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Blanchard, PA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1620

Blanchard, PA
0.01
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

Blanchard, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #2183

Blanchard, PA
61.31
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 2,350 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Blanchard, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:30Dense Fog:17Drought:53
Dust Storm:0Flood:259Hail:288Heat:86Heavy Snow:74
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:12Landslide:0Strong Wind:101
Thunderstorm Winds:1,249Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:1Winter Storm:48Winter Weather:51
Other:77 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Blanchard, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Blanchard, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 18 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Blanchard, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.71985-05-31441°10'N / 77°52'W41°13'N / 77°19'W29.00 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Clinton
17.61985-05-31441°12'N / 77°57'W41°10'N / 77°52'W4.50 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Centre
22.81985-05-31441°12'N / 78°04'W41°12'N / 77°57'W5.50 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Clinton
27.11975-06-05240°45'N / 77°55'W00250K0Centre
28.31991-09-18240°40'N / 77°49'W40°42'N / 77°47'W4.00 Miles330 Yards03250K0Huntingdon
28.51980-04-09240°44'N / 77°19'W40°43'N / 77°17'W00250K0Snyder
29.31985-05-31341°11'N / 77°09'W41°08'N / 76°58'W11.00 Miles910 Yards22025.0M0Lycoming
31.11952-07-23240°37'N / 77°34'W0425K0Mifflin
31.51989-11-20240°37'N / 77°49'W40°39'N / 77°47'W3.50 Miles1230 Yards0025K0Huntingdon
32.01976-07-29341°12'N / 77°16'W41°14'N / 76°47'W25.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Lycoming
35.11985-05-31341°08'N / 76°58'W41°09'N / 76°55'W4.00 Miles910 Yards22025.0M0Union
37.81966-08-16241°18'N / 77°00'W41°18'N / 76°54'W4.50 Miles100 Yards0125K0Lycoming
38.41985-05-31341°09'N / 76°55'W41°07'N / 76°50'W4.00 Miles2640 Yards22025.0M0Northumberland
40.41985-05-31441°11'N / 78°40'W41°12'N / 78°04'W30.00 Miles3330 Yards0025.0M0Clearfield
42.71978-08-28240°53'N / 76°52'W40°51'N / 76°48'W3.30 Miles50 Yards0125K0Snyder
45.31978-08-28240°51'N / 76°48'W40°52'N / 76°46'W0025K0Northumberland
47.51955-08-19240°24'N / 77°23'W0025K0Chester
48.61989-06-20240°22'N / 77°30'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0125K0Perry


* 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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