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Baldwin, WI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #365

Baldwin, WI
0.00
Wisconsin
0.00
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

Baldwin, WI
0.0000
Wisconsin
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, #295

Baldwin, WI
175.28
Wisconsin
153.98
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 3,148 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Baldwin, WI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:36Cold:51Dense Fog:12Drought:19
Dust Storm:0Flood:134Hail:1,079Heat:24Heavy Snow:83
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:16Landslide:0Strong Wind:48
Thunderstorm Winds:1,343Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:152Winter Weather:5
Other:145 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Baldwin, WI.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Baldwin, WI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 65 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Baldwin, WI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.11958-06-04544°54'N / 92°20'W44°55'N / 92°09'W8.60 Miles880 Yards12025.0M0St. Croix
9.01953-05-10244°51'N / 92°39'W45°13'N / 92°23'W28.30 Miles100 Yards192.5M0St. Croix
9.31981-06-14244°51'N / 92°15'W0.50 Mile33 Yards00250K0Pierce
11.91967-07-22244°49'N / 92°23'W44°46'N / 92°12'W9.20 Miles200 Yards03250K0Pierce
12.12010-07-14244°46'N / 92°34'W44°48'N / 92°16'W15.00 Miles100 Yards000K0KPierce
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Several barns and sheds were destroyed, and structural damage was noted at some homes. Many trees were broken or snapped. This tornado was accompanied by strong rear flank downdraft winds, which also knocked down trees and damaged some sheds. EPISODE NARRATIVE: The morning of Wednesday July 14th had a complex of severe thunderstorms moving across eastern North Dakota, into portions of west-central and central Minnesota. This complex moved eastward during the morning, and intensified across portions of east-central Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin. Several waves of severe thunderstorms developed across west-central Wisconsin and began to reform westward into Minnesota by the early afternoon. These severe storms that reformed in east-central Minnesota, quickly moved into west-central Wisconsin by the mid afternoon and caused tornadoes and damaging straight-line winds. In addition to the winds and hail, several inches of rainfall caused flooding in Polk, Barron, St Croix and Rusk Counties.
12.32010-07-14244°45'N / 92°21'W44°49'N / 92°15'W6.00 Miles30 Yards000K0KPierce
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Several sheds and outbuildings were destroyed, as were a couple of barns. Hundreds of trees were snapped. The tornado was accompanied by strong rear flank downdraft winds that also knocked down numerous trees. EPISODE NARRATIVE: The morning of Wednesday July 14th had a complex of severe thunderstorms moving across eastern North Dakota, into portions of west-central and central Minnesota. This complex moved eastward during the morning, and intensified across portions of east-central Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin. Several waves of severe thunderstorms developed across west-central Wisconsin and began to reform westward into Minnesota by the early afternoon. These severe storms that reformed in east-central Minnesota, quickly moved into west-central Wisconsin by the mid afternoon and caused tornadoes and damaging straight-line winds. In addition to the winds and hail, several inches of rainfall caused flooding in Polk, Barron, St Croix and Rusk Counties.
13.61980-07-15245°05'N / 92°10'W45°05'N / 92°09'W002.5M0St. Croix
14.01958-05-24344°58'N / 92°46'W44°51'N / 92°32'W13.70 Miles50 Yards06250K0St. Croix
14.31980-07-15245°05'N / 92°09'W45°05'N / 92°08'W1122.5M0Dunn
14.41954-08-15245°07'N / 92°35'W45°08'N / 92°30'W3.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0St. Croix
16.11953-05-10244°50'N / 92°40'W44°51'N / 92°39'W002.5M0Pierce
16.11958-05-24344°51'N / 92°32'W44°37'N / 92°00'W30.60 Miles50 Yards00250K0Pierce
16.51958-06-04544°55'N / 92°09'W44°57'N / 91°55'W11.40 Miles880 Yards205425.0M0Dunn
16.91979-10-03244°43'N / 92°27'W2.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Pierce
17.01958-10-09245°01'N / 92°44'W45°01'N / 92°41'W0025K0St. Croix
18.31977-07-30345°10'N / 92°13'W45°13'N / 92°11'W2.70 Miles200 Yards002.5M0St. Croix
21.11977-07-30345°13'N / 92°11'W45°14'N / 92°09'W002.5M0Polk
21.21971-09-28244°49'N / 92°01'W44°52'N / 91°55'W5.20 Miles100 Yards0125K0Dunn
21.31997-06-15244°46'N / 92°02'W44°46'N / 92°01'W1.00 Mile500 Yards00200K0Dunn
 Brief Description: Three silos, machine shed, barn and several trees damaged or destroyed. Pieces of shed found 1 mile away. Numerous trees and power lines down.
24.61971-07-18245°01'N / 92°12'W44°52'N / 91°32'W34.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Dunn
24.91958-05-24345°09'N / 92°57'W44°58'N / 92°46'W15.10 Miles50 Yards06250K0Washington
25.01982-09-12244°46'N / 91°56'W0.50 Mile33 Yards002.5M0Dunn
25.51977-07-30345°14'N / 92°09'W45°19'N / 92°04'W6.40 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Barron
25.61951-09-12344°38'N / 92°05'W44°41'N / 92°02'W3.30 Miles200 Yards00250K0Pepin
25.71951-09-12344°41'N / 92°02'W44°55'N / 91°45'W21.10 Miles200 Yards01250K0Dunn
26.11954-06-25244°50'N / 92°55'W44°52'N / 92°51'W2.70 Miles1760 Yards0025K0Washington
26.21966-07-10245°20'N / 92°20'W2.00 Miles33 Yards02250K0Polk
28.41958-06-04544°57'N / 91°55'W45°03'N / 91°40'W13.70 Miles880 Yards0025.0M0Dunn
28.61958-07-14245°16'N / 91°59'W1.00 Mile67 Yards0025K0Barron
28.71967-06-12245°18'N / 92°42'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Polk
30.31998-05-30244°53'N / 91°46'W44°50'N / 91°46'W1.00 Mile100 Yards08400K0Dunn
 Brief Description: Two people severely injured during house collapse. Two homes destroyed. Several barns and sheds were also demolished. 6 people suffered minor injuries. One mobile home destroyed.
32.62008-05-25345°10'N / 93°01'W45°10'N / 92°55'W4.00 Miles220 Yards11725.0M0KWashington
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down on the eastern side of Lino Lakes, at the eastern shore of Peltier Lake. The tornado felled trees and lifted boat docks, then tracked east and crossed Interstate 35E. As this occurred, a few barns, grain bins, and silos were damaged. The tornado then intensified as it moved into northwestern Washington County and a subdivision (Creekview Preserve), about two miles north of downtown Hugo. It was at this point (around 16:01), that the twister caused EF-3 damage. The tornado dissipated in the eastern portion of Hugo, just north of Irish Avenue and 140th Street. Seven hundred and ninety four homes, including mobile homes, were affected by the storm in some way. A total of 91 homes sustained minor structural damage, numerous broken windows, and damage to small sections of roof. Twenty seven homes were destroyed, totally collapsed, or not economically feasible to repair. A two year old boy died after being blown out of the first floor of his home in Creekview Preserve. A 62 year old woman died an indirect death when she suffered a heart attack during cleanup in Hugo a few days later. Some important information provided by the Pioneer Press, Star Tribune, and other local newspapers. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front was the catalyst for numerous reports of severe weather on this date.
33.41953-05-10245°13'N / 92°23'W45°39'N / 92°10'W31.60 Miles100 Yards292.5M0Polk
34.41998-05-15344°36'N / 91°50'W44°40'N / 91°50'W5.00 Miles66 Yards06100K0Pepin
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down in northern Buffalo County, and continued on ground for 9 miles into eastern Pepin County. Two homes were destroyed in Pepin County. House collapse injured 6 family members. Trailer home also damaged. Tornado rated F3 for a brief time east of Durand, however most of its damage track rated F1.
35.52008-05-25345°10'N / 93°03'W45°10'N / 93°01'W2.00 Miles220 Yards00300K0KAnoka
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down on the eastern side of Lino Lakes, at the eastern shore of Peltier Lake. The tornado felled trees and lifted boat docks, then tracked east and crossed Interstate 35E. As this occurred, a few barns, grain bins, and silos were damaged. The tornado then intensified as it moved into northwestern Washington County and a subdivision (Creekview Preserve), about two miles north of downtown Hugo. It was at this point (around 16:01), that the twister caused EF-3 damage. The tornado dissipated in the eastern portion of Hugo, just north of Irish Avenue and 140th Street. Seven hundred and ninety four homes, including mobile homes, were affected by the storm in some way. A total of 91 homes sustained minor structural damage, numerous broken windows, and damage to small sections of roof. Twenty seven homes were destroyed, totally collapsed, or not economically feasible to repair. A two year old boy in Washington County (see corresponding entry) died after being blown out of the first floor of his home in Creekview Preserve. A 62 year old woman in Washington County died an indirect death due to a heart attack during cleanup in Hugo a few days later. Some important information provided by the Pioneer Press, Star Tribune, and other local newspapers. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A cold front was the catalyst for numerous reports of severe weather on this date.
35.71981-06-14344°53'N / 93°10'W45°00'N / 93°02'W10.00 Miles600 Yards16025.0M0Ramsey
37.11952-06-24245°07'N / 93°05'W45°12'N / 93°04'W5.10 Miles267 Yards092.5M0Anoka
37.51965-07-12245°17'N / 92°59'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Washington
38.01952-06-23345°25'N / 92°38'W45°35'N / 92°20'W18.20 Miles100 Yards262.5M0Polk
38.41967-07-22245°24'N / 92°06'W45°18'N / 91°32'W28.20 Miles33 Yards06250K0Barron
39.11987-07-27344°34'N / 92°43'W44°28'N / 93°02'W20.00 Miles220 Yards002.5M0Goodhue
39.21965-05-06445°08'N / 93°10'W45°10'N / 93°05'W3.80 Miles667 Yards0025.0M0Anoka
41.61984-04-26345°02'N / 93°13'W45°06'N / 93°12'W4.50 Miles600 Yards0025.0M0Ramsey
42.01984-04-26345°01'N / 93°14'W45°02'N / 93°13'W1.00 Mile60 Yards15225.0M0Hennepin
42.01981-06-14344°49'N / 93°16'W44°53'N / 93°10'W6.20 Miles600 Yards02325.0M0Hennepin
42.61980-07-15344°50'N / 91°31'W1.00 Mile440 Yards1102.5M0Eau Claire
42.81965-05-06445°03'N / 93°17'W45°08'N / 93°10'W7.60 Miles667 Yards010825.0M0Ramsey
43.61982-09-12244°48'N / 91°33'W44°50'N / 91°27'W5.00 Miles77 Yards002.5M0Eau Claire
43.81980-07-15244°52'N / 91°29'W0.20 Mile67 Yards152.5M0Chippewa
43.92001-05-09244°30'N / 93°02'W44°31'N / 92°59'W4.00 Miles50 Yards004.0M0Goodhue
 Brief Description: The Northfield tornado (which originated in Rice County) dissipated on the south side of Lake Byllesby, but not before destroying several sheds and causing minor damage to 12 homes.
44.01971-07-18244°52'N / 91°32'W44°50'N / 91°26'W4.50 Miles100 Yards12250K0Eau Claire
44.21976-06-12244°50'N / 91°29'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0St. Croix
44.21965-05-06445°02'N / 93°17'W45°08'N / 93°14'W6.80 Miles1000 Yards317525.0M0Anoka
44.41983-07-03244°49'N / 91°29'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Eau Claire
44.51990-09-11245°30'N / 91°53'W1.50 Miles100 Yards00250K0Barron
44.61968-05-15244°29'N / 93°12'W44°35'N / 92°55'W15.40 Miles333 Yards01250K0Dakota
44.71964-08-28244°17'N / 92°21'W44°20'N / 92°20'W2.70 Miles67 Yards00250K0Wabasha
44.71986-09-03245°19'N / 91°38'W45°20'N / 91°36'W4.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Barron
46.01964-06-18245°26'N / 91°45'W45°25'N / 91°39'W4.10 Miles13 Yards000K0Barron
46.01982-09-12244°46'N / 91°30'W44°49'N / 91°25'W5.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Eau Claire
46.32005-09-21245°10'N / 93°19'W45°11'N / 93°13'W2.00 Miles50 Yards015.0M0Anoka
 Brief Description: A damage survey determined that the tornado touched down in the east central portion of Coon Rapids, only a few blocks west of the border with Blaine. It traveled east-southeast causing mostly F0 to F1 damage at first, but strengthened to F2 status near the intersection of Jefferson Street and 104th Court. The tornado dissipated only 1/4 mile west of the National Sports Center complex. Ten homes were rendered uninhabitable, and thirty others were damaged to a lesser extent. A woman suffered minor injuries when she was blown from the upper story of her home into a tree.
46.92001-05-09244°28'N / 93°05'W44°30'N / 93°02'W3.00 Miles50 Yards007.0M0Dakota
 Brief Description: The Northfield tornado (which originated in Rice County) crossed Highway 19 into extreme southeastern Dakota County, then went into Goodhue County. Five homes sustained major damage, including one with its roof completely removed. 12 other homes received minor damage. Several motorists barely made it into nearby homes before the tornado struck.
47.71964-06-18245°25'N / 91°39'W45°25'N / 91°38'W0225K0Barron
47.91965-05-05245°35'N / 92°05'W45°38'N / 92°00'W4.50 Miles167 Yards0025K0Barron
49.41990-09-11245°26'N / 91°39'W45°26'N / 91°35'W3.00 Miles2500 Yards002.5M0Barron


* 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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