Ashtabula Micro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Ashtabula Area is about the same as Ohio average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Ashtabula Area is lower than Ohio average and is lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #580
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, #129
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, #551
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 9,850 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ashtabula Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||1,187||Hail:||2,228||Heat:||29||Heavy Snow:||404|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||55||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||276|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||5,125||Tropical Storm:||1||Wildfire:||0||Winter Storm:||139||Winter Weather:||18|
No volcano is found in or near Ashtabula Area.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Ashtabula Area.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Ashtabula Area.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 32 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Ashtabula Area.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|10.3||1985-06-22||2||41°43'N / 81°01'W||41°48'N / 80°31'W||27.00 Miles||40 Yards||0||2||250K||0||Ashtabula|
|11.8||1985-05-31||4||41°50'N / 80°33'W||41°51'N / 80°31'W||2.00 Miles||300 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Ashtabula|
|14.3||1956-07-08||2||41°36'N / 80°57'W||41°48'N / 80°34'W||23.90 Miles||880 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Ashtabula|
|15.0||1963-04-19||2||41°48'N / 81°00'W||0||0||25K||0||Ashtabula|
|15.2||1985-05-31||2||41°41'N / 80°43'W||41°44'N / 80°31'W||9.00 Miles||220 Yards||0||15||2.5M||0||Ashtabula|
|16.5||1967-07-24||2||41°36'N / 80°57'W||41°45'N / 80°42'W||16.40 Miles||600 Yards||0||2||250K||0||Ashtabula|
|17.1||1985-05-31||2||41°44'N / 80°31'W||41°44'N / 80°30'W||1.00 Mile||127 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Crawford|
|17.8||1985-05-31||4||41°51'N / 80°31'W||41°55'N / 80°17'W||12.00 Miles||400 Yards||12||82||25.0M||0||Erie|
|19.6||1985-06-22||2||41°48'N / 80°31'W||41°50'N / 80°15'W||14.00 Miles||40 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Crawford|
|20.6||1985-06-22||2||41°41'N / 81°03'W||41°43'N / 81°01'W||2.40 Miles||40 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Geauga|
|22.8||1955-07-01||2||41°45'N / 80°22'W||41°46'N / 80°20'W||0||0||25K||0||Crawford|
|24.3||1969-07-04||2||41°48'N / 81°15'W||41°45'N / 81°07'W||7.20 Miles||100 Yards||0||40||250K||0||Lake|
|24.3||1977-09-18||2||42°01'N / 80°21'W||42°02'N / 80°15'W||4.50 Miles||33 Yards||0||7||2.5M||0||Erie|
|24.9||1985-05-31||2||41°39'N / 80°25'W||41°41'N / 80°21'W||4.00 Miles||200 Yards||1||0||0K||0||Crawford|
|25.9||1985-05-31||3||41°31'N / 80°51'W||41°33'N / 80°44'W||6.00 Miles||440 Yards||0||10||2.5M||0||Ashtabula|
|31.2||1985-05-31||3||41°26'N / 81°00'W||41°31'N / 80°51'W||9.00 Miles||440 Yards||0||20||2.5M||0||Trumbull|
|31.2||1952-01-17||2||41°36'N / 80°18'W||0.50 Mile||400 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Crawford|
|31.5||1985-05-31||4||41°29'N / 80°31'W||41°29'N / 80°31'W||0.20 Mile||300 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Trumbull|
|32.6||1985-05-31||4||41°29'N / 80°31'W||41°29'N / 80°25'W||7.00 Miles||350 Yards||0||5||25.0M||0||Mercer|
|38.2||1983-05-02||2||42°04'N / 80°02'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Erie|
|40.7||1985-05-31||4||41°29'N / 80°25'W||41°31'N / 79°56'W||22.50 Miles||350 Yards||8||75||25.0M||0||Crawford|
|40.7||1972-05-02||3||41°28'N / 80°13'W||41°29'N / 80°12'W||0||0||25K||0||Mercer|
|41.4||1959-10-06||2||41°21'N / 81°13'W||41°24'N / 81°01'W||10.50 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Geauga|
|41.5||1972-05-02||3||41°29'N / 80°12'W||41°33'N / 80°04'W||7.90 Miles||33 Yards||0||3||25K||0||Crawford|
|41.6||1986-09-30||2||41°48'N / 79°57'W||0.50 Mile||60 Yards||0||1||2.5M||0||Crawford|
|42.1||2004-05-25||2||41°32'N / 80°10'W||41°31'N / 80°03'W||7.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||3.5M||0||Crawford|
|Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down three miles west of Custards and then tracked east for seven miles. The tornado finally lifted just west of Cochranton near U.S Highway 322. The damage path was continuous, up to 50 yards in width and roughly parallel to State Route 285. Significant damage occurred along the damage path. At least ten homes were damaged with two large farm buildings destroyed. Two factories west of Custards along Delano Road were also heavily damaged. One factory lost over 16,000 square feet of roofing and had much of it's inventory destroyed. The second factory was also heavily damaged on one side. Twelve semi trailers parked outside this factory were overturned and destroyed. Several dozen workers inside the factories had sought shelter prior to the arrival of the tornado and were uninjured. Hundreds of trees and dozens of power poles were downed along the damage path.|
|43.2||1985-05-31||3||41°42'N / 80°09'W||41°45'N / 79°44'W||23.00 Miles||277 Yards||2||0||0K||0||Crawford|
|44.4||1955-03-01||3||41°16'N / 80°40'W||2.50 Miles||40 Yards||1||6||250K||0||Mahoning|
|45.9||2002-11-10||2||41°15'N / 80°28'W||41°20'N / 80°21'W||7.00 Miles||500 Yards||1||19||1.0M||0||Mercer|
|Brief Description: Starting about 7:54 PM, an F2 tornado touched down near Trout Island Road, east of Sharpsville. The tornado traveled northeast at 50 mph, crossed Route 18, then ripped into Clark. It crossed Shenango River Lake and tracked to New Hamburg, where it dissipated 8:02 PM. The tornado path was 7 miles long, about 500 yards wide at its maximum, in the town of Clark. Maximum winds estimated 155 mph. Majority of damage and all injuries occurred in Clark. Fifteen homes completely destroyed, 13 major damage, 29 had minor damage. One business destroyed; 1 suffered major damage. A large number of trees were snapped or toppled. Large truck was overturned. One van was thrown across Route 258. Several other vehicles were moved by the tornado or suffered considerable damage. Strongest tornado in Mercer county since May 31,1985. M81PH|
|46.0||1971-06-02||3||41°52'N / 80°08'W||41°56'N / 79°34'W||29.30 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Erie|
|46.0||1997-08-16||2||41°54'N / 79°51'W||41°54'N / 79°51'W||2.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||500K||3K||Erie|
|Brief Description: A tornado touched down and skipped along its path for several minutes. Twenty mobile homes were damaged and one was destroyed at the Maple Heights Trailer Court. A sixty by eighty foot block building was destroyed. Three houses and one business were damaged. A cornfield was flattened and several trees were downed.|
|47.6||1954-09-30||2||41°15'N / 80°28'W||0||0||25K||0||Mercer|
* 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.