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Ben Bolt, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1257

Ben Bolt, TX
0.00
Texas
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

Ben Bolt, TX
0.0000
Texas
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, #1487

Ben Bolt, TX
120.62
Texas
208.58
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 1,176 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Ben Bolt, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:1Drought:7
Dust Storm:0Flood:303Hail:382Heat:1Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:1Hurricane:1Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:380Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:7Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:2
Other:88 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Ben Bolt, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Ben Bolt, TX.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Ben Bolt, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 27 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Ben Bolt, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
0.21962-06-01227°39'N / 98°05'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Jim Wells
7.11980-08-10227°45'N / 98°05'W2.00 Miles40 Yards01250K0Jim Wells
15.31980-08-09227°35'N / 97°48'W27°37'N / 97°53'W5.90 Miles50 Yards032.5M0Nueces
18.11976-04-28227°35'N / 97°48'W0.50 Mile30 Yards003K0Nueces
18.11980-08-10227°35'N / 97°48'W2.50 Miles40 Yards002.5M0Nueces
19.41970-06-24327°34'N / 97°47'W1.50 Miles200 Yards115250K0Nueces
19.71967-09-22227°56'N / 98°05'W2.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Jim Wells
20.41969-05-12227°47'N / 97°50'W27°49'N / 97°46'W4.90 Miles33 Yards003K0Nueces
22.11965-05-18227°56'N / 98°15'W0.30 Mile200 Yards003K0Duval
23.91976-05-07227°58'N / 97°56'W000K0Jim Wells
29.51959-05-10228°06'N / 98°06'W28°03'N / 98°03'W4.90 Miles250 Yards0025K0Live Oak
30.01968-05-09227°42'N / 97°36'W1.50 Miles10 Yards0125K0Nueces
30.81969-05-16328°02'N / 97°50'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0025K0San Patricio
31.21959-05-10228°07'N / 98°07'W28°05'N / 98°04'W4.30 Miles167 Yards0025K0Live Oak
32.31976-05-26227°57'N / 97°41'W0.50 Mile40 Yards0125K0San Patricio
33.21970-08-03228°06'N / 97°54'W0225K0Live Oak
34.31962-08-20228°05'N / 97°49'W1.50 Miles43 Yards000K0San Patricio
35.72002-10-24227°44'N / 97°37'W27°47'N / 97°25'W2.50 Miles200 Yards12075.0M0Nueces
 Brief Description: One Confirmed fatality and many injuries. The Tornado was first indentified by the public approximately 8 miles south of the CCI airport. Most extensive damage reported across Del MAr College. M?SC
35.91965-06-05327°14'N / 97°44'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Kenedy
42.01960-10-16227°46'N / 97°26'W27°43'N / 97°23'W4.70 Miles33 Yards01250K0Nueces
43.11960-10-16227°59'N / 97°31'W28°04'N / 97°32'W5.90 Miles100 Yards01125K0San Patricio
45.91967-09-22227°43'N / 97°29'W27°50'N / 97°13'W18.20 Miles200 Yards000K0Nueces
47.41961-04-29227°48'N / 97°27'W27°58'N / 97°16'W16.00 Miles17 Yards0025K0Nueces
47.81963-06-29228°14'N / 97°40'W28°15'N / 97°42'W3.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Bee
48.31976-04-29328°15'N / 97°41'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bee
48.41980-08-09227°52'N / 97°20'W1.00 Mile40 Yards002.5M0San Patricio
49.61954-10-22328°09'N / 97°26'W27°52'N / 97°20'W20.50 Miles333 Yards025250K0San Patricio


* 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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