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The chance of earthquake damage in Buckhead Ridge is about the same as Florida average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Buckhead Ridge is much lower than Florida average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #815

Buckhead Ridge, FL
0.00
Florida
0.01
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

Buckhead Ridge, FL
0.0000
Florida
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, #986

Buckhead Ridge, FL
84.52
Florida
185.89
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 674 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Buckhead Ridge, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:5Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:46Hail:218Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:1Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:4
Thunderstorm Winds:287Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:8Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:104 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Buckhead Ridge, FL.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Buckhead Ridge, FL.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Buckhead Ridge, FL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 21 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Buckhead Ridge, FL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
12.31983-03-21227°15'N / 80°50'W27°19'N / 80°44'W5.00 Miles50 Yards042.5M0Okeechobee
13.51969-11-14227°18'N / 80°48'W27°18'N / 80°45'W3.80 Miles33 Yards0225K0Okeechobee
19.61982-09-26227°23'N / 81°02'W4.00 Miles60 Yards17250K0Okeechobee
24.61958-10-19326°49'N / 80°40'W26°57'N / 80°32'W12.40 Miles440 Yards124250K0Palm Beach
26.11958-10-19326°57'N / 80°32'W27°02'N / 80°27'W7.80 Miles440 Yards00250K0Martin
31.11971-06-18227°13'N / 81°23'W1.00 Mile20 Yards0025K0Highlands
35.81958-04-15327°30'N / 80°34'W27°27'N / 80°20'W14.80 Miles33 Yards020250K0St. Lucie
36.31982-06-17227°25'N / 81°23'W1.00 Mile200 Yards090K0Highlands
38.41983-02-02227°27'N / 81°24'W1.00 Mile40 Yards16250K0Highlands
39.21954-09-18327°25'N / 80°20'W2225K0St. Lucie
40.91983-02-02227°15'N / 80°14'W2.00 Miles50 Yards01250K0Martin
42.11982-06-17226°47'N / 81°29'W26°50'N / 81°27'W4.00 Miles17 Yards03250K0Glades
42.21973-02-09227°08'N / 80°12'W2.00 Miles30 Yards01250K0Martin
42.21970-01-15227°27'N / 80°18'W023K0St. Lucie
42.81967-08-01227°28'N / 80°18'W0025K0St. Lucie
45.61982-06-17226°43'N / 81°30'W26°47'N / 81°29'W4.00 Miles17 Yards11250K0Hendry
47.12004-08-13226°09'N / 80°56'W26°45'N / 80°56'W42.00 Miles100 Yards0050K0Hendry
 Brief Description: A long-track supercell tornado, associated with a rainband of Hurricane Charley, moved across the open Everglades before striking a building in Clewiston.
47.21959-06-17226°55'N / 80°11'W27°01'N / 80°06'W8.70 Miles150 Yards00250K0Palm Beach
47.61970-02-03227°46'N / 80°35'W0025K0Indian River
47.61964-10-14227°03'N / 80°07'W003K0Martin
49.71968-11-09226°27'N / 81°16'W26°30'N / 81°10'W7.20 Miles100 Yards0025K0Hendry


* 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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