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

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

Earthquake Index, #954

Anabel, MO
0.00
Missouri
0.70
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

Anabel, MO
0.0000
Missouri
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, #1085

Anabel, MO
142.41
Missouri
214.01
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 2,531 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Anabel, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:48Dense Fog:29Drought:26
Dust Storm:0Flood:323Hail:879Heat:73Heavy Snow:30
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:32Landslide:0Strong Wind:25
Thunderstorm Winds:866Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:81Winter Weather:47
Other:71 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Anabel, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Anabel, MO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 50 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Anabel, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
5.91970-06-12339°44'N / 92°29'W39°50'N / 92°23'W8.50 Miles200 Yards012.5M0Macon
8.31975-04-23439°41'N / 92°17'W39°40'N / 92°08'W7.90 Miles1700 Yards002.5M0Shelby
8.41970-06-20239°43'N / 92°29'W1.70 Miles100 Yards0225K0Macon
8.91975-04-23439°41'N / 92°40'W39°41'N / 92°17'W20.30 Miles1700 Yards142.5M0Macon
10.81995-07-04339°24'N / 92°26'W39°48'N / 92°07'W0.10 Mile10 Yards00400K0Randolph
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down south of Moberly then moved through the eastern half of town. The tornado lifted approximately seven miles northeast of Moberly.
11.71974-04-13339°54'N / 92°16'W39°55'N / 92°14'W0025K0Shelby
13.81999-04-08239°53'N / 92°28'W40°00'N / 92°21'W10.00 Miles440 Yards00500K250KMacon
 Brief Description: After dissipating just west of Atlanta, a new tornado touched down 1 mile southeast of Atlanta and moved northeast into Knox County. In Macon County, 5 single family residences and 3 mobile homes were destroyed from 2 miles east of Atlanta to 10 miles northeast of Atlanta. Four single family homes were damaged within this area. Several outbuildings were also damaged or destroyed. Some damage south of the tornado track was likely due to the very intense rear flank downdraft, which storm spotters observed to accompany the storm. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
15.11970-06-12239°57'N / 92°13'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Shelby
15.41999-04-08239°56'N / 92°18'W40°00'N / 92°13'W7.00 Miles100 Yards00500K0Knox
 Brief Description: A tornado moved from Macon into Knox County southwest of Novelty and caused damage for about 7 miles as it tracked northeast. One home completely lost its roof while another lost half of its roof. Another home had the siding peeled off one side. At least 4 barns, 6 outbuildings and 2 grain bins were destroyed. Several large trees were downed along with power lines and power poles.
15.91973-04-20439°56'N / 92°29'W39°59'N / 92°26'W3.80 Miles440 Yards1325K0Macon
17.12007-10-02239°35'N / 92°12'W39°38'N / 91°56'W15.00 Miles100 Yards0160K0KMonroe
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado first touched down briefly about a mile north northeast of Woodlawn on CR 1109 knocking down a few trees. It lifted and continued to move to the northeast, touching down again on Highway A, just south of the intersection of CR 182 and CR 284. It damaged more trees as it travelled to the northeast. It then struck a residence just northwest of the intersection of Highway 15 and Highway CC. The house had half of its roof removed with debris and insulation blown 100 yards northeast, into a grove of trees. Numerous trees were damaged at this location, including a 5 foot diameter tree that was twisted and snapped off five feet above the ground. The tornado briefly lifted again before touching down near CR 317, between CR 394 and CR 390. As it travelled to the northeast, it produced its greatest damage when it struck a single wide mobile home just east of Highway PP, approximately 1.7 miles south of US Highway 36. The mobile home was completely destroyed and the 85 year old male occupant of the mobile home suffered severe injuries. The tornado then lifted and dissipated. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong cold front moved through the region, triggering showers and thunderstorms. Several low-topped supercells produced 8 tornadoes and straight line wind damage from central and northeast Missouri to west central Illinois during the evening of October 2nd.
17.71967-04-21439°42'N / 93°10'W39°59'N / 92°07'W59.00 Miles500 Yards02250K0Linn
19.51999-04-08239°42'N / 92°52'W39°54'N / 92°31'W21.00 Miles440 Yards021.0M400KMacon
 Brief Description: The tornado which formed in Carroll County continued northeast through Chariton County and into Macon County, where the most widespread damage occurred. Continuous damage was observed from 2 miles south of New Cambria, where two workers suffered minor injuries at a mining quarry, to 2 miles west of Atlanta. Within this area, thirteen single family homes and 9 mobile homes were destroyed. Six single family homes and 4 mobile homes suffered major damage, and 33 single family homes and one mobile home suffered minor damage. Eighty-five agricultural outbuildings were destroyed, and 37 sustained damage. Widespread tree and power pole damage occurred. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
21.42007-10-17239°31'N / 92°03'W39°34'N / 92°01'W4.00 Miles90 Yards2050K0KMonroe
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down and destroyed a mobile home just south of Highway F, about a third of a mile east of CR 419. The entire base frame of the mobile home was tossed a third of a mile to the north from it original location into a soybean field. Two occupants of the mobile home were thrown several hundred feet to the north and killed by the tornado. Approximately 100 yards to the north northeast of the mobile home, a large barn and machine shed were destroyed. Debris from the barn, machine shed and mobile home could be found along a path that stretched up to 4 miles from the intial touchdown point of the tornado. Residences within the 4 mile corridor identified clothing, insulation, pieces of furniture and metal. Isolated tree damage was found further along the path before the tornado lifted and dissipated just north of the intersection of Highway 15 and State Highway J. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Elevated convection developed north of a warm frontal boundary that extended from just southwest of Kansas City to just south of Columbia then into southern Illinois near Sparta. Numerous reports of wind damage were received as well as 4 tornadoes.
23.81954-04-30239°12'N / 92°20'W39°39'N / 92°02'W34.90 Miles100 Yards0025K0Boone
24.02006-03-12239°22'N / 92°19'W39°27'N / 92°11'W9.00 Miles300 Yards0000Monroe
 Brief Description: The tornado that hit Randolph County continued northeast into Monroe County southwest of Middle Grove. The tornado moved through rural areas damaging farm structures and trees. The tornado continued northeast causing tree damage to near Madison. Two miles south of Madison a mobile home was destroyed and a two story home was damaged. The damage was rated F2 at this location. The tornado destroyed another mobile home 2 miles southeast of Madison before dissipating. As this tornado dissipated, another formed just to the southeast.
24.12006-03-12439°27'N / 92°11'W39°39'N / 91°44'W29.00 Miles500 Yards0000Monroe
 Brief Description: As the first Monroe County tornado dissipated, another formed just to the southeast. The two tornadoes traveled parallel for about 100 yards. The second tornado damaged a home shortly after forming and then continued northeast causing tree, barn and farm outbuilding damage and as it moved through rural areas near Holliday and then to Paris. About 1 mile north of Paris the tornado destroyed 2 homes, one very well built, near the Highway 15 Spur. A pickup truck was tossed over 100 yards into the living room of one home. This home had one wall that remained standing while the other was completely leveled. Debris from one home was found over a half mile to the northeast. The damage was rated F4 and was about one quarter mile wide. The tornado moved northeast and destroyed 2 mobile homes and damaged 2 other homes near US 24. Numerous trees were also either snapped or uprooted. The tornado continued through rural areas and moved into Monroe City. Several mobile homes were destroyed on the west side of town. A church sustained considerable roof and wall damage and other buildings suffered roof damage. The tornado dissipated over the northeast side of town.
24.91970-06-12439°33'N / 92°53'W39°43'N / 92°40'W16.10 Miles400 Yards00250K0Chariton
28.01954-04-30239°39'N / 92°02'W40°17'N / 91°44'W46.40 Miles100 Yards0025K0Boone
29.72006-03-12339°19'N / 92°29'W39°20'N / 92°20'W10.70 Miles300 Yards4265.0M0Randolph
 Brief Description: Deadly tornado touched down at 2118 CST 2 miles east of Higbee. The tornado traveled northeast and attained F3 strength near the Monroe/Randolph county line. The tornado killed 4 people just to the east and southeast of Renick and there were 26 injuries. 13 of the injuries occurred when a bus transporting college students was overturned. Three businesses were destroyed as well as 30 residences. Thirty other dwelling places had minor to moderate damage. The tornado exited Randolph county into Monroe county at 2133 CST...8 miles southeast of Moberly. M60MH, F57MH, F84PH, M85PH
33.41971-05-05339°43'N / 92°58'W39°44'N / 92°57'W0122.5M0Linn
33.92009-05-13240°13'N / 92°35'W40°13'N / 92°29'W6.00 Miles150 Yards265.0M0KAdair
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: An EF2 tornado touched down at 17:09 CST, 2 miles north-northwest of Kirksville. This tornado traveled east over northern portions of Kirksville, before lifting at 17:20 CST, 2 miles west-southwest of the town of Clay. This tornado killed two people and damaged numerous homes in northern Kirksville. Ten homes were destroyed and fifteen others suffered major damage. Up to 186 other buildings and homes had minor to moderate damage. Two dealerships suffered major damage. Several farmsteads suffered damage east of Kirksville. EPISODE NARRATIVE: During the evening of May 13, 2009, a series of powerful supercell storms developed ahead of a cold front, pushing southward out of Iowa and Nebraska. These supercell storms produced a wide array of severe weather, with large hail up to the size of golf balls and winds up to 60 mph reported. These storms marched across eastern Kansas and northern Missouri during the evening hours, with a strong supercell storm producing tornadic activity in parts of northeast Missouri. Damage surveys conducted by the National Weather Service, in conjunction with emergency management, have found evidence of three tornadoes in Sullivan and Adair counties. All tornadoes appeared to have been produced by the same supercell thunderstorm. There were three fatalities. Moderate to severe damage was reported, in the Kirksville area.
34.31971-05-05339°43'N / 92°59'W39°43'N / 92°58'W002.5M0Chariton
34.91960-05-16240°12'N / 92°36'W40°16'N / 92°27'W8.70 Miles17 Yards0025K0Adair
36.41970-06-12239°59'N / 91°47'W40°01'N / 91°40'W6.20 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lewis
36.71960-05-16240°16'N / 92°27'W40°17'N / 92°26'W0025K0Adair
37.02003-05-10240°13'N / 92°12'W40°18'N / 92°01'W7.00 Miles200 Yards0000Knox
 Brief Description: A damage survey completed by National Weather Service personnel of Knox County Missouri revealed a 7 mile long tornado path just north of Edina northeast to the Knox Scotland County line. The tornado first started about 4 miles north of Edina along Highway EE. Three power poles were snapped off and a couple of trees damaged. The tornado strengthened as it moved northeast causing damage along County Road 44, Highway K, and County Road 48. Numerous trees were mangled, farm outbuildings destroyed and power lines downed. A home along County Road 48 suffered major damage losing its roof and one wall. The damage at this point was rated F2, the strongest along the tornado path. The width of the damage at this point was about 200 yards wide. The damage path continued northeast downing trees and power lines. It crossed Highway V just west of County Road 76. Along Highway V, 2 grains bins were destroyed , an old abandoned house was destroyed, and a home lost its garage and part of the roof. The tornado continued northeast and crossed into Scotland County near the North Fabius River.
37.21970-05-13240°11'N / 92°03'W40°16'N / 91°57'W7.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Knox
39.01971-05-05339°39'N / 93°04'W39°42'N / 93°03'W2.70 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Chariton
39.11957-05-21240°05'N / 91°47'W40°07'N / 91°43'W3.80 Miles400 Yards00250K0Lewis
39.62006-04-02239°32'N / 91°38'W39°34'N / 91°38'W3.50 Miles350 Yards0000Ralls
 Brief Description: The tornado formed around 425 pm CDT 1.5 miles north of Clarence Cannon Dam on County Highway J. Three businesses at this location sustained damage. A convenience store suffered minor exterior damage to shingles, siding, windows and trim. A pole barn suffered substantial roof damage from an airborne camper that was blown from an outdoor storage lot to the east. Damage from this building was scattered 200-300 feet. Four campers in the outdoor lot were damaged with two of these being completely destroyed. Two boats were also flipped over. A camper dealership was located directly across highway J. This building sustained extensive damage. An attached service bay to the south was completely leveled. The second story above the office was obliterated with only the west facing wall left standing. At least 30 campers sustained some type of damage. Eight to ten were completely destroyed. Some of the camper frames were found 150 to 200 feet north of their initial positions. Debris from this area was scattered over 1/4 mile away. Three 1x3 inch boards were found stuck in the dealerships hard packed gravel lot. There was also substantial tree damage. Cedar trees with a diameter of 12 to 15 inches were snapped off at ground level bordering the dealership lot. The tornado was 350 yards wide at this location and produced F2 damage. The tornado continued northeast for 1.3 miles and damaged a pole barn on Clinton Road. The pole barn suffered light roof and trim damage. Southwest of the pole barn, an isolated cedar tree 1.5 to 2 feet in diameter was snapped off 3 feet above the ground. The top portion of the tree was found 150 feet to the northeast. The tornado was 100 yards at this location and produced F1damage. The tornado continued 1.7 miles northeast passing through the Salt River Valley. On township road CC, there was a 2 foot square metal sign buried 4-6 inches into a tilled field. At this location, the tornado was 40 yards wide and produced F0 damage. The tornado dissipated just northeast of this location.
39.61999-04-08240°06'N / 91°55'W40°14'N / 91°43'W16.00 Miles150 Yards022.1M0Lewis
 Brief Description: A tornado tore a 16 mile path of destruction across Lewis County causing an estimated $2.1 million in damage. The tornado first formed near LaBelle, where it destroyed a modular home and seriously damaged another home. Several barns were destroyed as were numerous sheds and other farm outbuildings. Several homes in town also sustained roof and siding damage. A pickup truck was picked up and moved about 100 yards. The woman occupant suffered minor injuries. The tornado moved northeast and reached its maximum strength in the Midway area, near the intersection of Highway H and Y. In this area 2 homes were considered destroyed as were 3 barns and numerous sheds and outbuildings. The tornado caused more damage as it moved northeast between Monticello and Williamstown. A couple of barns were destroyed as were several outbuildings. Two homes suffered roof damage. There was 1 injury in this area. A man suffered a cut on his head when hit by flying debris.
39.81977-09-23239°45'N / 91°44'W39°50'N / 91°26'W16.80 Miles100 Yards00250K0Marion
39.81971-05-05339°38'N / 93°04'W39°39'N / 93°04'W1.10 Miles50 Yards042.5M0Chariton
40.22003-05-10339°41'N / 91°39'W39°45'N / 91°30'W9.50 Miles200 Yards0000Marion
 Brief Description: After crossing the extreme northwest corner of Ralls County, the second tornado from the Monroe County supercell crossed back into Marion County southwest of Ely. Approximately one mile north of Ely, three farmsteads sustained varying degrees of damage including damaged or destroyed machine sheds, grain bins, and barns. The garage attached to a home one mile north of Ely was completely destroyed while the farm house sustained roof and side damage and was moved off its foundation. A relatively new home 200 yards to the east experienced severe damage with the roof of the home tossed over 1/3 mile to the northeast. Much of the south, and parts of the east and west walls of the home were destroyed. A nearby barn located 30 yards to the northwest was completely destroyed with debris tossed 1/4 mile to the north-northeast. Several two-by-four wood planks were driven into the ground at 45 to 60 degree angles and were located from 50 to 150 yards downwind from the home. The damage intensity over these areas were rated high-end F2 and low-end F3. The width of the damage area was over 200 yards. The tornado continued on a northeast path and damaged several machine sheds and homes on two additional farmsteads northwest of the town of West Ely (or 7-8 miles south-southwest of Palmyra Missouri). Numerous trees were damaged or destroyed in the path of the tornado. The width of the damage varied from 50 to 100 yards while the damage area was rated F1. The tornado traveled across U.S. Highway 61/24 and dissipated about four miles south southeast of Palmyra. One semi-tractor trailer was overturned on Highway 61/24. The damage path of the tornado at this point was less than 50 yards and rated F0 intensity.
40.52003-05-10239°56'N / 91°50'W40°09'N / 91°30'W20.00 Miles200 Yards065.0M0Lewis
 Brief Description: A tornado formed just north of the Marion Lewis County line and continued northeast for 20 miles, eventually causing major damage in the city of Canton. The tornado first formed southeast of Steffenville where it damaged a barn and other outbuildings. Six homes suffered varying degrees of roof damage as the tornado crossed Highway N south of Ewing. The tornado crossed Highway 6 southeast of Ewing and damaged an electric substation. From Highway CC north to Highway P, about 20 homes and farm buildings suffered varying degrees of roof, siding and window damage. Numerous large trees were either uprooted or snapped off near the ground as well. The tornado crossed Highway 61 just southeast of Canton where it blew two tractor trailers off the road. Two men suffered minor injuries. The tornado then entered Canton about 630 pm. Information from Emergency Management personnel and city officials in Canton revealed 75-100 structures damaged with at least 40 receiving major damage. At Culver-Stockton College on the southeast side of town, the field house was flattened and another two story building lost its roof. Several very large trees on the campus were uprooted or snapped off near the ground. Four mobile homes on the north side of town were destroyed with four others suffering major damage. There were only 4 minor injuries reported in Canton.
40.81966-12-08239°13'N / 92°00'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0025K0Audrain
40.91971-05-05339°37'N / 93°06'W39°38'N / 93°04'W022.5M0Chariton
41.21999-04-08239°30'N / 93°18'W39°43'N / 92°52'W26.00 Miles200 Yards00600K100KChariton
 Brief Description: The Carroll County tornado continued northeast across Chariton County damaging or destroying several outbuildings near Mendon and 5 miles south of Marceline. In addition, a single family home suffered minor damage, and a mobile home was damaged 5 miles south of Marceline. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
42.41956-12-04239°07'N / 92°10'W39°13'N / 92°00'W11.10 Miles400 Yards00250K0Boone
42.61975-04-23339°45'N / 93°11'W39°47'N / 93°05'W5.40 Miles500 Yards02250K0Linn
43.31957-05-21240°07'N / 91°43'W40°09'N / 91°39'W3.60 Miles400 Yards02250K0Lewis
45.32006-03-12339°09'N / 92°57'W39°16'N / 92°40'W20.00 Miles350 Yards00450K0Howard
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed from Saline county into Howard county...8 miles southwest of Glasgow at 2046 CST. F2 damage was noted to several farmsteads to the northwest of Fayette before the tornado dissipated at 2102 CST...2 miles east of Armstrong.
46.21999-04-08239°03'N / 92°21'W39°07'N / 92°10'W10.00 Miles120 Yards0000Boone
 Brief Description: The supercell that spawned the tornado near Midway created another tornado that first caused damage near Hinton. A couple of farm equipment buildings and a garage were destroyed. Near Hallsville, one home lost its roof and an equipment building was destroyed. 3 grain bins were destroyed with one landing about 3/4 mile from its original location. To the southeast of Hallsville 3 homes suffered roof damage, 1 barn, 2 equipment buildings and a grain bin were destroyed.
47.01967-04-21239°39'N / 93°14'W39°41'N / 93°11'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Chariton
47.11975-04-23239°37'N / 91°32'W39°35'N / 91°24'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Ralls
47.71959-09-27239°04'N / 92°32'W39°05'N / 92°30'W0025K0Howard
49.21970-06-12339°09'N / 91°50'W16.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Audrain
49.31959-09-27239°03'N / 92°35'W39°04'N / 92°32'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Howard
49.61977-05-04439°23'N / 93°11'W39°26'N / 93°07'W4.90 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Chariton


* 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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