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The chance of earthquake damage in Boerne is about the same as Texas average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Boerne 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, #1044

Boerne, TX
0.01
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

Boerne, 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, #1463

Boerne, TX
125.50
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 2,604 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Boerne, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:2Dense Fog:1Drought:117
Dust Storm:0Flood:857Hail:994Heat:8Heavy Snow:9
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:10Landslide:0Strong Wind:12
Thunderstorm Winds:512Tropical Storm:5Wildfire:4Winter Storm:26Winter Weather:15
Other:32 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Boerne, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

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

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 41 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Boerne, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.31957-03-31229°49'N / 98°45'W1.50 Miles880 Yards003K0Kendall
4.71950-05-15229°47'N / 98°50'W29°40'N / 98°34'W18.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Kendall
8.11983-03-04229°54'N / 98°50'W29°52'N / 98°47'W4.00 Miles100 Yards01250K0Kendall
9.21970-04-18229°40'N / 98°40'W0.50 Mile67 Yards0025K0Bexar
11.91976-03-30229°56'N / 98°55'W29°58'N / 98°40'W15.20 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Kendall
14.31958-05-03229°43'N / 98°41'W29°43'N / 98°20'W21.00 Miles67 Yards0025K0Bexar
15.31953-04-28429°34'N / 98°42'W1.00 Mile1760 Yards2150K0Bexar
20.31959-11-03229°57'N / 99°02'W30°02'N / 98°55'W9.10 Miles1760 Yards0025K0Kerr
20.61953-04-28329°33'N / 98°32'W29°35'N / 98°28'W4.90 Miles200 Yards15250K0Hays
24.21969-05-06330°06'N / 98°35'W30°07'N / 98°34'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Kendall
24.91988-09-17229°24'N / 98°38'W29°29'N / 98°35'W5.00 Miles50 Yards0325.0M0Bexar
25.21958-05-02229°17'N / 98°51'W29°34'N / 98°44'W20.80 Miles200 Yards00250K0Medina
26.81980-08-10230°06'N / 98°25'W30°08'N / 98°35'W10.40 Miles33 Yards0025.0M0Blanco
27.81954-07-12229°35'N / 98°20'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Bexar
28.61980-08-10229°25'N / 98°25'W29°25'N / 98°37'W12.20 Miles100 Yards02250K0Bexar
28.91969-05-16229°25'N / 98°30'W29°27'N / 98°27'W4.30 Miles100 Yards03250K0Bexar
30.31961-11-22329°23'N / 98°32'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Bexar
32.31969-05-06330°07'N / 98°34'W30°17'N / 98°24'W15.20 Miles100 Yards0225K0Blanco
32.51980-08-10229°54'N / 98°05'W30°06'N / 98°25'W24.20 Miles33 Yards0025.0M0Hays
32.92001-10-12330°15'N / 98°40'W30°16'N / 98°39'W2.50 Miles400 Yards051.0M100KGillespie
 Brief Description: The strongest of the Friday night tornadoes struck the town of Stonewall. This tornado, rated F3 on the Fujita Scale, was preceded by brief gusty winds of 30 to 40 miles per hour, very heavy rainfall and spotty .5-inch hail. The tornado formed around 830 pm CST near the intersection of Hahn Road and SH290. It moved north-northeastward for .75 miles, crossing SH290 and the Pedernales River. Just north of the river, it made a slight turn toward the east, now moving another mile toward the northeast. It crossed North River Road and continued over open country until it crossed Ranch Road 1623. After passing RR1623 for approximately .25 miles, it dissipated. The worst damage, F3 level, was to trees and homes between RR1623 and SH290, across the northwest and north central part of Stonewall. Ninety homes sustained damage with 6 destroyed. In addition, 7 mobile homes were destroyed and 20 damaged. Damage was also reported to 22 buildings. A two-story home had the entire second story destroyed, and a concrete building lost most of its walls and all of its roof. Other damage along the path typically included destroyed and damaged roofs and walls of homes and businesses as well as widespread damage to trees. The tornado path was approximately .25 miles in width and 2.5 miles in length. Although the tornado was not seen due to the late hour and darkness, residents did report that after heavy rain and hail, the wind became calm, and it was followed by a "roaring sound" so often reported in tornadoes. Five persons were injured with one man hospitalized as a result of the tornado.
33.01970-05-15230°15'N / 98°36'W0.50 Mile27 Yards003K0Gillespie
33.71969-05-03229°23'N / 98°25'W1.00 Mile67 Yards00250K0Bexar
34.61962-05-28230°17'N / 98°51'W30°17'N / 98°46'W5.10 Miles100 Yards000K0Gillespie
36.52002-03-19229°15'N / 98°41'W29°16'N / 98°42'W1.50 Miles50 Yards0302.0M0Bexar
 Brief Description: Tornado number five, strongest of the six and rated as a minimal F2 tornado on the Fujita Scale, formed about 3.5 miles southwest of the intersection of Loop 1604 and I35. It struck near 720 pm along near Silver Street and Bravo Street and moved toward the north for 1.5 miles. It apparently weakened periodically, producing a hit-and-miss damage path. It completely destroyed four mobile homes and damaged several others.
38.21967-09-20329°39'N / 98°07'W5.00 Miles67 Yards00250K0Comal
38.41966-05-21229°42'N / 98°06'W2.00 Miles880 Yards000K0Cottle
39.02001-10-12229°22'N / 99°10'W29°21'N / 99°09'W1.20 Miles500 Yards02520.0M50KMedina
 Brief Description: The tornado was spotted as it touched down near 940 pm CST just northwest of the Hondo airport. It grew to nearly 500 yards in width and moved toward the southeast for 1.2 miles across the airport and over the National Guard Armory before dissipating near the center of town. Although much of the damage was F0 and F1 on the Fujita Scale, the tornado was rated F2 because of the level of damage from the airport to the armory. During this time it destroyed a large hangar, partially destroyed the roof and walls of the concrete Armory and moved numerous mobile homes off their pads. One mobile home clearly showed the nature of damage from a tornado. The center of the mobile home was completely destroyed, along with a tree in front of it, while much less damage was indicted on both ends of the mobile home as well as vegetation near the ends. The storm also knocked out power to much of the area, and this, along with the darkness in the late night hour, made spotting very difficult. It is possible that additional small tornadoes might have accompanied the storm, but the combination of damage from the large tornado and the downburst winds, along with the darkness of the late night hour made it impossible to tell. Almost 150 homes in Hondo and almost 50 more outside the city were damaged, with nearly 100 mobile homes damaged. At least 10 houses and 30 mobile homes were destroyed. Losses to homes and mobile homes were estimated at 1.5 million dollars. In addition, nearly two dozen aircraft, including one corporate jet and 14 crop dusters, were damaged and destroyed at the Hondo Airport. Some were in collapsed hangars while others were lifted, tossed and set down across the Airport area. Commercial losses placed at 18 million dollars. At least 25 persons were injured.
39.81989-05-17230°21'N / 98°52'W2.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Gillespie
41.21961-09-04229°37'N / 98°04'W29°37'N / 98°05'W1.90 Miles33 Yards003K0Guadalupe
42.61976-03-30230°00'N / 98°04'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Hays
43.21959-05-10229°16'N / 98°20'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Bexar
43.21970-09-13229°13'N / 98°26'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Bexar
43.51999-05-11330°18'N / 99°12'W30°15'N / 99°11'W3.50 Miles200 Yards001.0M100KGillespie
 Brief Description: The tornado was preceded by strong, gusty winds, very heavy rainfall and finally, large hail. Severe winds in advance of the tornado took a roof off the High School in Harper and laid it on the ground on the opposite side of the building. These winds also damaged several other roofs in the area. The tornado began its track around three miles east of Harper, moving toward the southeast. It lifted post oak trees out of the ground with their roots in tact. Approximately 2 miles down the path, it turned toward the south and continued for another 1.5 miles. Along its track, it destroyed. 35 homes, 10 mobile homes, and damaged or destroyed 25 outbuildings and barns. The tornado damage several vehicles and tossed one jeep over 100 yards.
43.71971-02-25230°10'N / 99°19'W0.30 Mile300 Yards003K0Kerr
44.61970-05-14229°30'N / 99°24'W0.50 Mile440 Yards000K0Medina
46.11980-08-10229°54'N / 97°52'W29°54'N / 98°05'W13.10 Miles200 Yards02025.0M0Caldwell
46.51969-05-06330°17'N / 98°24'W30°29'N / 98°21'W14.20 Miles100 Yards0025K0Blanco
46.91967-05-01229°39'N / 97°58'W0.50 Mile20 Yards003K0Guadalupe
48.11956-10-20229°35'N / 97°58'W1.00 Mile33 Yards013K0Guadalupe
48.31961-11-12229°52'N / 97°56'W003K0Hays
48.71969-05-22229°36'N / 97°57'W003K0Guadalupe


* 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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