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

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

Earthquake Index, #616

Boardman, NC
0.01
North Carolina
0.18
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

Boardman, NC
0.0000
North Carolina
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, #206

Boardman, NC
148.66
North Carolina
115.21
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 2,709 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Boardman, NC were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:4Dense Fog:1Drought:11
Dust Storm:0Flood:152Hail:934Heat:3Heavy Snow:7
High Surf:2Hurricane:13Ice Storm:9Landslide:0Strong Wind:26
Thunderstorm Winds:1,345Tropical Storm:8Wildfire:2Winter Storm:24Winter Weather:12
Other:156 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Boardman, NC.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Boardman, NC.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 59 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Boardman, NC.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.91983-06-07234°22'N / 78°51'W34°26'N / 78°46'W6.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Columbus
9.51979-03-23234°33'N / 79°03'W34°35'N / 78°53'W9.80 Miles100 Yards09250K0Robeson
12.21963-07-19234°36'N / 79°00'W0025K0Robeson
16.61963-09-29234°25'N / 79°22'W34°28'N / 79°06'W15.50 Miles100 Yards3122.5M0Dillon
17.61984-03-28234°09'N / 78°53'W34°15'N / 78°44'W9.00 Miles353 Yards002.5M0Columbus
17.92009-03-28234°32'N / 78°40'W34°33'N / 78°39'W2.00 Miles40 Yards00200K0KBladen
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service Storm Survey confirmed an EF-2 Tornado with winds up to 115 mph about 4 miles north of Clarkton, North Carolina. The tornado first touched down at a farm along N Mitchell Ford Road. It flipped a silo and damaged a storage building that collapsed onto farm equipment. As the tornado moved north-northeast, just west of N Mitchell Ford Road, it caused minor damage to a house and shed and downed four trees. The tornado emerged from the woods near a house causing minor roof damage, then intensified from an EF-0 Tornado to an EF-2 Tornado as it impacted a house along Twisted Hickory Road. The tornado completely destroyed a cinder-block storage and farm building and sent cinder-blocks into the nearby house, causing considerable damage to the walls and roof. The back of the house lifted off the foundation causing it to buckle. The roof over the porch was completely gone. Debris from this location, which included among many other items, a washing machine, lawn mower and couch was found four hundred yards away from the house. The family took shelter under a stairway and was not harmed. The tornado continued to impact properties on the east side of Twisted Hickory Road and caused minor roof damage to three other homes and knocked down a couple dozen trees. The tornado weakened as it moved north-northeast toward Britt Road, just east of the intersection of Britt Road and Twisted Hickory Road. The tornado lifted just north of Britt Road as it moved toward a swampy area. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A mesoscale convective vortex moved to the northeast and across the area during the evening. Deep moisture and higher dewpoints were aligned ahead of a pre-frontal trough and surface low pressure in eastern South Carolina.
19.51982-06-10234°11'N / 79°10'W34°12'N / 79°05'W3.00 Miles133 Yards002.5M0Horry
19.91967-12-01234°09'N / 79°02'W34°08'N / 78°51'W10.50 Miles93 Yards0125K0Horry
20.51967-12-01234°08'N / 78°51'W34°10'N / 78°48'W3.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Columbus
20.61999-04-15234°41'N / 79°08'W34°41'N / 79°08'W0.30 Mile25 Yards14200K0Robeson
20.92008-11-15234°24'N / 79°19'W34°24'N / 79°18'W1.00 Mile40 Yards00325K0KDillon
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service Storm Survey concluded a tornado first touched down approximately 200 yards south of Dogwood Lakes Road at 1250 AM EST. Large pine trees were snapped and a mobile home rolled about 20 yards before completely disintegrating. It is unknown how well the mobile home was attached to its foundation. A truck was flipped in a church parking lot on Goings Drive. No injuries were reported. The damage was indicative of winds of 110 to 120 mph, EF-2 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The path width was approximately 40 yards. The tornado touched down for a second time resulting in near total roof failure and some damage to the exterior walls of a brick home on Pee Dee Church Road near Andre Drive. No injuries were reported. Lesser tree damage and minor structural damage was noted from this point to the north-northeast for one half to three quarters of a mile as the tornado weakened and/or slightly lifted from the ground. Damage then became more significant as the tornado struck another brick home on the corner of Cornelius Place and Dillon Highway. Total roof failure and minor failure of exterior walls was evident. No injuries were reported. The damage was indicative of winds of 110 to 120 mph, EF-2 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The tornado then continued north-northeast through a large wooded area. Given the extent of tree damage, winds were estimated to 100 mph. The tornado then intensified as it hit a brick home on Appleton Court. Total roof damage and more significant failure of the external walls was evident. The three occupants were not injured. The damage was indicative of winds of 120 to 135 mph, the high end of EF-2 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The path width was about 30 yards. The tornado completely dissipated about 200 yards north of Appleton Court at 1253 AM EST. The Emergency Manager from Dillon County reported ten homes were damaged and two others were destroyed. Seven mobile homes were damaged and three others were destroyed. Three churches were damaged. Five barns were damaged and two others were destroyed. Three cars were damaged and three others were destroyed. The total damage was estimated at $325,000 dollars. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A mid-level short wave lifted to the northeast and slowly weakened with time. A warm front, lifting to the northwest, moved across the area during the evening. High wind shear and deep moisture was in place as upstream supercell thunderstorms reached the Interstate-95 corridor around midnight.
20.92009-04-06234°26'N / 78°35'W34°27'N / 78°34'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00300K0KBladen
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service Storm Survey concluded an EF-2 tornado with winds up to 115 mph occurred near Clarkton, North Carolina. The tornado initially touched down on Farmers Union Road about 0.3 miles south of Porterville School Road. Significant damage occurred to four homes in this area, including one which was pushed approximately 20 feet off its foundation. A storage trailer weighing more than 8500 pounds was blown approximately 40 feet and flipped upside down as it rotated 180 degrees. A full-size pickup truck was blown 15 feet across a yard and a 12 x 12 feet structure was completely destroyed. Damage in this area was rated as EF-2 with winds up to 115 mph. The width of the damage path in this area was approximately 100 yards. The tornado briefly weakened as it tracked to the northeast. Numerous 12-18 inch diameter treetops were snapped and a few trees up to 18 inches in diameter were uprooted as the tornado approached Chancey Road. Two homes on Chancey Road suffered EF-0 damage primarily to roofs and windows. The tornado continued to the northeast across mainly woods and farmland where spotty EF-0 damage was confined to trees. The tornado strengthened once again as it crossed Baer Mill Road and caused damage to two homes. The front porch of one home was destroyed and the roof covering material on the windward side of the structure was stripped. The wind penetrated the second story of the home and blew out two upstairs windows. Numerous large trees up to two feet in diameter were snapped off or uprooted. One wooden storage shed was completely destroyed. Damage in this area was rated as EF-2 with wind speeds estimated to 115 mph. The width of the damage path was approximately 60 yards at this location. The tornado weakened as it moved northeast from Baer Mill Drive. Spotty minor tree damage was observed between Baer Mill Drive and Susie Baldwin Road. There were injuries or fatalities. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A strong cold front moved across the area during the morning. Ahead of the front, moderate instability and favorable shear supported the development of severe weather including tornadoes.
21.81999-04-15234°43'N / 78°47'W34°43'N / 78°47'W0.10 Mile30 Yards05200K0Bladen
22.51982-06-10234°11'N / 79°14'W34°11'N / 79°10'W3.00 Miles133 Yards0162.5M0Marion
22.81984-03-28234°03'N / 78°59'W34°09'N / 78°53'W7.00 Miles353 Yards08250K0Horry
22.81957-04-08434°41'N / 79°12'W0.80 Mile150 Yards021250K0Robeson
23.21976-05-15234°35'N / 79°17'W34°43'N / 79°13'W10.10 Miles33 Yards34250K0Robeson
23.91968-12-07234°05'N / 78°56'W0.30 Mile13 Yards0025K0Horry
24.31955-08-10234°22'N / 79°26'W34°20'N / 79°17'W8.80 Miles77 Yards003K0Dillon
26.71950-10-09334°10'N / 78°36'W2.00 Miles880 Yards03250K0Columbus
26.91957-04-08434°45'N / 79°18'W34°50'N / 78°56'W21.60 Miles50 Yards06250K0Robeson
26.91964-10-04234°18'N / 78°54'W34°40'N / 78°03'W54.60 Miles50 Yards00250K0Columbus
27.31962-02-22234°11'N / 79°24'W34°12'N / 79°15'W8.70 Miles100 Yards0125K0Marion
27.81961-06-21234°11'N / 79°24'W34°14'N / 79°18'W6.80 Miles167 Yards01250K0Marion
28.71990-07-01234°31'N / 78°27'W0.20 Mile30 Yards00250K0Bladen
29.61980-05-20334°22'N / 79°33'W34°24'N / 79°22'W10.70 Miles517 Yards0262.5M0Dillon
29.71984-03-28334°50'N / 78°52'W34°52'N / 78°48'W4.00 Miles1407 Yards0025.0M0Bladen
30.11984-03-28434°45'N / 79°22'W34°55'N / 78°55'W25.00 Miles2640 Yards22802.5M0Robeson
31.11969-04-18334°40'N / 79°30'W34°58'N / 78°57'W37.40 Miles440 Yards00250K0Scotland
31.32009-03-27234°52'N / 78°58'W34°54'N / 78°57'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0135K0KRobeson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service Storm Survey confirmed an EF-2 Tornado touched down about 3 miles east of Parkton, North Carolina. The tornado first touched down along W Parkton Tobermory Road, halfway between Highway 301 and Interstate 95, with no significant damage. The tornado tracked north-northeast and intensified to EF-2 with winds to 130 mph as it impacted structures along E Everette Road. One mobile home was completely destroyed and an adult female was thrown by the tornado. The woman suffered minor injuries. Also at this location, the tornado destroyed a two story home that was empty at the time. The tornado continued to track to the north-northeast and eventually lifted across a wooded area. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A stationary boundary was located from GSB to POB southward through the Piedmont of South Carolina at mid-afternoon. A short-wave across the Georgia-South Carolina border was lifting northward across the area during the afternoon. Instability was marginal. Winds were virtually unidirectional, but there was modest speed shear through the lowest 3 kft.
32.01965-10-07234°00'N / 79°12'W34°01'N / 79°09'W3.30 Miles80 Yards00250K0Horry
32.51957-04-08434°50'N / 78°56'W34°55'N / 78°35'W20.70 Miles150 Yards08250K0Cumberland
32.81963-09-29234°28'N / 79°06'W35°16'N / 78°20'W70.30 Miles100 Yards00250K0Robeson
33.91984-03-28434°40'N / 79°30'W34°45'N / 79°22'W8.00 Miles2640 Yards002.5M0Scotland
34.31984-03-28434°55'N / 78°55'W34°56'N / 78°53'W2.00 Miles2640 Yards002.5M0Cumberland
34.31984-03-28434°40'N / 79°30'W34°41'N / 79°26'W3.00 Miles2113 Yards002.5M0Scotland
35.01985-06-02233°56'N / 79°02'W33°55'N / 78°57'W5.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Horry
35.41986-05-19234°52'N / 79°13'W34°59'N / 79°00'W13.00 Miles100 Yards05250K0Hoke
36.31984-03-28334°52'N / 78°48'W34°58'N / 78°36'W11.00 Miles1407 Yards21125.0M0Cumberland
36.41957-04-08434°44'N / 79°37'W34°45'N / 79°18'W18.00 Miles50 Yards08250K0Scotland
36.41976-10-09234°46'N / 79°26'W34°50'N / 79°22'W6.10 Miles20 Yards00250K0Scotland
36.61967-11-24333°56'N / 79°13'W33°57'N / 79°10'W3.30 Miles100 Yards0125K0Horry
37.61955-12-04234°23'N / 79°36'W0.80 Mile100 Yards00250K0Marlboro
37.71984-03-28434°38'N / 79°36'W34°40'N / 79°30'W5.00 Miles2600 Yards211525.0M0Marlboro
38.91965-05-12233°50'N / 79°03'W33°54'N / 78°48'W15.00 Miles40 Yards0025K0Horry
39.51981-02-11234°59'N / 79°05'W35°00'N / 79°04'W1.90 Miles847 Yards10250K0Hoke
40.71986-05-19234°59'N / 79°00'W35°03'N / 79°02'W6.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Cumberland
41.32006-11-16334°20'N / 78°14'W34°21'N / 78°13'W2.00 Miles300 Yards820500K0KColumbus
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Tornado touched down among manufactured homes just north of Old Lake Road and tracked across an area of more substantial homes and businesses along NC Highway 87. There were 13 homes (mobile and brick) destroyed and more than two dozen damaged. Damage was rated as F3 due to construction of structures that were damaged and destroyed - if structures were better constructed the damage may have been rated higher. The wind speed was estimated to be around 200 mph. As the tornado tracked north of NC Highway 87 toward the county line, the tree damage was rated as F1. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A fast moving tornadic thunderstorm moved ashore on the coast of Brunswick County. There was no damage found until the storm moved across extreme eastern Columbus County and then extreme western Pender County. The tornado produced F3 damage through Riegelwood and diminished to F1 intensity as it crossed a wooded area to the Cape Fear River and into Pender County. This was the second deadliest tornado to hit North Carolina in the last 50 years.
41.51964-08-29334°48'N / 79°26'W34°52'N / 79°32'W7.30 Miles50 Yards015250K0Scotland
41.51957-04-08434°55'N / 78°35'W34°57'N / 78°30'W5.60 Miles150 Yards432250K0Sampson
41.71981-02-11235°00'N / 79°04'W35°04'N / 78°54'W10.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Cumberland
41.91984-03-28434°39'N / 79°45'W34°40'N / 79°30'W14.00 Miles700 Yards710025.0M0Marlboro
44.11965-08-17333°50'N / 78°40'W0.30 Mile50 Yards046250K0Horry
45.21979-09-04233°49'N / 78°40'W1.00 Mile97 Yards002.5M0Horry
45.71981-05-27234°01'N / 79°37'W34°04'N / 79°34'W4.70 Miles100 Yards0625K0Florence
48.11963-09-29235°06'N / 79°06'W35°09'N / 78°55'W11.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Cumberland
48.21960-09-11234°55'N / 78°20'W1.00 Mile37 Yards0825K0Sampson
48.52006-05-14234°12'N / 79°45'W34°13'N / 79°45'W0.60 Mile150 Yards001.3M0Florence
 Brief Description: A Storm Survey concluded a tornado moved through the Glendale community of Florence. The majority of damage was F1 with a path 1000 yards long and up to 150 yards wide. There was a small area (150 yards long 20 yards wide) of heavier F2 damage, with winds estimated at 120 mph. Sixty homes were damaged, six of which had major structural damage, largely due to snapped and uprooted trees. The Quinby area had penny to golfball size hail, with trees and power lines down. The Florence county tax assessor estimated the damage at 1.3 million dollars.
48.81971-02-22335°05'N / 78°55'W35°10'N / 78°39'W16.10 Miles500 Yards2602.5M0Cumberland


* 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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