Buford, WY Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Buford is lower than Wyoming average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Buford is higher than Wyoming average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #115
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, #37
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, #49
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 1,078 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Buford, WY were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||26||Hail:||730||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||0|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||13|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||208||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||1||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
No volcano is found in or near Buford, WY.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Buford, WY.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Buford, WY.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 8 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Buford, WY.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|1.4||2008-05-22||2||41°00'N / 105°16'W||41°19'N / 105°34'W||25.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||1||300K||0K||Albany|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Tornado skipped along it's path north-northwest and moved across eastern and northeastern sections of Laramie, WY. Strong winds also overturned a tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 near Laramie and blew a boat off another trailer. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms moved generally north northwest over parts of far southeast Wyoming producing a few tornadoes as well as hail and some flooding. The most significant tornado tracked across southeastern Albany county into northern and eastern parts of the city of Laramie.|
|22.3||1960-04-23||3||41°02'N / 105°13'W||41°00'N / 104°53'W||17.20 Miles||33 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Laramie|
|35.5||1979-07-16||3||41°10'N / 104°49'W||41°04'N / 104°42'W||8.80 Miles||80 Yards||1||40||25.0M||0||Laramie|
|35.7||1990-06-09||2||40°46'N / 104°55'W||40°53'N / 104°54'W||20.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Weld|
|38.4||1990-06-09||2||40°43'N / 104°58'W||40°46'N / 104°55'W||3.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Larimer|
|43.3||1976-06-04||2||40°35'N / 105°05'W||0.50 Mile||300 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Larimer|
|43.3||1976-05-29||2||41°15'N / 104°37'W||0.20 Mile||40 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Laramie|
|44.0||1965-05-08||2||40°46'N / 104°46'W||1.00 Mile||17 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Weld|
* 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.