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Braddock, ND Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #12

Braddock, ND
0.02
North Dakota
0.00
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

Braddock, ND
0.0000
North Dakota
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, #129

Braddock, ND
100.22
North Dakota
81.79
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 1,109 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Braddock, ND were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:33Cold:26Dense Fog:0Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:40Hail:556Heat:1Heavy Snow:8
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:7Landslide:0Strong Wind:11
Thunderstorm Winds:334Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:4Winter Storm:29Winter Weather:0
Other:58 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Braddock, ND.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Braddock, ND.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
24.61968-07-084.4N/A46.5-100.6

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 32 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Braddock, ND.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.41974-08-19246°30'N / 100°05'W0025K0Emmons
4.41959-08-25246°30'N / 100°06'W1.00 Mile33 Yards000K0Emmons
5.91974-05-26246°29'N / 100°08'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Emmons
14.31955-07-01346°23'N / 100°18'W46°25'N / 100°15'W1.30 Miles40 Yards0025K0Emmons
15.41974-08-19246°35'N / 99°46'W020K0Logan
20.71953-05-29546°33'N / 100°35'W46°38'N / 100°28'W7.40 Miles600 Yards00250K0Emmons
21.91999-06-03246°50'N / 99°54'W46°51'N / 99°50'W4.00 Miles50 Yards00400K0Kidder
23.41964-05-05246°01'N / 100°02'W46°36'N / 99°30'W47.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Emmons
25.81953-05-29546°27'N / 100°40'W46°33'N / 100°35'W7.40 Miles600 Yards220250K0Morton
27.71981-07-30346°40'N / 100°42'W46°39'N / 100°37'W3.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Burleigh
31.91982-07-04246°39'N / 99°30'W46°41'N / 99°22'W5.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Stutsman
34.51999-08-15246°37'N / 99°24'W46°42'N / 99°21'W6.00 Miles200 Yards0080K0Stutsman
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm developed over Emmons county in south central North Dakota and moved northeast producing an F1 tornado in open county 12 miles northeast of Napoleon in Logan county. The tornado continued northeast increasing to an F2 tornado 3 miles southwest of Streeter then lifted 3 miles north of Streeter. The tornado narrowly missed the city of Streeter but inflicted damage to a farmstead destroying a pickup truck...garage and quonset.
37.11956-06-17247°00'N / 100°45'W47°08'N / 99°59'W37.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Burleigh
38.31952-07-01447°03'N / 100°30'W47°09'N / 100°06'W19.80 Miles150 Yards125250K0Burleigh
38.61959-08-24246°42'N / 99°18'W010K0Stutsman
40.21974-08-19346°17'N / 99°21'W030K0Logan
40.31981-07-30346°44'N / 101°08'W46°40'N / 100°42'W20.90 Miles500 Yards00250K0Morton
42.61957-07-16247°10'N / 100°17'W003K0Burleigh
42.61978-05-25346°50'N / 100°54'W2.50 Miles30 Yards00250K0Morton
43.01966-05-22346°30'N / 99°18'W46°40'N / 99°04'W15.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Logan
43.71955-04-19245°56'N / 99°50'W45°59'N / 99°49'W2.30 Miles100 Yards003K0Potter
43.92001-07-17247°08'N / 99°40'W47°04'N / 99°31'W10.00 Miles880 Yards001.0M0Kidder
 Brief Description: Tornado reported to be 1/2 mile wide at times. The tornado remained in open country before entering into Stutsman county. Damage was contained to metal and double poled high power line towers. A farmstead in the path of the tornado sustained $200,000 in damage. (see Stutsman county report on same tornado.)
44.01960-08-02246°54'N / 99°18'W003K0Stutsman
44.41952-07-01447°09'N / 100°06'W47°12'N / 99°30'W28.20 Miles150 Yards01250K0Burleigh
44.91985-05-30247°12'N / 100°17'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Burleigh
45.12000-11-01246°57'N / 100°46'W46°56'N / 100°58'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0055K0Burleigh
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down in a sparsely developed area in open country along highway 1804. The tornado skipped in a west..northwest direction. One home was heavily damaged. Several bales of hay were destroyed. The tornado crossed the Missouri River into Morton county.
45.51965-06-13245°53'N / 100°09'W45°56'N / 100°13'W4.10 Miles30 Yards0025K0Campbell
45.61983-06-21345°55'N / 100°17'W45°54'N / 100°07'W6.00 Miles600 Yards04250K0Campbell
45.81983-06-22245°55'N / 100°18'W0.20 Mile13 Yards0025K0Campbell
46.22002-08-11446°57'N / 99°18'W46°58'N / 99°18'W1.00 Mile300 Yards00650K0Stutsman
 Brief Description: The tornado formed 5 miles north of Medina, over open country, traveling slowly to the north...northeast. One farmstead was totally destroyed and the second farmstead suffered moderate damage. No injuries were reported but a family pet was killed. Other damage reported was a 9 ton grain truck moved 250 feet and destroyed, three other vehicles moved 150 to 250 feet and heavily damaged, and a farm tractor picked up and laid on top a farm pickup truck. Also destroyed were 5 transmission towers with a cost replacement of $200 thousand. The tornado was rated by National Weather Service Storm Survey Team.
47.62001-07-17247°05'N / 99°25'W46°53'N / 99°10'W20.00 Miles880 Yards00500K0Stutsman
 Brief Description: The tornado moved southeast out of Kidder county. Numerous sources reported the tornado ranged to 1/2 mile wide at times. The tornado was on the ground for 66 minutes with a total storm path of 29 miles. The tornado remained in open country flattening a total of 64 metal and double high power line towers.
49.71966-07-31346°00'N / 99°28'W46°00'N / 99°25'W1.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Mcintosh


* 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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