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Colliers, WV Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Colliers is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Colliers is higher than West Virginia average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #708

Colliers, WV
0.01
West Virginia
0.06
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

Colliers, WV
0.0000
West Virginia
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, #40

Colliers, WV
68.95
West Virginia
34.13
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 4,988 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Colliers, WV were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:9Dense Fog:0Drought:5
Dust Storm:0Flood:861Hail:973Heat:4Heavy Snow:57
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:30Landslide:0Strong Wind:93
Thunderstorm Winds:2,818Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:28Winter Weather:3
Other:105 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Colliers, WV.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Colliers, WV.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 27 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Colliers, WV.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
18.91954-04-27240°13'N / 80°53'W1.00 Mile33 Yards01250K0Jefferson
24.01956-05-12240°37'N / 80°17'W00250K0Beaver
26.82000-05-23240°21'N / 81°05'W40°20'N / 81°04'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00100K0Harrison
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado with maximum winds estimated at 120 MPH passed through a 3-mile section of rural Harrison County. The tornado passed over only one residence as it moved to the east but destroyed several items on the property, including a cinder-block garage, a wooden barn, and several outbuildings. A parked truck was lifted and turned about 90 degrees but was otherwise undamaged. There were several large sections of heavily wooded area along the tornado's path which were completely cleared of trees. No injuries or fatalities were reported.
26.91990-06-30240°07'N / 80°09'W0.20 Mile250 Yards0025K0Washington
32.71967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
33.51969-05-08340°18'N / 81°12'W2.00 Miles300 Yards114250K0Harrison
34.21985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
35.91963-08-03340°19'N / 79°53'W27025.0M0Allegheny
36.41985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
36.41954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
36.41975-06-04240°35'N / 80°13'W40°11'N / 79°32'W45.30 Miles30 Yards000K0Beaver
36.61968-06-25239°51'N / 80°19'W01250K0Greene
36.81956-05-13240°22'N / 79°52'W0.70 Mile200 Yards05250K0Allegheny
37.81978-10-12340°48'N / 80°55'W40°53'N / 80°49'W7.30 Miles250 Yards042.5M0Columbiana
38.71983-05-22240°17'N / 79°53'W40°18'N / 79°47'W5.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Allegheny
39.81955-03-11240°53'N / 80°50'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbiana
41.51954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
41.61954-09-30240°45'N / 81°09'W1325K0Carroll
43.11985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler
44.71971-07-13240°08'N / 81°22'W2.00 Miles100 Yards05250K0Guernsey
45.81981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
46.31965-11-16240°48'N / 81°15'W40°50'N / 81°08'W5.90 Miles300 Yards292.5M0Stark
46.71977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
46.91954-06-26240°15'N / 79°41'W0425K0Westmoreland
47.62001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
48.21963-04-19241°02'N / 80°52'W41°02'N / 80°34'W15.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mahoning
48.81980-06-03440°39'N / 79°44'W40°37'N / 79°42'W1.90 Miles33 Yards020250.0M0Allegheny


* 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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