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Central Gardens, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1032

Central Gardens, TX
0.01
Texas
0.04
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 Gardens, TX
0.0000
Texas
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, #544

Central Gardens, TX
258.93
Texas
208.58
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 1,648 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Central Gardens, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:3Dense Fog:0Drought:17
Dust Storm:0Flood:187Hail:451Heat:11Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:12Ice Storm:3Landslide:0Strong Wind:5
Thunderstorm Winds:838Tropical Storm:15Wildfire:2Winter Storm:4Winter Weather:9
Other:90 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Central Gardens, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Central Gardens, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
41.61983-10-163.8530.24-93.39

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 61 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Central Gardens, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.11983-05-20229°57'N / 94°02'W29°58'N / 94°00'W3.00 Miles167 Yards192.5M0Jefferson
2.41980-09-06229°59'N / 93°59'W0.10 Mile200 Yards0025K0Jefferson
5.11957-03-17229°57'N / 93°57'W0.90 Mile100 Yards003K0Jefferson
6.11972-05-12229°55'N / 94°15'W29°55'N / 93°55'W19.90 Miles30 Yards02250K0Jefferson
6.21956-11-05229°54'N / 94°00'W0.20 Mile17 Yards003K0Jefferson
6.21957-11-07329°54'N / 94°00'W1.50 Miles33 Yards01250K0Jefferson
7.11974-10-28230°04'N / 94°06'W000K0Jefferson
7.11957-11-07329°57'N / 93°56'W29°58'N / 93°53'W3.60 Miles200 Yards2592.5M0Jefferson
7.81968-02-01229°56'N / 93°55'W29°56'N / 93°54'W1.30 Miles20 Yards0025K0Jefferson
8.11959-07-02229°54'N / 93°56'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Jefferson
9.01967-07-13230°06'N / 94°06'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Jefferson
9.11956-02-14229°59'N / 93°57'W30°13'N / 93°56'W16.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jefferson
9.81974-10-28230°03'N / 94°06'W30°10'N / 94°07'W8.30 Miles50 Yards03250K0Jefferson
9.81974-10-28229°51'N / 93°59'W0225K0Jefferson
9.91970-10-11329°55'N / 93°53'W29°58'N / 93°51'W4.30 Miles100 Yards0192.5M0Jefferson
10.11972-11-13229°51'N / 93°58'W2.30 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Jefferson
11.61983-01-31330°05'N / 94°11'W1.00 Mile40 Yards012.5M0Jefferson
11.91970-10-11229°47'N / 93°58'W29°52'N / 93°57'W6.10 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Jefferson
12.81979-10-22230°04'N / 94°13'W1.00 Mile50 Yards002.5M0Jefferson
13.01981-04-23230°02'N / 94°20'W30°05'N / 94°07'W13.40 Miles50 Yards02250K0Jefferson
13.21957-11-07430°06'N / 93°44'W29°58'N / 93°53'W12.90 Miles200 Yards1812.5M0Orange
16.51973-05-26229°57'N / 94°18'W29°52'N / 94°16'W6.20 Miles167 Yards03250K0Jefferson
16.71952-02-01230°05'N / 93°46'W1.00 Mile67 Yards0025K0Orange
17.71974-10-28230°10'N / 94°07'W30°17'N / 94°09'W8.40 Miles50 Yards00250K0Hardin
21.11969-03-23329°48'N / 94°18'W0.50 Mile67 Yards0125K0Jefferson
21.11970-02-01229°48'N / 94°18'W0.10 Mile40 Yards0225K0Jefferson
22.01964-08-05229°42'N / 93°52'W0.20 Mile33 Yards06250K0Jefferson
24.11999-01-01229°58'N / 94°25'W30°02'N / 94°26'W4.00 Miles100 Yards00175K0Liberty
 Brief Description: The tornado appeared to have formed just on the other side of a canal in the Dunning's Farm area. At this point three large houses were completely destroyed with widespread tree damage. The tornado moved NE and dragged heavy farm tractors (approximately 50000 lbs) over 10 to 15 feet. The tornado moved across a wide open field and crossed into Jefferson county.
24.21999-01-01330°00'N / 94°27'W30°03'N / 94°24'W5.50 Miles400 Yards05500K0Jefferson
 Brief Description: A strong tornado that developed in Liberty County moved into western Jefferson County, destroying several rice dryers, two mobile homes, and a brick house. Five people were injured in the mobile homes and brick house. Two people received broken necks and other injuries after they were ejected from one of the mobile homes. A fiberglass tub from the destroyed brick home was found one mile away. Cancelled checks and other paperwork were found seven miles away in southern Hardin County. This tornado was strongest southwest of Nome, and was weakening as it passed through the small community of Nome. At least 20 homes received minor damage such as shingles blown off, and many trees were blown down.
24.61973-04-17330°10'N / 93°40'W0.50 Mile10 Yards0125K0Calcasieu
24.71964-03-19230°08'N / 94°24'W0.20 Mile17 Yards00250K0Hardin
25.21994-11-05230°09'N / 94°24'W2.00 Miles700 Yards013K0Hardin
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down 1.5 miles NNW of Sour Lake and moved toward the northeast for 2 miles, crossing State Highway 326 in the process. It tracked across open fields and the only damage was to trees and fencing along the path. The tornado path averaged around 50 yards wide, increasing to nearly 0.5 miles wide at one point. The tornado was viewed by several hunters, one of whom was slightly injured when she was blown out of her stand as it passed nearby.
25.41981-06-05229°46'N / 93°41'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Cameron
25.71970-01-10230°10'N / 94°24'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Hardin
27.31974-10-28329°38'N / 94°22'W29°45'N / 94°17'W9.60 Miles67 Yards100K0Chambers
28.41999-01-02230°21'N / 93°58'W30°26'N / 93°54'W8.00 Miles800 Yards1101.3M0Jasper
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado moved across southern Jasper County. At least 15 homes were destroyed, 20 received major damage, and 10 received minor damage. The worst hit area was Callier Loop, south of Buna. The fatality occurred here. A tied down mobile home rolled over at least five times, ejecting a man 100 yards and a woman 500 yards. The man received a broken back and other serious injuries, while the woman died a few days later from a broken neck, back, and internal injuries. Debris from this home was spread over a mile across the fields. Brick walls were cracked in permanent homes, pickup trucks were lifted in the air and pushed 20 feet from where they originally were parked, and any mobile home situated lengthwise north to south was rolled over and destroyed. There were several stories of people being ejected from their mobile homes, and walking away with minor injuries. This tornado moved into Newton County. Total path length for both Jasper and Newton Counties is 12.5 miles. F55MH
29.11983-05-20329°45'N / 93°36'W29°50'N / 93°35'W5.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Cameron
32.81974-10-28229°31'N / 94°29'W29°47'N / 94°20'W20.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Chambers
33.01965-01-22229°35'N / 94°19'W0.10 Mile67 Yards003K0Shelby
35.71979-10-22229°46'N / 93°29'W1.00 Mile550 Yards062.5M0Cameron
36.32004-11-23230°29'N / 94°10'W30°31'N / 94°09'W3.00 Miles600 Yards10500K0Hardin
 Brief Description: A second tornado touched down in northeastern Hardin County, was was witnessed by many people. Residents could see both tornadoes on the ground for a brief time. One elderly woman was killed when several large trees fell on the mobile home she was in. Between 10 and 20 homes were damaged or destroyed, mainly near Highway 92 near the Hardin-Tyler county line. F77MH
38.32004-11-23230°31'N / 94°04'W30°34'N / 94°01'W8.00 Miles300 Yards00250K1.0MJasper
 Brief Description: As the tornado moved into rural sections of Jasper County, it snapped numerous trees, causing a large loss to the timber industry. Several homes were destroyed, but no one was injured.
39.41982-05-13330°30'N / 94°03'W30°37'N / 93°57'W8.50 Miles150 Yards11250K0Jasper
40.01999-03-02230°23'N / 93°32'W30°20'N / 93°29'W4.00 Miles75 Yards0075K0Calcasieu
 Brief Description: A strong tornado moved into rural Calcasieu Parish between DeQuincy and Starks, tearing up trees in its path. At least one home was destroyed 12 miles northwest of Sulphur.
40.11974-10-28229°46'N / 93°28'W29°49'N / 93°19'W9.70 Miles50 Yards0025K0Cameron
41.11957-04-27230°10'N / 93°22'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0025K0Calcasieu
41.31974-05-31230°12'N / 93°24'W30°16'N / 93°23'W5.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Calcasieu
41.81983-12-10230°30'N / 94°33'W30°34'N / 94°06'W26.00 Miles700 Yards042.5M0Tyler
42.71979-10-22230°14'N / 93°22'W1.00 Mile500 Yards0112.5M0Calcasieu
42.91969-05-27329°47'N / 94°42'W1.50 Miles67 Yards3025K0Chambers
43.61982-05-13230°35'N / 94°00'W30°39'N / 93°55'W6.50 Miles60 Yards00250K0Jasper
43.71984-05-20329°48'N / 93°21'W29°48'N / 93°18'W3.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Cameron
43.91961-09-12330°09'N / 94°44'W0.50 Mile17 Yards000K0Liberty
44.31973-05-26230°07'N / 94°52'W30°01'N / 94°39'W14.70 Miles33 Yards04250K0Liberty
46.31999-01-29230°37'N / 94°11'W30°41'N / 94°06'W6.00 Miles400 Yards0020K0Tyler
 Brief Description: A strong tornado moved across rural sections of eastern Tyler County, tearing up a large swath of trees and damaging a few out buildings. Some trees were as wide as 15 feet across and 100 feet tall. This tornado moved into rural sections of Jasper County.
46.81959-06-03230°27'N / 93°27'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Calcasieu
47.62004-11-23230°39'N / 94°00'W30°42'N / 93°55'W6.00 Miles500 Yards00250K1.0MJasper
 Brief Description: A second tornado formed near Kirbyville, narrowly missing downtown, but it did hit the community of Bon Ami. Around 10 to 15 homes were damaged or destroyed, and another large hit to the timber industry occurred with many trees blown down. This tornado crosses into Newton County.
47.61967-10-30230°40'N / 93°53'W1.00 Mile33 Yards000K0Jasper
47.81961-04-09230°40'N / 93°52'W0.80 Mile17 Yards0025K0Newton
48.11954-04-15230°40'N / 93°51'W30°40'N / 93°50'W1.30 Miles200 Yards003K0Newton
49.61970-10-11229°54'N / 93°12'W1.00 Mile200 Yards12250K0Cameron


* 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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