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

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

Earthquake Index, #381

Chadwick, IL
0.22
Illinois
0.24
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

Chadwick, IL
0.0000
Illinois
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, #1467

Chadwick, IL
141.46
Illinois
220.15
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 4,091 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Chadwick, IL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:10Cold:57Dense Fog:18Drought:31
Dust Storm:0Flood:365Hail:926Heat:26Heavy Snow:64
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:31Landslide:0Strong Wind:64
Thunderstorm Winds:1,921Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:5Winter Storm:151Winter Weather:69
Other:353 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Chadwick, IL.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
37.91972-09-153.7541.59-89.42

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 55 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Chadwick, IL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
7.21967-01-24342°03'N / 90°02'W42°08'N / 89°56'W7.40 Miles77 Yards012250K0Carroll
9.71959-09-26241°57'N / 90°06'W41°59'N / 90°02'W3.30 Miles40 Yards0025K0Carroll
11.01955-04-18242°10'N / 89°55'W42°10'N / 89°44'W9.00 Miles77 Yards000K0Carroll
15.91966-03-21241°48'N / 90°00'W0025K0Whiteside
17.21972-04-06242°03'N / 89°36'W41°54'N / 89°31'W10.90 Miles50 Yards13250K0Ogle
17.91979-08-05342°01'N / 89°35'W41°57'N / 89°30'W5.70 Miles67 Yards002.5M0Ogle
19.21974-06-20341°59'N / 90°16'W41°50'N / 90°12'W10.60 Miles200 Yards1202.5M0Clinton
20.61981-03-29441°41'N / 89°57'W41°45'N / 89°53'W5.10 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Whiteside
23.11962-05-07241°48'N / 89°39'W41°43'N / 89°33'W7.20 Miles10 Yards000K0Whiteside
23.11962-05-07241°48'N / 89°39'W41°43'N / 89°33'W7.20 Miles10 Yards000K0Whiteside
23.31967-01-24241°57'N / 90°20'W00250K0Clinton
23.71990-03-13341°46'N / 90°13'W41°46'N / 90°12'W3.00 Miles250 Yards002.5M0Whiteside
24.81956-08-30241°48'N / 89°30'W003K0Lee
26.61967-01-24241°52'N / 90°22'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0025K0Clinton
28.51972-04-06241°54'N / 89°31'W41°43'N / 89°18'W16.60 Miles50 Yards06250K0Lee
29.11967-06-11242°24'N / 90°06'W42°26'N / 90°01'W4.30 Miles500 Yards00250K0Jo Daviess
29.91990-03-13341°37'N / 90°20'W41°46'N / 90°13'W12.00 Miles250 Yards012.5M0Rock Island
30.32007-06-01242°12'N / 90°25'W42°15'N / 90°24'W3.00 Miles350 Yards003.3M0KJackson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down about 3.5 miles south of Bellevue, IA. It moved north to county road Z15 and then northeast crossing the Mississippi River just south of Lock and Dam 12 into Jo Daviess County Illinois. Along the path, damage consisted of snapped and uprooted trees, farm out buildings, and roofs. The most significant damage occurred near the junction of county highway Z15 and 407th Avenue. A mobile home was rolled over and destroyed. The residents of the mobile home had taken shelter in the farm house about 100 feet away. The farm house only had damaged gutters. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A line of thunderstorms pivoted northeast into parts of southeast Iowa during the mid-morning hours of June 1st. Much of the area was just breaking out of a blanket of dense fog where visibilities dropped to less than a quarter mile. Dew point temperatures were in the middle 60s to around 70 degrees. The line of storms appeared to become more broken through the late morning hours, while the area from Iowa City to Waterloo appeared to stratify out into a large area of showers. Just before 12:00 pm CDT, rapid intensification of storm cells on the southeast end of the original line occurred as it moved into northern portions of Louisa County. A tornado touched down just south of Grandview, IA and moved northeast through Fruitland, IA and on to the southwest parts of Muscatine, IA. The tornado then lifted and as the storm cell continued to move northeast across Muscatine County. The super-cell re-intensified as it entered the southeast part of Cedar County just before 1 pm producing a brief tornado near Wilton, IA. The storm then moved across northwest parts of Scott County and Clinton County producing damaging wind gusts and large hail. The super-cell continued northeast into Jackson County producing a tornado near Bellevue around 2:30 pm, which moved across the Mississippi River into Jo Daviess County before lifting. The storm produced yet another tornado just south of Scales Mound, IL around 3:15 pm before moving into southwest Wisconsin and dissipating. During the early afternoon hours, additional storms strengthened on the south end of the original line of storms, which went on to produce wind damage and large hail as they moved through northwest Illinois through the late afternoon hours.
32.01959-08-26241°36'N / 90°17'W41°41'N / 90°14'W5.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Rock Island
32.61979-08-17242°16'N / 89°21'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00250K0Winnebago
33.11988-05-08341°46'N / 90°45'W41°52'N / 90°12'W30.00 Miles150 Yards0025.0M0Clinton
33.21967-04-21241°32'N / 89°58'W41°32'N / 89°52'W4.50 Miles300 Yards0025K0Henry
35.41990-03-13341°36'N / 90°17'W41°37'N / 90°20'W0.50 Mile73 Yards00250K0Scott
35.81960-11-15242°16'N / 90°30'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Jackson
35.91967-04-21241°37'N / 89°29'W41°38'N / 89°22'W5.60 Miles77 Yards0025K0Lee
37.01955-04-19242°16'N / 90°41'W42°16'N / 90°22'W15.90 Miles50 Yards003K0Jackson
40.81967-04-21241°26'N / 90°24'W41°29'N / 89°55'W25.10 Miles300 Yards00250K0Henry
41.31975-11-09242°03'N / 90°43'W42°04'N / 90°40'W1.30 Miles200 Yards02250K0Jackson
41.31956-04-26241°29'N / 90°22'W41°29'N / 90°09'W10.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Henry
41.51995-07-27241°56'N / 90°45'W41°49'N / 90°36'W10.50 Miles70 Yards00200K150KClinton
41.91970-09-09242°24'N / 90°30'W42°30'N / 90°25'W7.70 Miles70 Yards000K0Jo Daviess
41.91970-09-09242°30'N / 90°25'W42°32'N / 90°17'W6.60 Miles200 Yards0025K0Lafayette
42.51979-06-09242°36'N / 89°38'W2.50 Miles50 Yards05250K0Green
43.41962-05-28241°25'N / 90°09'W00250K0Henry
43.71974-05-13341°37'N / 90°36'W41°40'N / 90°33'W3.60 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Scott
43.71967-04-16342°31'N / 89°56'W42°45'N / 89°29'W27.80 Miles500 Yards002.5M0Lafayette
44.01969-06-29242°36'N / 90°14'W42°39'N / 90°02'W10.40 Miles200 Yards00250K0Lafayette
44.11991-03-27242°19'N / 90°39'W42°20'N / 90°38'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Jackson
44.41969-06-12242°37'N / 89°35'W0.30 Mile50 Yards00250K0Green
44.81991-03-27242°17'N / 90°42'W42°19'N / 90°39'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01250K0Dubuque
45.11967-01-24241°37'N / 90°35'W2.00 Miles250 Yards00250K0Scott
45.21988-05-08342°35'N / 90°14'W42°43'N / 89°58'W16.00 Miles123 Yards00250K0Lafayette
45.41973-04-21241°26'N / 90°25'W41°29'N / 90°18'W6.40 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Henry
45.51974-04-21241°22'N / 90°03'W2.00 Miles50 Yards003K0Henry
46.91975-11-09241°54'N / 90°53'W42°02'N / 90°43'W12.30 Miles200 Yards02250K0Clinton
47.21991-03-22241°53'N / 90°51'W41°58'N / 90°45'W7.00 Miles60 Yards002.5M0Clinton
47.51966-04-19341°30'N / 90°30'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Scott
47.71958-08-30242°19'N / 89°03'W0025K0Winnebago
47.91967-01-24241°47'N / 90°46'W2.00 Miles143 Yards0025K0Scott
48.41995-07-27241°45'N / 90°47'W41°43'N / 90°43'W5.50 Miles60 Yards0010K70KScott
48.51988-05-08341°45'N / 90°47'W41°46'N / 90°45'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025.0M0Scott
48.51963-09-02242°43'N / 89°59'W42°43'N / 89°47'W9.90 Miles100 Yards000K0Lafayette
48.91962-05-07341°40'N / 90°43'W10.00 Miles300 Yards00250K0Scott
49.11966-05-23241°41'N / 90°44'W2.00 Miles250 Yards0025K0Scott
49.31958-10-08242°25'N / 89°28'W42°25'N / 88°43'W38.10 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Stephenson


* 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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