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The chance of earthquake damage in Chillicothe is lower than Missouri average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Chillicothe is lower than Missouri average and is higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #971

Chillicothe, MO
0.00
Missouri
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

Chillicothe, MO
0.0000
Missouri
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, #908

Chillicothe, MO
162.67
Missouri
214.01
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 2,289 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Chillicothe, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:9Dense Fog:1Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:239Hail:1,120Heat:21Heavy Snow:15
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:25Landslide:0Strong Wind:3
Thunderstorm Winds:787Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:36Winter Weather:1
Other:25 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Chillicothe, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Chillicothe, MO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 71 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Chillicothe, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
15.41975-04-23339°44'N / 93°21'W39°45'N / 93°11'W8.60 Miles500 Yards00250K0Linn
15.81965-04-10239°57'N / 93°46'W40°03'N / 93°36'W11.10 Miles50 Yards0125K0Grundy
16.11965-04-10239°57'N / 93°47'W39°57'N / 93°46'W0025K0Daviess
17.41975-04-23439°42'N / 93°58'W39°46'N / 93°46'W11.40 Miles400 Yards132.5M0Caldwell
17.91984-06-07239°58'N / 93°49'W39°59'N / 93°46'W3.00 Miles100 Yards012.5M0Daviess
19.01967-04-21339°28'N / 93°46'W39°36'N / 93°33'W14.60 Miles440 Yards00250K0Ray
20.21967-04-21239°39'N / 93°14'W39°41'N / 93°11'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Chariton
22.21975-04-23339°45'N / 93°11'W39°47'N / 93°05'W5.40 Miles500 Yards02250K0Linn
23.71999-04-08239°28'N / 93°24'W39°31'N / 93°17'W6.50 Miles200 Yards00300K100KCarroll
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down 3 miles west of Bosworth and moved northeast into Chariton and Macon Counties. A home was destroyed 1 mile north of Bosworth and several large trees were downed before the tornado moved into Chariton County. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
23.71965-04-10240°05'N / 93°42'W40°11'N / 93°33'W10.30 Miles100 Yards01250K0Grundy
24.11967-04-21240°07'N / 93°25'W40°07'N / 93°20'W3.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Grundy
25.51958-11-17240°03'N / 93°27'W40°13'N / 93°16'W14.90 Miles50 Yards00250K0Grundy
25.91967-04-21240°07'N / 93°20'W40°07'N / 93°16'W2.70 Miles50 Yards0725K0Grundy
27.41971-05-05339°39'N / 93°04'W39°42'N / 93°03'W2.70 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Chariton
27.41971-05-05339°37'N / 93°06'W39°38'N / 93°04'W022.5M0Chariton
27.51961-05-07239°24'N / 93°26'W39°25'N / 93°25'W0025K0Carroll
27.71971-05-05339°38'N / 93°04'W39°39'N / 93°04'W1.10 Miles50 Yards042.5M0Chariton
27.91961-05-07239°23'N / 93°37'W39°24'N / 93°26'W9.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Carroll
27.91999-04-08239°30'N / 93°18'W39°43'N / 92°52'W26.00 Miles200 Yards00600K100KChariton
 Brief Description: The Carroll County tornado continued northeast across Chariton County damaging or destroying several outbuildings near Mendon and 5 miles south of Marceline. In addition, a single family home suffered minor damage, and a mobile home was damaged 5 miles south of Marceline. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
28.61955-03-14339°39'N / 94°06'W39°40'N / 94°01'W4.10 Miles250 Yards00250K0Caldwell
29.61984-06-07239°52'N / 94°06'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Daviess
29.91977-05-04439°21'N / 93°45'W39°23'N / 93°11'W30.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Carroll
30.41967-04-21240°01'N / 94°06'W40°04'N / 93°57'W8.40 Miles90 Yards0025K0Daviess
31.01971-05-05339°43'N / 92°59'W39°43'N / 92°58'W002.5M0Chariton
31.71971-05-05339°43'N / 92°58'W39°44'N / 92°57'W0122.5M0Linn
33.11973-04-20239°19'N / 93°30'W5.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Carroll
33.81955-03-14339°39'N / 94°13'W39°39'N / 94°06'W5.70 Miles250 Yards01250K0Caldwell
34.11977-05-04439°23'N / 93°11'W39°26'N / 93°07'W4.90 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Chariton
34.31960-12-04239°23'N / 93°56'W39°24'N / 93°55'W0025K0Ray
35.21973-04-19239°42'N / 94°12'W1.00 Mile50 Yards003K0Clinton
35.72004-05-29439°53'N / 94°15'W39°55'N / 94°10'W4.00 Miles800 Yards36300K0De Kalb
 Brief Description: Large F4 tornado touched down 2 miles south of Weatherby and moved east northeast. The tornado killed 3 persons near Weatherby. The 80 and 60 year old fatalities occurred in a destroyed frame house. Two mobile homes were destroyed with one having the 54 year old fatality. The tornado crossed into Daviess county 4 miles east of Weatherby. F80PH, F60PH, M54PH
36.01958-11-17240°12'N / 93°56'W40°16'N / 93°54'W4.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Harrison
36.31977-05-04439°19'N / 94°00'W39°21'N / 93°45'W13.40 Miles880 Yards012.5M0Ray
37.41961-05-07239°20'N / 93°55'W39°20'N / 93°55'W0225K0Ray
37.71955-03-14339°39'N / 94°15'W39°39'N / 94°13'W00250K0Clinton
38.01959-09-26240°19'N / 93°45'W40°21'N / 93°39'W5.40 Miles50 Yards0025K0Mercer
38.32004-05-29440°12'N / 94°02'W40°13'N / 94°02'W2.00 Miles800 Yards0000Harrison
 Brief Description: Large F4 tornado crossed into Harrison county from Daviess county 5 miles south of Bethany over rural land and then dissipated.
38.42004-05-29439°57'N / 94°16'W40°08'N / 94°08'W16.00 Miles800 Yards0000Daviess
 Brief Description: Large F4 tornado crossed into Daviess county from Dekalb county at 2135 and then crossed into Harrison county at 2150. Tornado stayed in rural areas of the Grand River flood plain.
39.21959-09-26240°21'N / 93°39'W40°22'N / 93°37'W0025K0Mercer
39.61957-05-20239°51'N / 94°21'W39°57'N / 94°13'W9.80 Miles200 Yards0025K0De Kalb
40.31961-05-07239°18'N / 94°03'W39°20'N / 93°55'W7.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Ray
40.41958-07-17239°20'N / 94°01'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Ray
40.51960-12-04239°15'N / 94°03'W39°23'N / 93°56'W11.00 Miles17 Yards0025K0Ray
40.91973-04-21440°20'N / 93°33'W40°26'N / 93°23'W11.00 Miles440 Yards01250K0Mercer
42.11965-04-10239°47'N / 94°25'W39°52'N / 94°16'W9.60 Miles50 Yards07250K0De Kalb
42.22004-05-29239°43'N / 94°21'W39°46'N / 94°20'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0000De Kalb
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down in open country and traveled 5 miles.
42.51979-04-11239°27'N / 94°15'W39°30'N / 94°13'W3.30 Miles100 Yards000K0Clinton
42.61970-06-12439°33'N / 92°53'W39°43'N / 92°40'W16.10 Miles400 Yards00250K0Chariton
42.91971-05-18239°46'N / 94°27'W39°52'N / 94°16'W11.80 Miles50 Yards0025K0De Kalb
43.51967-01-24239°27'N / 94°14'W2.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Clinton
43.91977-05-04439°19'N / 94°08'W39°21'N / 94°06'W2.30 Miles300 Yards0025K0Ray
44.12003-05-09239°10'N / 93°29'W39°09'N / 93°28'W1.00 Mile300 Yards0000Saline
 Brief Description: Tornado entered Saline county from Lafayette county and promptly dissipated in open country.
45.51999-04-08239°42'N / 92°52'W39°54'N / 92°31'W21.00 Miles440 Yards021.0M400KMacon
 Brief Description: The tornado which formed in Carroll County continued northeast through Chariton County and into Macon County, where the most widespread damage occurred. Continuous damage was observed from 2 miles south of New Cambria, where two workers suffered minor injuries at a mining quarry, to 2 miles west of Atlanta. Within this area, thirteen single family homes and 9 mobile homes were destroyed. Six single family homes and 4 mobile homes suffered major damage, and 33 single family homes and one mobile home suffered minor damage. Eighty-five agricultural outbuildings were destroyed, and 37 sustained damage. Widespread tree and power pole damage occurred. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
45.61989-05-24240°26'N / 93°46'W2.50 Miles73 Yards002.5M0Harrison
45.62006-04-15239°45'N / 94°29'W39°54'N / 94°20'W13.00 Miles100 Yards0075K0De Kalb
 Brief Description: PSDA indicated a second tornado initially touched down just north of the De Kalb-Clinton County line about 1 mile east of Stewartsville, Missouri along Highway 36, where F1 damage was noted to a destroyed pole barn. The tornado tracked northeast producing F1 damage about a third of a mile north of the intersection of Fairview and Rogers Roads, where a second pole barn was destroyed. The tornado then intensified as it tracked northeast, producing F2 damage to a home near the intersection of Grindstone and Baker Roads. The tornado lifted just north of the intersection of Routes C and 6.
45.81980-05-12239°07'N / 93°29'W39°14'N / 93°00'W27.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Saline
46.11951-07-08239°13'N / 94°01'W39°15'N / 94°01'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Ray
46.31965-09-20239°03'N / 93°34'W39°12'N / 93°25'W13.00 Miles100 Yards003K0Lafayette
46.51973-04-21440°26'N / 93°23'W40°28'N / 93°19'W3.60 Miles440 Yards00250K0Putnam
47.01973-04-19240°09'N / 94°19'W40°10'N / 94°17'W003K0Gentry
47.42003-05-09239°05'N / 93°37'W39°08'N / 93°31'W9.00 Miles300 Yards00500K0Lafayette
 Brief Description: Tornado reported near Corder and tracked northeast into Saline county. destoyed a machine shed, house with grain bins damaged along with a dairy barn.
47.51955-03-14239°18'N / 94°13'W39°20'N / 94°10'W3.30 Miles250 Yards0025K0Clay
47.91957-05-20239°12'N / 94°12'W39°17'N / 93°59'W12.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson
48.01973-05-01239°06'N / 93°36'W0.50 Mile50 Yards003K0Lafayette
48.21973-04-19240°05'N / 94°24'W40°09'N / 94°19'W5.90 Miles50 Yards003K0Gentry
48.21967-04-21439°42'N / 93°10'W39°59'N / 92°07'W59.00 Miles500 Yards02250K0Linn
48.31971-05-18239°45'N / 94°28'W39°46'N / 94°27'W0025K0De Kalb
48.51956-12-04239°10'N / 93°05'W39°14'N / 93°03'W4.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
48.71977-05-04339°00'N / 93°55'W39°12'N / 93°30'W26.20 Miles100 Yards152.5M0Lafayette
49.71960-04-16340°22'N / 94°13'W40°25'N / 93°56'W15.10 Miles300 Yards0425K0Harrison
49.81970-04-29240°25'N / 93°59'W40°35'N / 93°31'W27.00 Miles440 Yards00250K0Harrison


* 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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