards00250K0Lenawee
31.81992-07-12241°32'N / 84°14'W2.00 Miles150 Yards082.5M0Fulton
31.91986-05-15341°56'N / 84°58'W1.20 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Branch
32.51965-08-25241°30'N / 84°24'W41°32'N / 84°13'W9.40 Miles880 Yards012.5M0Williams
32.61983-06-30241°59'N / 84°59'W1.00 Mile40 Yards0025K0Branch
32.71990-06-02242°19'N / 84°05'W42°23'N / 83°48'W15.00 Miles160 Yards00250K0Washtenaw
33.01969-08-15241°38'N / 84°47'W0025K0Steuben
33.41965-04-11441°45'N / 85°05'W41°53'N / 84°50'W15.50 Miles1333 Yards9200250.0M0Branch
33.81975-05-21241°55'N / 85°00'W0.80 Mile33 Yards0025K0Branch
33.91965-04-11442°00'N / 83°55'W42°05'N / 83°28'W23.60 Miles1760 Yards652.5M0Monroe
33.91965-04-11442°00'N / 83°55'W42°05'N / 83°28'W23.60 Miles33 Yards550K0Monroe
34.41991-03-27242°27'N / 84°26'W42°31'N / 84°21'W5.00 Miles60 Yards00250K0Ingham
34.71974-05-11342°25'N / 84°00'W0.90 Mile60 Yards10250K0Livingston
35.71988-08-14242°29'N / 84°10'W42°28'N / 84°05'W23.30 Miles127 Yards002.5M0Livingston
36.42010-06-06241°58'N / 83°46'W41°56'N / 83°31'W13.00 Miles800 Yards01150.0M0KMonroe
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down at 211 am at County Line Road and Rankin Road in Monroe county. This tornado then tracked east southeast, moving through Dundee at 217 AM. Maximum sustained winds of 130 to 135 mph where estimated just west of Dundee, which is classified at a high end EF2. The width of the tornado at that time was 800 yards. As it passed through Dundee. The tornado was still classified a low end EF2 with maximum winds of 115 mph. The tornado then tracked another 7 miles along highway 50 before lifting at 227 am at the Dixon Road intersection, causing generally EF0 damage to the east of Dundee. The total path of this tornado reached 13 miles. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong low pressure system tracked through Detroit Metro area during the early morning hours of June 6th, spawning three tornadoes south of I-94, with flash flooding occuring over Washtenaw and Wayne counties as 2 to 4 inches of rain was recorded. The two tornadoes which occured over Monroe county damaged a total of 311 buildings. Five single family homes were destroyed. Major damage occured at 34 structures. Minor damage was observed at 74 structures, with 198 other homes affected needing mostly cosmetic repairs. The village of Dundee was hardest hit.
36.81961-05-06341°33'N / 84°48'W41°34'N / 84°45'W1.90 Miles813 Yards0025K0Williams
36.81977-04-02242°31'N / 84°17'W1.50 Miles57 Yards0025K0Ingham
37.61957-07-04241°28'N / 84°34'W41°27'N / 84°30'W2.70 Miles33 Yards00250K0Williams
38.21971-06-07242°19'N / 83°45'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Washtenaw
38.91969-09-06241°42'N / 85°00'W0025K0Steuben
39.31986-07-15242°24'N / 85°11'W42°15'N / 84°45'W22.50 Miles440 Yards00250K0Calhoun
39.31991-03-27342°23'N / 84°54'W2.00 Miles400 Yards018250K0Calhoun
39.51972-08-02242°29'N / 84°05'W42°31'N / 83°56'W7.40 Miles27 Yards0025K0Livingston
39.82010-06-05241°29'N / 84°00'W41°31'N / 83°52'W7.00 Miles700 Yards00500K0KFulton
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down along Highway 109 just north of County Road A and moved northeast, impacting several homes, trees and power lines. Several homes were severely damaged or destroyed (DI:FR12 DOD: 8). However, improper anchoring of some of the homes resulted in a failure on all walls, resulting in their destruction. Several trees were uprooted or damaged, including through the Maumee State Forest. The tornado ended near the Fulton/Lucas county line. The maximum width of the tornado was around 700 yards with maximum wind speeds estimated around 130 mph. Damage is estimated at $500,000. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A warm front worked north towards lower Michigan during the evening hours of the 5th. Storms were initially slow to organize, but quickly intensified and became supercellular. One of these storms tracked into Fulton county and quickly spawned a tornado north of Liberty Center. The tornado remained on the ground for roughly 7 miles producing damage along its track before dissipating near the Fulton/Lucas county line.
40.41975-05-25242°10'N / 83°36'W0125K0Washtenaw
40.91968-08-16242°25'N / 83°48'W1.00 Mile20 Yards0025K0Livingston
41.21991-03-27341°32'N / 85°04'W41°39'N / 84°50'W14.60 Miles200 Yards1625.0M0Steuben
41.41982-06-15242°27'N / 83°53'W42°29'N / 83°51'W3.80 Miles80 Yards0225K0Livingston
41.51969-07-04342°07'N / 83°35'W42°07'N / 83°32'W1.30 Miles100 Yards042.5M0Washtenaw
41.91988-08-14242°42'N / 84°28'W42°29'N / 84°10'W3.30 Miles127 Yards102.5M0Ingham
42.51951-07-21242°09'N / 83°33'W0.50 Mile217 Yards0025K0Washtenaw
42.51962-04-30242°09'N / 83°33'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Washtenaw
42.91974-04-03341°34'N / 85°13'W41°44'N / 84°53'W20.50 Miles333 Yards2150K0Steuben
43.31965-04-11441°44'N / 85°10'W41°45'N / 85°05'W3.80 Miles333 Yards000K0Steuben
43.41977-04-02442°26'N / 85°01'W42°32'N / 84°43'W16.60 Miles613 Yards1442.5M0Eaton
44.41992-07-12241°31'N / 83°49'W41°31'N / 83°42'W5.00 Miles200 Yards012.5M0Lucas
44.71974-04-03341°48'N / 83°31'W0.30 Mile30 Yards03250K0Monroe
45.01961-05-06341°33'N / 85°12'W41°33'N / 84°48'W20.50 Miles800 Yards002.5M0Steuben
45.41953-06-08441°47'N / 83°34'W41°47'N / 83°27'W5.40 Miles200 Yards418250K0Monroe
45.71968-09-09241°54'N / 83°28'W0.90 Mile20 Yards0025K0Monroe
45.81977-04-02242°34'N / 84°02'W42°37'N / 83°56'W5.60 Miles83 Yards01250K0Livingston
45.91965-04-11441°40'N / 83°36'W41°43'N / 83°30'W5.60 Miles200 Yards1620725.0M0Lucas
46.01986-08-26242°38'N / 84°34'W42°39'N / 84°27'W7.60 Miles50 Yards00250K0Ingham
46.21970-05-12241°26'N / 84°12'W41°14'N / 84°06'W14.40 Miles50 Yards0025K0Henry
46.51986-08-26242°38'N / 84°38'W42°38'N / 84°34'W3.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Eaton
46.81974-02-28242°06'N / 83°27'W0.10 Mile50 Yards000K0Wayne
47.01976-03-12241°47'N / 85°15'W41°48'N / 85°12'W0025K0Branch
47.61971-05-16241°33'N / 83°38'W1.00 Mile150 Yards0025K0Wood
47.61992-07-12241°33'N / 83°38'W0.10 Mile150 Yards05250K0Wood
47.81992-07-12241°31'N / 83°42'W41°31'N / 83°38'W2.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Wood
47.92007-08-24342°35'N / 84°49'W42°37'N / 84°45'W7.00 Miles300 Yards0540.0M0KEaton
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS storm survey team determined that an EF-3 (Enhanced-Fujita Tornado Scale Rating) tornado with wind speeds estimated at 140 mph produced the most severe damage along a path from M-50 just north of Kinsel Highway to just west of M-100 and Vermontville Highway near Potterville, Michigan. The storm survey indicated a tornado path which was 200 to 300 yards wide and 6.5 miles long. Fifteen homes were either destroyed or severely damaged. A roof was blown off a single story home and windward facing walls were blown in. The majority of the roof and garage from this home were not found. A roof was blown off of a two story home and the upper story front walls were blown in. Additional damage included the partial collapse of the upper story of a home, and another house was blown off of the foundation. Two barns were destroyed and another incurred heavy damage just west of Potterville. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An EF-3 tornado struck Eaton county and resulted in five injuries but no fatalities. An EF-1 tornado struck Ingham county but did not produce any injuries or fatalities.
47.92003-08-21242°40'N / 84°10'W42°40'N / 84°10'W4.50 Miles880 Yards02500K200KIngham
 Brief Description: A F2 tornado struck eastern Ingham county, causing two injuries. It also destroyed two homes. A F2 tornado struck eastern Ingham county. The tornado touched down just east of the intersection of Columbia and Kendrick Roads at 7:55 p.m. EST. It moved east and intensified. The tornado began a turn to the northeast as it approached Haywood Road just north of Columbia. When it crossed Haywood Road the tornado was about a half a mile wide. It continued to intensify as it moved northeast and was at it's strongest as it crossed Risch Road just north of Howell Road. As the tornado crossed Dennis Road just east of House Road it turned sharply to the north. The tornado lifted at 9:10 p.m., just as it was moving into Livingston county. The tornadoe's path length was 4.5 miles long and it was up to 1/2 mile wide. It was on the ground for 15 minutes and was rated as a lower F2 on the Fujita scale, which corresponds to winds of approximately 120 m.p.h. A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Ingham county at 7:29 p.m. EST and that was upgraded to a tornado warning at 7:46 p.m. EST. Two homes were destroyed. One house collapsed and trapped two individuals inside, who suffered minor injuries. At another location a house was damaged and a barn leveled. A pickup truck was blown off the road.
48.01965-04-11441°43'N / 83°30'W41°44'N / 83°28'W2292.5M0Monroe
49.02007-10-18242°36'N / 84°18'W42°47'N / 84°12'W17.00 Miles300 Yards2015.0M0KIngham
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey was conducted in Ingham county following the tornado that occurred on the night of October 18th. Based on extensive damage to buildings and trees the tornado was rated EF-2 with top winds estimated between 120 and 130 mph. The tornado began just northeast of Mason around 10:28 pm EDT and moved northeast at 40 to 45 mph through the town of Williamston between 10:40 and 10:45 pm. Approximately 100 structures were damaged in a subdivision on the south side of Williamston. Two fatalities occurred about 4 miles northeast of Williamston where a modular home and its 2 occupants were flipped into a pond. The tornado then moved into Shiawassee county and dissipated shortly thereafter. The last time a fatal tornado occurred in Ingham county was on August 14th, 1988 when one death resulted from a tornado that was rated F-2 on the original Fujita scale. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A late season severe weather outbreak occurred on October 18th. An EF-2 tornado struck Ingham county, resulting in millions of dollars worth of damage and two fatalities. About a hundred structures were damaged in a subdivision on the south side of Williamston in Ingham county. The two fatalities occurred about four miles northeast of Williamston, where a modular home was flipped into a pond by the tornado. There were also a tremendous amount of reports of wind damage with trees and power lines blown down, as well as several reports of three quarters to one inch diameter hail.
49.21967-04-21242°38'N / 84°44'W42°42'N / 84°32'W10.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Eaton
49.51955-05-28242°25'N / 85°03'W42°45'N / 84°43'W28.40 Miles100 Yards01250K0Eaton
49.71957-07-04442°31'N / 83°44'W42°31'N / 83°39'W3.00 Miles50 Yards04250K0Livingston


* 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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