Local Data Search

 
USA.com / South Dakota / Cow Creek, SD / Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

Cow Creek, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
Hot Rankings
Fastest / Slowest Growing Cities Nearby
Best / Worst Cities by Crime Rate Nearby
Richest / Poorest Cities by Income Nearby
Expensive / Cheapest Homes Nearby
Most / Least Educated Cities Nearby
Fastest / Slowest Growing Cities in SD
High / Low SD Cities by Males Employed
High / Low SD Cities by Females Employed
Best / Worst Cities by Crime Rate in SD
Richest / Poorest Cities by Income in SD
Expensive / Cheapest Homes by City in SD
Most / Least Educated Cities in SD

The chance of earthquake damage in Cow Creek is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Cow Creek is lower than South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #66

Cow Creek, SD
0.06
South Dakota
0.05
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

Cow Creek, SD
0.0000
South Dakota
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, #367

Cow Creek, SD
48.82
South Dakota
114.73
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 1,128 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Cow Creek, SD were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:33Hail:626Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:456Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:11 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Cow Creek, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Cow Creek, SD.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Cow Creek, SD.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 17 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Cow Creek, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
13.41968-06-20244°22'N / 100°24'W000K0Stanley
15.41973-07-23344°21'N / 100°21'W2.50 Miles500 Yards0102.5M0Hughes
18.91971-10-01244°43'N / 100°10'W0.50 Mile300 Yards0025K0Sully
22.71960-08-24244°22'N / 101°01'W44°26'N / 100°45'W13.60 Miles200 Yards0125K0Stanley
27.31974-05-19244°21'N / 101°01'W44°25'N / 100°56'W5.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Stanley
30.41992-06-30244°22'N / 99°55'W0.30 Mile30 Yards0025K0Hughes
38.71970-07-18245°06'N / 100°18'W000K0Potter
40.31964-06-08245°05'N / 100°42'W45°09'N / 100°41'W3.80 Miles33 Yards010K0Dewey
44.01974-05-19244°16'N / 101°19'W44°18'N / 101°15'W2.70 Miles33 Yards003K0Haakon
44.71971-06-04243°55'N / 100°19'W000K0Lyman
45.21971-06-04243°54'N / 100°30'W0025K0Jones
45.61955-04-19245°01'N / 100°07'W45°16'N / 99°59'W18.20 Miles27 Yards003K0Potter
46.21953-06-02245°00'N / 101°14'W45°01'N / 101°06'W5.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Dewey
46.41960-07-25243°55'N / 100°17'W43°55'N / 100°04'W10.40 Miles33 Yards0025K0Lyman
46.91955-04-19245°01'N / 99°56'W45°10'N / 99°51'W10.80 Miles67 Yards000K0Potter
47.81987-08-05244°01'N / 99°52'W1.20 Miles80 Yards00250K0Lyman
48.21955-04-19245°03'N / 101°10'W003K0Dewey


* 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.


 
The USA.com website and domain are privately owned and are not operated by or affiliated with any government or municipal authority.
© 2021 World Media Group, LLC.