Cable, WI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Cable is about the same as Wisconsin average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Cable is much lower than Wisconsin average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #365
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
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, #849
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 912 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Cable, WI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||19||Hail:||287||Heat:||4||Heavy Snow:||121|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||4||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||4|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||386||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||1||Winter Storm:||23||Winter Weather:||0|
No volcano is found in or near Cable, WI.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Cable, WI.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Cable, WI.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 11 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Cable, WI.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|11.5||1968-06-30||2||46°18'N / 91°33'W||46°26'N / 91°00'W||27.60 Miles||300 Yards||0||2||250K||0||Bayfield|
|18.5||1968-06-30||2||46°15'N / 91°47'W||46°18'N / 91°33'W||11.40 Miles||300 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Douglas|
|29.9||1953-05-10||2||45°54'N / 92°02'W||46°15'N / 91°45'W||27.60 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Washburn|
|32.7||2010-07-27||2||46°13'N / 90°37'W||46°13'N / 90°36'W||1.00 Mile||650 Yards||0||0||0K||0K||Ashland|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: There was significant damage to trees near Dry Lake Road, with evidence suggesting EF2 tornado damage. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A major severe weather episode occurred across northwest Wisconsin, with thunderstorms producing tornadoes, high winds, and large hail. A significant squall line with embedded supercells moved into northwest Wisconsin from Minnesota, with one particular storm producing three tornadoes in Ashland and Iron Counties. The Turtle Flambeau Flowage area of Iron County was hit the worst, with several injuries at a campground, massive tree damage, and structural damage occurring. Another area of major damage occurred in the Drummond and Delta areas, as down burst winds caused structural damage and destroyed hundreds of trees.|
|38.4||1980-09-03||2||46°35'N / 91°53'W||46°41'N / 91°43'W||9.90 Miles||80 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Douglas|
|42.3||1961-08-14||2||46°00'N / 90°31'W||45°58'N / 90°25'W||4.50 Miles||400 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Ashland|
|42.7||2001-06-18||2||45°50'N / 92°03'W||45°50'N / 91°58'W||4.00 Miles||880 Yards||0||0||0||0||Washburn|
|Brief Description: The tornado, which began near Grantsburg in Burnett County, entered Washburn County at 851 pm local daylight time, 7 miles west of Spooner, and traveled to a point about 3 miles west of Spooner, dissipating around 900 pm. The tornado was in the dissipating stage as it entered Washburn County, but the tree and structural damage that was reported was still classified as F-2. Several homes had windows blown in, roofs torn off, or were damaged by falling trees.|
|42.8||1958-06-04||2||45°35'N / 91°06'W||45°40'N / 90°50'W||13.80 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Rusk|
|44.6||1965-05-07||2||45°44'N / 91°56'W||1.00 Mile||150 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Washburn|
|46.6||1957-07-04||2||45°36'N / 91°46'W||45°36'N / 91°42'W||1.30 Miles||150 Yards||0||4||250K||0||Barron|
|48.6||1953-05-10||2||45°39'N / 92°10'W||45°54'N / 92°02'W||18.20 Miles||100 Yards||1||9||2.5M||0||Burnett|
* 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.