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Burns, OR Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #452

Burns, OR
0.01
Oregon
0.62
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, #260

Burns, OR
0.0122
Oregon
0.0291
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, #260

Burns, OR
3.33
Oregon
8.38
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 25 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Burns, OR were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:4Hail:7Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:1
Thunderstorm Winds:12Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:1 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 6 volcanoes are found in or near Burns, OR.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
37.2Diamond CratersUS-Oregon, United States43.1-118.751435Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
75.3Saddle ButteUS-Oregon, United States43-117.81700Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
82.1Four Craters Lava FieldUS-Oregon, United States43.361-120.6691501Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
85.1Squaw Ridge FieldUS-Oregon, United States43.472-120.7541711Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
90.2Devils GardenUS-Oregon, United States43.512-120.8611698Volcanic fieldHoloceneUnknown
91.0Jordan CratersUS-Oregon, United States43.03-117.421473Volcanic fieldHoloceneUndated, but probable Holocene eruption

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Burns, OR.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Burns, OR.

Historical Tornado Events

No historical tornado events that had recorded magnitudes of 2 or above found in or near Burns, OR.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Burns, OR.


* 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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