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Bridgeton, IN Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #252

Bridgeton, IN
0.05
Indiana
0.12
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

Bridgeton, IN
0.0000
Indiana
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, #795

Bridgeton, IN
186.21
Indiana
265.56
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 3,924 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Bridgeton, IN were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:4Cold:16Dense Fog:12Drought:8
Dust Storm:0Flood:704Hail:916Heat:21Heavy Snow:54
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:22Landslide:0Strong Wind:41
Thunderstorm Winds:1,888Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:76Winter Weather:26
Other:136 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Bridgeton, IN.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
30.81984-07-2841039.22-87.07

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 79 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Bridgeton, IN.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.61963-04-29339°37'N / 87°16'W39°39'N / 87°10'W5.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Parke
12.51960-06-22339°32'N / 87°21'W00250K0Vigo
15.21967-10-24239°35'N / 87°27'W013K0Vigo
16.21988-10-17239°38'N / 87°30'W39°38'N / 87°28'W2.00 Miles200 Yards02250K0Vermillion
16.71990-06-02239°46'N / 87°31'W39°48'N / 87°23'W6.50 Miles150 Yards00250K0Vermillion
17.11990-06-02239°43'N / 87°31'W39°46'N / 87°27'W4.00 Miles100 Yards06250K0Vermillion
17.21973-05-27239°12'N / 87°18'W39°39'N / 86°50'W39.80 Miles50 Yards00250K0Sullivan
17.51992-11-22339°43'N / 86°54'W39°52'N / 86°54'W9.00 Miles867 Yards012.5M0Putnam
17.61988-10-17239°36'N / 87°31'W39°38'N / 87°30'W1.50 Miles200 Yards02250K0Vigo
18.21967-10-24239°28'N / 87°25'W003K0Vigo
18.61958-05-03239°34'N / 87°32'W39°36'N / 87°30'W1.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Vigo
19.81969-05-10239°34'N / 86°58'W39°38'N / 86°40'W16.50 Miles400 Yards07250K0Putnam
20.01990-06-02239°43'N / 87°35'W39°43'N / 87°31'W4.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Edgar
20.21956-04-03239°25'N / 86°58'W0025K0Tippecanoe
20.31963-04-22339°48'N / 87°32'W39°48'N / 87°30'W000K0Vermillion
21.91976-03-20239°39'N / 86°52'W39°47'N / 86°41'W13.20 Miles200 Yards0025K0Putnam
22.31992-11-22339°52'N / 86°54'W39°55'N / 86°53'W3.00 Miles867 Yards002.5M0Montgomery
22.51961-07-21239°31'N / 86°48'W1.00 Mile20 Yards0025K0Putnam
22.91958-05-03239°33'N / 87°39'W39°34'N / 87°32'W5.90 Miles33 Yards000K0Edgar
23.71990-06-02239°42'N / 87°43'W39°46'N / 87°31'W11.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Edgar
25.01986-05-15239°32'N / 87°42'W39°35'N / 87°34'W5.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Edgar
26.31990-06-02239°47'N / 86°44'W39°48'N / 86°42'W2.00 Miles50 Yards11250K0Putnam
27.01980-06-02340°05'N / 87°04'W39°55'N / 86°48'W18.10 Miles33 Yards1162.5M0Montgomery
28.41990-06-02239°48'N / 86°42'W39°49'N / 86°40'W1.50 Miles50 Yards05250K0Hendricks
30.51963-04-22339°48'N / 87°55'W39°48'N / 87°32'W20.20 Miles1600 Yards02025K0Edgar
30.71973-08-12239°54'N / 87°40'W000K0Vermilion
30.71954-06-26239°31'N / 86°38'W003K0Morgan
30.91966-12-08240°03'N / 86°54'W0025K0Montgomery
31.01969-09-05239°14'N / 87°22'W0025K0Sullivan
32.31990-06-02240°00'N / 86°54'W40°05'N / 86°46'W10.00 Miles100 Yards0122.5M0Montgomery
32.31995-05-13239°59'N / 86°54'W39°58'N / 86°34'W9.00 Miles250 Yards353.5M0Montgomery
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down near Ladoga Road and County Road 400S damaging a home. The tornado continued east near Linnsburg and New Ross destroying eight homes and damaging eight others. Two businesses were destroyed and an elementary school received major damage. The fatalities occurred in prefabricated homes of rural Montgomery County, just west and south of Linnsburg. The tornado exited the county near Interstate 74 and County Road 400S at 0008 EST. (M42P, F36P, M94P)
32.71958-06-13240°03'N / 86°50'W0025K0Montgomery
33.11973-05-27239°39'N / 86°50'W40°06'N / 86°25'W38.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Hendricks
33.31976-03-20239°47'N / 86°41'W39°54'N / 86°31'W11.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Hendricks
33.41965-04-11440°01'N / 86°52'W40°03'N / 86°42'W8.90 Miles667 Yards21325.0M0Montgomery
34.01992-07-30239°31'N / 86°39'W39°29'N / 86°30'W6.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Morgan
34.21976-06-24239°18'N / 86°44'W39°20'N / 86°42'W2.30 Miles100 Yards00250K0Owen
34.71961-08-19239°56'N / 86°38'W0025K0Boone
34.81980-06-02240°08'N / 87°24'W0025.0M0Fountain
37.21968-05-15239°37'N / 86°32'W39°37'N / 86°26'W5.20 Miles33 Yards05250K0Hendricks
39.21957-06-11239°06'N / 87°19'W0.20 Mile70 Yards0025K0Sullivan
40.31965-01-23239°49'N / 86°27'W003K0Hendricks
40.41992-11-22339°15'N / 86°39'W39°18'N / 86°34'W5.30 Miles867 Yards03250K0Monroe
40.41963-04-29339°02'N / 87°28'W39°07'N / 87°02'W23.90 Miles50 Yards00250K0Sullivan
40.51957-07-12240°04'N / 86°38'W0025K0Boone
40.71984-05-25239°33'N / 87°56'W0.10 Mile3 Yards00250K0Edgar
40.71990-06-02239°03'N / 87°07'W39°07'N / 86°54'W10.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Greene
41.31975-04-18239°11'N / 86°42'W39°13'N / 86°40'W1.90 Miles50 Yards01250K0Owen
41.51975-04-18239°13'N / 86°40'W39°14'N / 86°37'W2.70 Miles50 Yards01250K0Monroe
41.61953-04-09340°15'N / 87°31'W40°16'N / 86°42'W42.90 Miles750 Yards002.5M0Warren
41.61968-05-15239°37'N / 86°26'W39°37'N / 86°22'W3.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Morgan
41.71954-07-20239°43'N / 86°24'W0025K0Hendricks
41.72002-09-20339°14'N / 86°37'W39°20'N / 86°31'W10.50 Miles150 Yards0010.0M20KMonroe
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
42.21960-05-19240°16'N / 87°15'W0025K0Delaware
42.31992-11-22339°24'N / 86°31'W39°35'N / 86°19'W15.00 Miles867 Yards002.5M0Morgan
42.41988-10-17239°41'N / 86°23'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Hendricks
42.71956-02-25239°26'N / 86°26'W2.00 Miles60 Yards0325K0Morgan
42.91961-03-06239°53'N / 88°07'W39°55'N / 87°44'W20.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Champaign
43.92002-09-20339°22'N / 86°32'W39°35'N / 86°15'W20.00 Miles150 Yards02815.0M30KMorgan
 Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas.
44.41961-03-06240°08'N / 86°37'W0225K0Boone
44.71986-03-10339°22'N / 86°31'W39°35'N / 86°14'W15.00 Miles440 Yards092.5M0Morgan
45.31971-03-15240°06'N / 86°33'W0.10 Mile20 Yards0225K0Boone
46.01973-05-27239°10'N / 86°36'W30.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Monroe
46.01974-05-30239°05'N / 87°37'W003K0Crawford
46.51956-02-25240°03'N / 86°28'W1.00 Mile70 Yards0025K0Boone
46.51965-08-25240°03'N / 86°28'W0.80 Mile100 Yards00250K0Boone
46.81970-04-19239°08'N / 86°39'W39°10'N / 86°33'W5.60 Miles30 Yards06250K0Monroe
46.91961-07-21240°16'N / 87°37'W40°16'N / 87°32'W3.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Vermilion
47.01967-06-24240°16'N / 86°47'W003K0Tippecanoe
48.21976-03-20440°07'N / 87°57'W40°12'N / 87°41'W14.90 Miles800 Yards002.5M0Vermilion
48.31965-04-11440°03'N / 86°42'W40°09'N / 86°15'W24.70 Miles1667 Yards208025.0M0Boone
48.81953-04-09340°14'N / 87°53'W40°15'N / 87°31'W19.20 Miles150 Yards1525.0M0Vermilion
49.01962-03-11340°05'N / 86°29'W40°08'N / 86°27'W3.00 Miles10 Yards0025K0Boone
49.01978-06-25339°45'N / 86°16'W1.00 Mile100 Yards000K0Marion
49.31963-04-22339°48'N / 88°16'W39°48'N / 87°55'W18.40 Miles1600 Yards02025K0Douglas
49.41974-04-03240°15'N / 87°38'W40°21'N / 87°33'W7.80 Miles177 Yards0122.5M0Vermilion
49.41962-05-26239°32'N / 86°16'W0025K0Morgan
49.41974-04-03339°57'N / 88°04'W40°07'N / 87°53'W14.90 Miles350 Yards00250K0Champaign
49.71978-06-25340°17'N / 86°41'W40°11'N / 86°33'W9.40 Miles33 Yards000K0Clinton


* 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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