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

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

Earthquake Index, #189

Blossom, TX
0.05
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

Blossom, 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, #495

Blossom, TX
267.67
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 3,273 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Blossom, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:3Dense Fog:10Drought:49
Dust Storm:1Flood:299Hail:1,394Heat:8Heavy Snow:40
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:14Landslide:0Strong Wind:39
Thunderstorm Winds:1,254Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:7Winter Storm:30Winter Weather:48
Other:74 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Blossom, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

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

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 114 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Blossom, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
0.21974-04-21233°40'N / 95°23'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0625K0Lamar
0.21974-05-03233°40'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
5.71982-04-02433°39'N / 95°38'W33°40'N / 95°20'W17.00 Miles250 Yards1017025.0M0Lamar
5.81982-04-02433°40'N / 95°20'W33°41'N / 95°14'W6.00 Miles250 Yards0025.0M0Red River
6.71974-04-21233°35'N / 95°27'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Lamar
6.71973-03-10233°34'N / 95°24'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0125K0Lamar
7.01991-04-26233°38'N / 95°16'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
7.71969-04-27333°43'N / 95°16'W2.00 Miles440 Yards0025K0Red River
8.21982-04-25233°33'N / 95°21'W33°33'N / 95°20'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Howard
8.61990-05-03233°39'N / 95°32'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0130K0Lamar
9.21985-05-13233°37'N / 95°35'W33°40'N / 95°30'W4.00 Miles77 Yards082.5M0Lamar
9.51961-09-12333°34'N / 95°16'W0.50 Mile300 Yards000K0Red River
10.11964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W33°39'N / 95°30'W6.60 Miles100 Yards0025K0Lamar
11.31974-05-25233°30'N / 95°23'W0025K0Lamar
12.01982-04-25233°33'N / 95°20'W33°34'N / 95°06'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
12.51982-04-02233°38'N / 95°13'W33°41'N / 95°07'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Red River
13.41964-04-23233°39'N / 95°37'W2.00 Miles23 Yards0025K0Lamar
13.51991-04-13233°38'N / 95°13'W33°43'N / 95°05'W12.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Red River
13.91981-10-13233°39'N / 95°40'W33°43'N / 95°35'W6.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Lamar
15.21961-05-04233°28'N / 95°16'W0.80 Mile1000 Yards000K0Red River
15.91981-05-13433°46'N / 95°42'W33°47'N / 95°33'W8.80 Miles400 Yards0302.5M0Lamar
18.31991-04-26233°45'N / 95°05'W0.20 Mile10 Yards00250K0Red River
18.72000-04-23233°50'N / 95°16'W33°53'N / 95°03'W12.50 Miles75 Yards0000Red River
 Brief Description: Tornado occurred across farm land and wooded areas with few structures or homes present. The county sheriff, his deputy, and a farmer were talking when the tornado, which was described as a long tube, moved out of the woods to their east and crossed within several hundred yards to their north.
22.61982-04-02333°38'N / 95°51'W33°38'N / 95°42'W10.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Lamar
22.71957-04-02233°29'N / 95°46'W33°34'N / 95°43'W6.50 Miles100 Yards1225K0Lamar
22.81961-03-26233°20'N / 95°22'W0.80 Mile280 Yards0025K0Hopkins
22.81954-06-02233°24'N / 95°42'W33°27'N / 95°37'W5.90 Miles1000 Yards1825K0Delta
22.91955-04-06233°20'N / 95°22'W33°21'N / 95°12'W9.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Hopkins
23.41957-04-02233°33'N / 95°46'W1225K0Delta
24.51954-04-30334°00'N / 95°31'W1.00 Mile150 Yards012250K0Choctaw
25.31961-05-05334°01'N / 95°30'W0025K0Choctaw
25.61973-06-03233°22'N / 95°07'W0025K0Titus
25.71999-05-04233°50'N / 95°03'W33°51'N / 94°56'W1.80 Miles100 Yards07600K0Red River
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Numerous trees blown over or broken. Nine mobile homes and 1 frame home destroyed. This tornado moved into McCurtain county, OK.
26.51957-04-02233°30'N / 95°48'W0025K0Lamar
27.31982-04-02234°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile30 Yards012.5M0Bryan
27.91982-04-02333°38'N / 95°02'W33°37'N / 94°46'W17.00 Miles233 Yards00250K0Red River
28.41964-04-22333°26'N / 95°51'W33°30'N / 95°47'W5.90 Miles50 Yards0225K0Delta
28.51999-05-04233°50'N / 95°02'W34°00'N / 94°57'W12.80 Miles100 Yards0006KMccurtain
 Brief Description: Numerous trees blown over or snapped. A Pecan orchard was laid to waste. This tornado moved into McCurtain county from Red River county, TX.
28.61977-04-18233°23'N / 95°45'W000K0Delta
29.61982-04-02534°08'N / 95°34'W34°03'N / 95°10'W22.00 Miles500 Yards0252.5M0Choctaw
30.42003-05-14233°59'N / 95°05'W33°44'N / 94°44'W26.50 Miles100 Yards0050K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: A violent thunderstorm moved rapidly southeast across McCurtain County, OK into Bowie County, TX and Cass County, TX. This thunderstorm also produced a strong Microburst in McCurtain County southeast of Idabel, OK and again southeast of Maud, TX. Numerous trees and limbs were snapped or pushed over while several large corporate and private corn fields were ripped up. The only structure in the path of this tornado was located next to the Highway 259 bridge which crosses the Red River into Bowie County, TX.. This tornado moved into Bowie and Cass Counties, TX.
30.61982-04-02534°03'N / 95°10'W34°01'N / 95°01'W7.00 Miles500 Yards042.5M0Mccurtain
31.51971-12-14233°58'N / 95°06'W34°05'N / 95°00'W9.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
31.51989-06-07233°22'N / 95°06'W33°13'N / 95°02'W12.00 Miles200 Yards000K0Titus
31.81960-05-04434°01'N / 95°42'W34°04'N / 95°42'W3.40 Miles150 Yards03250K0Choctaw
32.01973-05-06233°48'N / 95°55'W0.50 Mile67 Yards03250K0Fannin
32.61961-03-26333°13'N / 95°08'W33°17'N / 95°05'W5.40 Miles60 Yards0025K0Titus
33.31999-05-04333°11'N / 95°10'W33°15'N / 95°10'W2.10 Miles25 Yards0000Franklin
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Damage confined to broken branches off trees and snapped twigs. This tornado moved into Titus county, TX.
34.01962-03-24233°16'N / 95°44'W2.00 Miles300 Yards0025K0Hopkins
34.11961-07-23233°57'N / 94°54'W1.00 Mile23 Yards003K0Mccurtain
34.51961-03-05234°00'N / 95°50'W34°02'N / 95°47'W3.80 Miles50 Yards003K0Choctaw
34.51960-05-04434°04'N / 95°42'W34°09'N / 95°37'W7.60 Miles150 Yards00250K0Choctaw
34.91956-04-03334°09'N / 95°13'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0325K0Pushmataha
35.01991-04-13233°35'N / 94°47'W2.50 Miles200 Yards0025K0Red River
35.11959-03-04233°53'N / 94°50'W0.80 Mile50 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
35.11962-04-30233°53'N / 94°50'W003K0Mccurtain
35.31983-11-22234°05'N / 95°44'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Choctaw
35.51982-12-23234°04'N / 95°00'W3.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Mccurtain
35.61953-04-23233°54'N / 94°50'W1.00 Mile200 Yards01250K0Mccurtain
35.61972-10-22333°54'N / 94°50'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0125K0Mccurtain
35.81961-03-26333°08'N / 95°13'W33°13'N / 95°08'W7.60 Miles60 Yards0125K0Franklin
35.91972-10-22233°53'N / 94°49'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0125K0Mccurtain
36.21979-04-11233°07'N / 95°36'W33°12'N / 95°30'W8.30 Miles150 Yards00250K0Hopkins
36.71999-05-04333°12'N / 95°08'W33°20'N / 94°47'W19.20 Miles100 Yards10330K0Titus
 Brief Description: Seven homes were destroyed. Two of the homes were swept from their slabs. F79PH
36.81971-12-14233°10'N / 95°37'W0.50 Mile20 Yards000K0Hopkins
37.01974-10-31233°08'N / 95°36'W33°10'N / 95°32'W4.70 Miles40 Yards012.5M0Hopkins
37.11980-10-16233°08'N / 95°35'W33°10'N / 95°34'W2.70 Miles77 Yards00250K0Hopkins
37.21973-03-10233°10'N / 95°38'W0.50 Mile150 Yards0025K0Hopkins
37.61982-04-02334°04'N / 95°57'W34°04'N / 95°42'W8.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Choctaw
37.71999-05-04333°23'N / 94°52'W33°27'N / 94°44'W7.50 Miles100 Yards005K0Red River
 Brief Description: Numerous trees were blown over or broken. A few out buildings were severely damaged. This tornado moved from Titus county, TX into Red River county, TX and exited into Bowie county TX.
38.61984-10-18233°16'N / 94°55'W33°19'N / 94°51'W5.00 Miles50 Yards12250K0Titus
38.81961-03-26333°14'N / 94°57'W09250K0Titus
39.31982-04-02333°38'N / 96°17'W33°38'N / 95°51'W22.00 Miles150 Yards112.5M0Fannin
39.71996-04-19233°17'N / 95°54'W33°16'N / 95°53'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00150K0Hunt
 Brief Description: Two mobile homes were destroyed, two homes were damaged, and trees and power lines were blown down by a tornado.
39.91967-04-12233°59'N / 95°06'W34°24'N / 95°06'W28.70 Miles77 Yards0025K0Mccurtain
40.01970-03-03233°12'N / 94°58'W1.00 Mile27 Yards000K0Titus
40.11982-04-02333°37'N / 94°46'W33°34'N / 94°37'W5.00 Miles233 Yards00250K0Bowie
40.41979-03-19233°11'N / 94°59'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Titus
41.02000-04-23234°02'N / 94°59'W34°00'N / 94°38'W20.10 Miles50 Yards0240K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: Numerous trees toppled and broken. Tornado was described as rope like by chasers in the area during most of its path. A house on the south side of Oak Hill was split in half from a fallen tree. The tornado moved through downtown Broken Bow and through a WalMart store. The tornado was only F0 intensity as it moved through Broken Bow and F2 near Oak Hill.
41.21981-05-13233°32'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile73 Yards0025K0Fannin
41.51982-04-02534°01'N / 95°01'W34°00'N / 94°34'W24.00 Miles500 Yards002.5M0Mccurtain
42.41960-05-04434°09'N / 95°37'W34°23'N / 95°25'W19.80 Miles150 Yards00250K0Pushmataha
42.41961-03-26233°02'N / 95°24'W33°04'N / 95°20'W4.70 Miles250 Yards0025K0Hopkins
42.41982-05-28234°13'N / 95°38'W34°17'N / 95°34'W6.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Pushmataha
42.71969-05-14333°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Hopkins
43.21955-04-12234°14'N / 95°37'W34°18'N / 95°33'W6.10 Miles33 Yards000K0Pushmataha
43.72000-04-23234°18'N / 95°22'W34°17'N / 95°13'W9.00 Miles175 Yards0025K0Pushmataha
 Brief Description: A F2 tornado touched down west of Cloudy and traveled just south of Cloudy through rural areas of Pushmataha county before lifting 9 miles later east southeast of Cloudy. Only tree damage was observered.
43.81966-05-23333°23'N / 96°04'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0525K0Hunt
43.82000-04-23233°10'N / 94°56'W33°13'N / 94°49'W7.00 Miles150 Yards00145K0Titus
 Brief Description: This tornado developed in a high precipitation supercell as it moved eastward across the county. Small to moderate pine and oak trees were snapped and broken. A mobile home dealership in Cookville, TX was moderately damaged and several homes suffered shingle loss. This tornado continued into Morris County, TX. The F2 rating is from the Morris County, TX segment of this tornado.
43.91961-03-26233°01'N / 95°31'W33°03'N / 95°28'W3.80 Miles250 Yards0125K0Hopkins
44.21996-01-17233°43'N / 96°09'W33°43'N / 96°09'W2.50 Miles150 Yards05150K0Fannin
 Brief Description: A short lived but strong tornadic circulation developed on the left side of a bow echo type thunderstorm north of Bonham. The tornado destroyed 3 mobile homes and resulted in 5 injuries to the occupants. Minor damage to homes and another mobile home also occurred.
44.21961-03-26333°10'N / 94°54'W0.20 Mile33 Yards023K0Titus
44.21992-05-11233°03'N / 95°47'W33°07'N / 95°38'W4.00 Miles400 Yards0025K0Hopkins
44.31960-01-14233°08'N / 95°49'W0.30 Mile33 Yards013K0Hopkins
44.71956-04-28234°08'N / 96°04'W34°15'N / 95°36'W27.90 Miles300 Yards003K0Bryan
45.01982-04-02233°39'N / 96°10'W1.00 Mile50 Yards000K0Fannin
45.21992-05-11233°22'N / 96°05'W0.20 Mile200 Yards0025K0Hunt
45.42003-05-01234°05'N / 94°48'W33°57'N / 94°38'W13.00 Miles300 Yards00260K0Mccurtain
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm moved southeast across Broken Bow, OK. Two new frame homes under construction had roofs torn off. A total of 30 to 40 wood frame homes had roof and frame damage with windows broken. One home was destroyed. Numerous trees uprooted and snapped. Several power poles blown down.
45.51975-04-29233°30'N / 94°37'W00250K0Bowie
45.91999-05-04333°24'N / 94°44'W33°37'N / 94°29'W19.50 Miles200 Yards022125.0M0Bowie
 Brief Description: This tornado moved directly through the downtown district of De Kalb and across a high school. Numerous homes and businesses were severely damaged or destroyed. The high school suffered severe damage. Sirens sounded 15 minutes prior to arrival of the storm. The damage resulted in a Presidential Disaster Declaration. This tornado moved from Red River county, TX across Bowie county, TX into Little River county, AR.
46.01961-03-26233°22'N / 96°06'W0025K0Kaufman
46.31973-05-06233°35'N / 96°11'W0.10 Mile20 Yards0025K0Fannin
46.31977-02-23233°53'N / 94°39'W33°54'N / 94°36'W3.30 Miles77 Yards04250K0Mccurtain
46.71982-04-02333°34'N / 94°37'W33°38'N / 94°32'W4.00 Miles233 Yards02250K0Bowie
47.02000-04-23234°20'N / 95°39'W34°19'N / 95°30'W9.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Pushmataha
 Brief Description: A F2 tornado touched down northeast of Moyers and traveled 9 miles east southeast before lifting 1 mile south of Finley. A mobile home and several outbuilding were destroyed. Some roof damage was reported to several buildings.
47.82000-04-23233°14'N / 94°48'W33°15'N / 94°39'W9.80 Miles150 Yards0028K0Morris
 Brief Description: This tornado developed in a high precipitation supercell as it moved eastward across the county. Numerous large pine and oak trees were snapped and broken. Several barns were damaged but the tornado stayed mostly across rural farmland and forests. This tornado is a continuation of the Titus County, TX tornado.
47.91983-03-04233°30'N / 94°37'W33°30'N / 94°32'W5.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Bowie
48.21974-06-07233°09'N / 95°57'W0025K0Hunt
49.11959-10-04233°48'N / 96°12'W33°51'N / 96°14'W4.30 Miles200 Yards0225K0Bryan
49.31971-12-14233°08'N / 96°06'W33°15'N / 95°57'W11.90 Miles440 Yards022.5M0Hunt
49.61955-04-06333°36'N / 96°24'W33°35'N / 96°05'W18.30 Miles67 Yards002.5M0Fannin
49.61966-04-23232°57'N / 95°17'W32°57'N / 95°17'W0025K0Wood
49.61966-05-23232°57'N / 95°17'W3.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Wood
49.61992-05-11233°54'N / 96°12'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Bryan


* 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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