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Benavides, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1271

Benavides, 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

Benavides, 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, #1830

Benavides, TX
56.43
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 714 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Benavides, 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:156Hail:266Heat:1Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:1Hurricane:1Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:230Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:7Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:2
Other:39 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Benavides, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Benavides, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 17 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Benavides, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
20.31962-06-01227°39'N / 98°05'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Jim Wells
22.51980-08-10227°45'N / 98°05'W2.00 Miles40 Yards01250K0Jim Wells
25.11965-05-18227°56'N / 98°15'W0.30 Mile200 Yards003K0Duval
30.51967-09-22227°56'N / 98°05'W2.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Jim Wells
34.71980-08-09227°35'N / 97°48'W27°37'N / 97°53'W5.90 Miles50 Yards032.5M0Nueces
37.31976-04-28227°35'N / 97°48'W0.50 Mile30 Yards003K0Nueces
37.31980-08-10227°35'N / 97°48'W2.50 Miles40 Yards002.5M0Nueces
38.31971-06-29227°25'N / 99°00'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Webb
38.41970-06-24327°34'N / 97°47'W1.50 Miles200 Yards115250K0Nueces
38.61976-05-07227°58'N / 97°56'W000K0Jim Wells
38.71959-05-10228°06'N / 98°06'W28°03'N / 98°03'W4.90 Miles250 Yards0025K0Live Oak
39.71959-05-10228°07'N / 98°07'W28°05'N / 98°04'W4.30 Miles167 Yards0025K0Live Oak
39.81969-05-12227°47'N / 97°50'W27°49'N / 97°46'W4.90 Miles33 Yards003K0Nueces
46.31969-05-16328°02'N / 97°50'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0025K0San Patricio
46.61970-08-03228°06'N / 97°54'W0225K0Live Oak
48.51965-06-05327°14'N / 97°44'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Kenedy
49.31962-08-20228°05'N / 97°49'W1.50 Miles43 Yards000K0San 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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