Boothville, LA Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Boothville is about the same as Louisiana average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Boothville is much lower than Louisiana average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #560
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
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, #588
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 114 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Boothville, LA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||6||Hail:||17||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||0|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||0|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||76||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||0||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
No volcano is found in or near Boothville, LA.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Boothville, LA.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Boothville, LA.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 5 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Boothville, LA.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|7.8||1965-03-01||2||29°21'N / 89°32'W||0.50 Mile||67 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Plaquemines|
|7.8||1967-10-30||2||29°21'N / 89°32'W||0.20 Mile||10 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Plaquemines|
|27.7||1967-10-30||2||29°36'N / 89°45'W||1.00 Mile||10 Yards||0||5||250K||0||Plaquemines|
|48.8||1970-10-13||2||29°42'N / 90°06'W||1.00 Mile||50 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Jefferson|
|49.8||2005-04-06||2||29°06'N / 90°12'W||29°07'N / 90°11'W||2.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||2||250K||0||Lafourche|
|Brief Description: A waterspout moved onshore as a multi vortex tornado in Port Fourchon resulting in damage to approximately 12 structures, including several port buildings and three businesses. A few buildings sustained significant damage. Two persons suffered minor injuries. Several hundred vehicles were damage either by flying debris, or with windows blown out. Approximately one mile of power lines were downed along Louisiana Highway 3090 which leads to Port Fourchon.|
* 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.