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Central Falls, RI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Central Falls is lower than Rhode Island average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Central Falls is higher than Rhode Island average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #50

Central Falls, RI
0.35
Rhode Island
0.70
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

Central Falls, RI
0.0000
Rhode Island
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, #24

Central Falls, RI
64.23
Rhode Island
49.34
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 2,809 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Central Falls, RI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:8Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:387Hail:533Heat:9Heavy Snow:67
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:142
Thunderstorm Winds:1,085Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:24Winter Weather:0
Other:548 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Central Falls, RI.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Central Falls, RI.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Central Falls, RI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 22 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Central Falls, RI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.21986-08-07241°46'N / 71°27'W41°49'N / 71°26'W4.00 Miles1000 Yards0202.5M0Providence
12.91953-06-09342°06'N / 71°29'W42°03'N / 71°14'W13.10 Miles667 Yards0152.5M0Norfolk
14.31953-06-09342°03'N / 71°14'W42°03'N / 71°12'W012.5M0Bristol
20.61953-06-09342°10'N / 71°46'W42°06'N / 71°29'W14.90 Miles667 Yards012.5M0Worcester
22.41956-11-21242°10'N / 71°10'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Norfolk
25.91967-11-18241°58'N / 70°54'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Plymouth
31.51962-10-12242°08'N / 71°58'W42°05'N / 71°54'W4.10 Miles133 Yards0025K0Worcester
32.41970-08-28241°36'N / 70°54'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Bristol
35.11966-08-31242°18'N / 71°48'W1.00 Mile67 Yards000K0Worcester
36.81963-05-20242°24'N / 71°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards003K0Worcester
38.51956-11-21242°24'N / 71°42'W0.10 Mile17 Yards002.5M0Worcester
38.51963-05-20242°24'N / 71°42'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Worcester
41.11953-06-09442°28'N / 72°10'W42°18'N / 71°31'W34.90 Miles900 Yards901228250.0M0Worcester
42.41958-07-11242°30'N / 71°18'W1.50 Miles17 Yards00250K0Middlesex
44.11951-08-20241°52'N / 72°15'W0025K0Tolland
44.11979-08-10242°19'N / 72°08'W42°19'N / 71°56'W9.70 Miles30 Yards222.5M0Worcester
44.71970-10-03342°20'N / 72°10'W42°33'N / 71°32'W35.40 Miles60 Yards00250K0Worcester
46.61958-09-07241°54'N / 72°18'W1.30 Miles100 Yards02250K0Tolland
46.61970-10-03342°33'N / 71°32'W42°34'N / 71°31'W10250K0Middlesex
48.01957-07-05242°32'N / 71°45'W0.50 Mile20 Yards003K0Worcester
48.81958-08-25242°32'N / 71°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Middlesex
49.71963-05-20242°18'N / 72°12'W42°21'N / 72°08'W3.80 Miles17 Yards0025K0Worcester


* 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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