Braddock, ND Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
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.
Earthquake Index, #12
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, #129
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:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||40||Hail:||556||Heat:||1||Heavy Snow:||8|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||7||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||11|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||334||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||4||Winter Storm:||29||Winter Weather:||0|
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)||Date||Magnitude||Depth (km)||Latitude||Longitude|
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)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|4.4||1974-08-19||2||46°30'N / 100°05'W||0||0||25K||0||Emmons|
|4.4||1959-08-25||2||46°30'N / 100°06'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Emmons|
|5.9||1974-05-26||2||46°29'N / 100°08'W||1.00 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Emmons|
|14.3||1955-07-01||3||46°23'N / 100°18'W||46°25'N / 100°15'W||1.30 Miles||40 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Emmons|
|15.4||1974-08-19||2||46°35'N / 99°46'W||0||2||0K||0||Logan|
|20.7||1953-05-29||5||46°33'N / 100°35'W||46°38'N / 100°28'W||7.40 Miles||600 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Emmons|
|21.9||1999-06-03||2||46°50'N / 99°54'W||46°51'N / 99°50'W||4.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||400K||0||Kidder|
|23.4||1964-05-05||2||46°01'N / 100°02'W||46°36'N / 99°30'W||47.50 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Emmons|
|25.8||1953-05-29||5||46°27'N / 100°40'W||46°33'N / 100°35'W||7.40 Miles||600 Yards||2||20||250K||0||Morton|
|27.7||1981-07-30||3||46°40'N / 100°42'W||46°39'N / 100°37'W||3.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Burleigh|
|31.9||1982-07-04||2||46°39'N / 99°30'W||46°41'N / 99°22'W||5.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Stutsman|
|34.5||1999-08-15||2||46°37'N / 99°24'W||46°42'N / 99°21'W||6.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||80K||0||Stutsman|
|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.|
|37.1||1956-06-17||2||47°00'N / 100°45'W||47°08'N / 99°59'W||37.10 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Burleigh|
|38.3||1952-07-01||4||47°03'N / 100°30'W||47°09'N / 100°06'W||19.80 Miles||150 Yards||1||25||250K||0||Burleigh|
|38.6||1959-08-24||2||46°42'N / 99°18'W||0||1||0K||0||Stutsman|
|40.2||1974-08-19||3||46°17'N / 99°21'W||0||3||0K||0||Logan|
|40.3||1981-07-30||3||46°44'N / 101°08'W||46°40'N / 100°42'W||20.90 Miles||500 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Morton|
|42.6||1957-07-16||2||47°10'N / 100°17'W||0||0||3K||0||Burleigh|
|42.6||1978-05-25||3||46°50'N / 100°54'W||2.50 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Morton|
|43.0||1966-05-22||3||46°30'N / 99°18'W||46°40'N / 99°04'W||15.80 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Logan|
|43.7||1955-04-19||2||45°56'N / 99°50'W||45°59'N / 99°49'W||2.30 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Potter|
|43.9||2001-07-17||2||47°08'N / 99°40'W||47°04'N / 99°31'W||10.00 Miles||880 Yards||0||0||1.0M||0||Kidder|
|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.)|
|44.0||1960-08-02||2||46°54'N / 99°18'W||0||0||3K||0||Stutsman|
|44.4||1952-07-01||4||47°09'N / 100°06'W||47°12'N / 99°30'W||28.20 Miles||150 Yards||0||1||250K||0||Burleigh|
|44.9||1985-05-30||2||47°12'N / 100°17'W||0.50 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Burleigh|
|45.1||2000-11-01||2||46°57'N / 100°46'W||46°56'N / 100°58'W||5.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||55K||0||Burleigh|
|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.|
|45.5||1965-06-13||2||45°53'N / 100°09'W||45°56'N / 100°13'W||4.10 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Campbell|
|45.6||1983-06-21||3||45°55'N / 100°17'W||45°54'N / 100°07'W||6.00 Miles||600 Yards||0||4||250K||0||Campbell|
|45.8||1983-06-22||2||45°55'N / 100°18'W||0.20 Mile||13 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Campbell|
|46.2||2002-08-11||4||46°57'N / 99°18'W||46°58'N / 99°18'W||1.00 Mile||300 Yards||0||0||650K||0||Stutsman|
|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.|
|47.6||2001-07-17||2||47°05'N / 99°25'W||46°53'N / 99°10'W||20.00 Miles||880 Yards||0||0||500K||0||Stutsman|
|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.|
|49.7||1966-07-31||3||46°00'N / 99°28'W||46°00'N / 99°25'W||1.30 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Mcintosh|
* 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.