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Cowley, WY Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #241

Cowley, WY
0.02
Wyoming
0.38
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, #37

Cowley, WY
0.0000
Wyoming
0.0006
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, #98

Cowley, WY
24.35
Wyoming
30.94
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 311 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Cowley, WY 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:18Hail:157Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:94Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:11Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:31 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Cowley, WY.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Cowley, WY.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 8 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Cowley, WY.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
16.61964-06-26244°45'N / 108°45'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Park
23.31978-07-11244°40'N / 108°50'W0.40 Mile200 Yards0025K0Park
25.71985-08-02344°50'N / 107°57'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Big Horn
27.81962-06-12244°29'N / 108°24'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Big Horn
35.11978-07-04244°30'N / 108°00'W5.00 Miles200 Yards01250K0Big Horn
37.51962-07-09244°22'N / 108°14'W0.50 Mile17 Yards003K0Big Horn
38.71967-07-24244°22'N / 108°10'W003K0Big Horn
41.41958-06-03244°32'N / 107°47'W0.20 Mile17 Yards0025K0Big Horn


* 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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