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

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

Earthquake Index, #43

Burnside, LA
0.07
Louisiana
0.03
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

Burnside, LA
0.0000
Louisiana
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, #394

Burnside, LA
197.93
Louisiana
235.86
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 1,596 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Burnside, LA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:3Dense Fog:1Drought:10
Dust Storm:0Flood:125Hail:276Heat:4Heavy Snow:2
High Surf:0Hurricane:7Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:958Tropical Storm:6Wildfire:0Winter Storm:2Winter Weather:0
Other:197 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Burnside, LA.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Burnside, LA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 62 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Burnside, LA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
5.31950-03-19230°06'N / 91°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Ascension
5.31965-01-22230°06'N / 91°00'W1.00 Mile267 Yards00250K0Ascension
5.31976-01-25230°06'N / 91°00'W1.10 Miles33 Yards072.5M0Ascension
9.21969-04-12330°12'N / 90°54'W30°17'N / 90°45'W10.70 Miles100 Yards01250K0Ascension
13.71982-01-30229°59'N / 91°04'W3.00 Miles10 Yards0125K0Assumption
14.61974-01-19229°57'N / 91°02'W0.30 Mile27 Yards003K0Assumption
15.01957-10-23229°56'N / 91°06'W29°56'N / 90°55'W11.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Assumption
17.91967-05-01230°05'N / 91°13'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0125K0Iberville
18.61964-10-03229°55'N / 91°06'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Assumption
18.91987-02-15229°58'N / 91°12'W30°00'N / 91°10'W3.00 Miles173 Yards04250K0Assumption
19.01969-12-25330°08'N / 91°21'W30°11'N / 91°08'W13.50 Miles50 Yards0125K0Iberville
19.51977-04-20230°25'N / 90°59'W0.20 Mile67 Yards01250K0East Baton Rouge
19.91965-06-27230°21'N / 91°09'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0East Baton Rouge
22.11973-09-12229°50'N / 91°05'W29°50'N / 90°59'W6.20 Miles50 Yards03250K0Assumption
22.41975-05-08230°25'N / 91°11'W30°24'N / 91°05'W6.20 Miles50 Yards000K0East Baton Rouge
23.51992-08-25330°04'N / 90°27'W30°07'N / 90°37'W9.00 Miles150 Yards23225.0M0St. John The Baptist
23.61961-11-22230°05'N / 90°32'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0325K0St. John The Baptist
23.91960-02-03229°48'N / 90°48'W29°50'N / 90°45'W4.30 Miles100 Yards08250K0Lafourche
25.01983-01-31230°23'N / 91°14'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0West Baton Rouge
25.51972-05-12230°08'N / 91°21'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Iberville
26.11971-09-16330°27'N / 91°02'W30°33'N / 91°04'W7.30 Miles83 Yards032.5M0East Baton Rouge
26.41958-11-14230°28'N / 91°09'W2.00 Miles17 Yards0025K0East Baton Rouge
26.71973-04-26330°30'N / 91°05'W0.30 Mile70 Yards0025K0East Baton Rouge
27.61983-12-06430°04'N / 90°31'W30°05'N / 90°25'W7.00 Miles200 Yards02525.0M0St. John The Baptist
30.21953-02-06330°29'N / 90°42'W30°30'N / 90°33'W9.10 Miles400 Yards2212.5M0Livingston
30.21989-06-08230°31'N / 91°11'W30°33'N / 91°06'W6.00 Miles60 Yards0582.5M0East Baton Rouge
30.51980-04-13229°57'N / 90°29'W29°58'N / 90°26'W3.60 Miles33 Yards02250K0St. Charles
30.91973-12-04230°28'N / 91°10'W30°42'N / 90°34'W39.10 Miles80 Yards002.5M0East Baton Rouge
31.41989-06-08230°31'N / 91°15'W30°31'N / 91°11'W3.50 Miles60 Yards022.5M0West Baton Rouge
32.31989-06-08230°23'N / 91°24'W30°26'N / 91°20'W5.00 Miles77 Yards002.5M0West Baton Rouge
32.81977-11-29230°30'N / 90°34'W1.00 Mile50 Yards02250K0Livingston
34.51961-09-10229°42'N / 91°12'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01625K0St. Mary
34.71989-06-08230°21'N / 91°29'W30°23'N / 91°24'W5.00 Miles77 Yards2302.5M0Iberville
35.01977-09-05230°25'N / 90°26'W1.70 Miles70 Yards012.5M0Tangipahoa
35.41989-06-08230°38'N / 90°54'W30°40'N / 90°51'W2.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Livingston
35.71989-06-08230°40'N / 90°51'W30°38'N / 90°50'W1.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0St. Helena
36.31953-02-06330°30'N / 90°33'W30°32'N / 90°27'W6.50 Miles400 Yards002.5M0Tangipahoa
36.61961-11-13230°36'N / 91°10'W30°39'N / 91°10'W3.40 Miles50 Yards01250K0East Baton Rouge
37.71970-03-17329°42'N / 91°18'W1.00 Mile50 Yards02250K0St. Mary
37.91992-02-15230°35'N / 90°33'W0.80 Mile527 Yards0102.5M0Tangipahoa
38.61972-02-29330°32'N / 91°23'W1.00 Mile200 Yards03250K0West Baton Rouge
39.22000-03-15229°36'N / 90°43'W29°36'N / 90°43'W3.00 Miles40 Yards03610.0M0Terrebonne
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in the southeast portion of Houma and moved in a northwest direction to just north of downtown. The tornado moved through both residential and commercial areas of Houma. The damage path was fairly narrow and much of the damage was classified as F1 scale on the Fujita damage scale. However there were areas of F2 tornado damage, particularily in one area where several commercial retail stores had portions of their roofs torn off. Emergency management reported approximately 212 structures received some type of damage, ranging from minor to severe. About 50 of these structures had monetary damage of 50 percent or more of their value. 36 injuries were reported. Only one injury required overnight hospitalization. National Weather Service meteorologist conducted a damage survey of the area.
39.41966-01-28329°55'N / 90°19'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0St. Charles
39.51984-10-14330°39'N / 91°09'W30°43'N / 91°06'W5.00 Miles150 Yards03250K0East Baton Rouge
40.91974-10-29230°02'N / 90°15'W0.20 Mile20 Yards00250K0Jefferson
41.91972-03-16230°02'N / 90°14'W0.50 Mile67 Yards02250K0Jefferson
42.01971-09-16230°28'N / 90°20'W30°31'N / 90°22'W4.10 Miles150 Yards00250K0Tangipahoa
42.71952-04-04229°52'N / 91°37'W29°56'N / 91°33'W6.40 Miles20 Yards032.5M0St. Mary
43.01971-09-16229°46'N / 91°30'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0St. Mary
43.51975-05-08230°45'N / 90°45'W000K0St. Helena
45.31971-09-19230°41'N / 90°30'W0.20 Mile50 Yards003K0Tangipahoa
45.41973-12-04230°42'N / 90°34'W30°43'N / 90°31'W3.60 Miles80 Yards032.5M0Tangipahoa
45.91984-10-14330°43'N / 91°06'W30°52'N / 91°02'W11.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0East Feliciana
46.21961-11-22229°27'N / 90°36'W29°38'N / 90°33'W13.10 Miles33 Yards003K0Terrebonne
46.41971-03-10229°59'N / 90°13'W30°00'N / 90°07'W6.20 Miles300 Yards172.5M0Jefferson
46.91995-12-17230°33'N / 91°33'W0.20 Mile20 Yards01200K0Pointe Coupee
 Brief Description: Fifteen mobile homes were destroyed, four sustained major damage and two minor damage. A child was injured when struck by a Christmas tree. A National Weather Service official surveyed the damage area.
47.11964-10-03229°56'N / 90°13'W29°58'N / 90°07'W6.50 Miles83 Yards032.5M0Jefferson
48.21957-03-21329°30'N / 90°36'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0225K0Terrebonne
49.22006-11-15230°45'N / 90°32'W30°45'N / 90°28'W3.00 Miles100 Yards10250K0KSt. Helena
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down near the intersection of Louisiana Highways 441 and 1046 and moved northeast to Tangipahoa Parish line west of Arcola. One fatality occurred near the initial touchdown when the tornado struck a small frame house and close-by travel trailer. Both house and travel trailer next to the house were destroyed with debris piled about 25 yards to the northeast. A 43 year-old male in the travel trailer was fataly injured. The tornado continued northeast with damage primarily to trees, powerlines and house roofs. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms developed in the vicinity of a warm front that moved north across southeast Louisiana during the afternoon and evening of the 14th and in advance and along a cold front that moved through the area during the morning of the 15th.
49.61971-03-10230°00'N / 90°07'W30°00'N / 90°06'W1.30 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Orleans
49.82007-02-13229°54'N / 90°09'W29°58'N / 90°06'W6.00 Miles50 Yards0152.0M0KOrleans
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado crossed the Mississippi River form Jefferson Parish and moved on a northerly course through portions of the Uptown and Carrollton areas with continuous damage noted. The damage path became isolated as the tornado appeared to turn more northeast with damage to a warehouse noted in the Mid City area. Significant damage was observed to houses and commercial structures. The roofs and portions of roofs were removed from a number of houses. The collapse of some exterior walls was also noted. The damage observed indicated an intensity in the mid to upper range of an EF 2 tornado on the Enhanced Fujita Scale with winds estimated to be in the 125-130 mph range. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Isolated supercell thunderstorms developed in the early morning hours over sections of southeast Louisiana well in advance of a squall line associated with a strong upper air storm system and cold front moving through the lower Mississippi Valley. These rogue rotating supercell storms produced tornadoes as well as large hail and isolated wind damage. A tornado in Jefferson Parish destroyed 23 houses and damaged 231 others. Tornadoes in Orleans Parish destroyed 32 houses and damaged 295 others.
49.91964-10-03429°36'N / 90°22'W1.50 Miles67 Yards221652.5M0Lafourche


* 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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