# Crawfordsville Micro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

The chance of earthquake damage in Crawfordsville Area is about the same as Indiana average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Crawfordsville Area is about the same as Indiana average and is much higher than the national average.

#### Earthquake Index, #586

Crawfordsville Area | 0.02 |

Indiana | 0.12 |

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, #129

Crawfordsville Area | 0.0000 |

Indiana | 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, #124

Crawfordsville Area | 257.84 |

Indiana | 265.56 |

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 13,300 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Crawfordsville Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Type | Count | Type | Count | Type | Count | Type | Count | Type | Count |

Avalanche: | 0 | Blizzard: | 8 | Cold: | 27 | Dense Fog: | 13 | Drought: | 14 |

Dust Storm: | 0 | Flood: | 1,814 | Hail: | 3,424 | Heat: | 25 | Heavy Snow: | 95 |

High Surf: | 0 | Hurricane: | 0 | Ice Storm: | 40 | Landslide: | 0 | Strong Wind: | 104 |

Thunderstorm Winds: | 7,062 | Tropical Storm: | 0 | Wildfire: | 0 | Winter Storm: | 154 | Winter Weather: | 45 |

Other: | 475 |

### Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Crawfordsville Area.

### Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Crawfordsville Area.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Crawfordsville Area.

### Historical Tornado Events

A total of 112 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Crawfordsville Area.

Distance (miles) | Date | Magnitude | Start Lat/Log | End Lat/Log | Length | Width | Fatalities | Injuries | Property Damage | Crop Damage | Affected County |

0.8 | 1966-12-08 | 2 | 40°03'N / 86°54'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Montgomery | |||

3.1 | 1990-06-02 | 2 | 40°00'N / 86°54'W | 40°05'N / 86°46'W | 10.00 Miles | 100 Yards | 0 | 12 | 2.5M | 0 | Montgomery |

3.2 | 1958-06-13 | 2 | 40°03'N / 86°50'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Montgomery | |||

3.5 | 1980-06-02 | 3 | 40°05'N / 87°04'W | 39°55'N / 86°48'W | 18.10 Miles | 33 Yards | 1 | 16 | 2.5M | 0 | Montgomery |

5.8 | 1965-04-11 | 4 | 40°01'N / 86°52'W | 40°03'N / 86°42'W | 8.90 Miles | 667 Yards | 2 | 13 | 25.0M | 0 | Montgomery |

9.6 | 1995-05-13 | 2 | 39°59'N / 86°54'W | 39°58'N / 86°34'W | 9.00 Miles | 250 Yards | 3 | 5 | 3.5M | 0 | Montgomery |

Brief Description: The tornado touched down near Ladoga Road and County Road 400S damaging a home. The tornado continued east near Linnsburg and New Ross destroying eight homes and damaging eight others. Two businesses were destroyed and an elementary school received major damage. The fatalities occurred in prefabricated homes of rural Montgomery County, just west and south of Linnsburg. The tornado exited the county near Interstate 74 and County Road 400S at 0008 EST. (M42P, F36P, M94P) | |||||||||||

10.3 | 1992-11-22 | 3 | 39°52'N / 86°54'W | 39°55'N / 86°53'W | 3.00 Miles | 867 Yards | 0 | 0 | 2.5M | 0 | Montgomery |

13.8 | 1957-07-12 | 2 | 40°04'N / 86°38'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Boone | |||

15.6 | 1961-08-19 | 2 | 39°56'N / 86°38'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Boone | |||

15.9 | 1961-03-06 | 2 | 40°08'N / 86°37'W | 0 | 2 | 25K | 0 | Boone | |||

16.7 | 1967-06-24 | 2 | 40°16'N / 86°47'W | 0 | 0 | 3K | 0 | Tippecanoe | |||

17.2 | 1992-11-22 | 3 | 39°43'N / 86°54'W | 39°52'N / 86°54'W | 9.00 Miles | 867 Yards | 0 | 1 | 2.5M | 0 | Putnam |

18.2 | 1973-05-27 | 2 | 39°39'N / 86°50'W | 40°06'N / 86°25'W | 38.10 Miles | 50 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Hendricks |

18.6 | 1971-03-15 | 2 | 40°06'N / 86°33'W | 0.10 Mile | 20 Yards | 0 | 2 | 25K | 0 | Boone | |

18.9 | 1953-04-09 | 3 | 40°15'N / 87°31'W | 40°16'N / 86°42'W | 42.90 Miles | 750 Yards | 0 | 0 | 2.5M | 0 | Warren |

19.5 | 1990-06-02 | 2 | 39°48'N / 86°42'W | 39°49'N / 86°40'W | 1.50 Miles | 50 Yards | 0 | 5 | 250K | 0 | Hendricks |

19.5 | 1990-06-02 | 2 | 39°47'N / 86°44'W | 39°48'N / 86°42'W | 2.00 Miles | 50 Yards | 1 | 1 | 250K | 0 | Putnam |

19.7 | 1978-06-25 | 3 | 40°17'N / 86°41'W | 40°11'N / 86°33'W | 9.40 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Clinton |

20.7 | 1976-03-20 | 2 | 39°47'N / 86°41'W | 39°54'N / 86°31'W | 11.70 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Hendricks |

22.2 | 1978-06-25 | 3 | 40°26'N / 86°58'W | 40°17'N / 86°41'W | 18.00 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Tippecanoe |

22.4 | 1965-04-11 | 4 | 40°20'N / 86°50'W | 40°22'N / 86°42'W | 6.90 Miles | 500 Yards | 0 | 10 | 0K | 0 | Tippecanoe |

22.5 | 1965-04-11 | 4 | 40°03'N / 86°42'W | 40°09'N / 86°15'W | 24.70 Miles | 1667 Yards | 20 | 80 | 25.0M | 0 | Boone |

22.5 | 1956-02-25 | 2 | 40°03'N / 86°28'W | 1.00 Mile | 70 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Boone | |

22.5 | 1965-08-25 | 2 | 40°03'N / 86°28'W | 0.80 Mile | 100 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Boone | |

22.6 | 1965-09-14 | 2 | 40°21'N / 86°57'W | 40°23'N / 86°55'W | 1.30 Miles | 400 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Tippecanoe |

23.0 | 1962-03-11 | 3 | 40°05'N / 86°29'W | 40°08'N / 86°27'W | 3.00 Miles | 10 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Boone |

23.2 | 1976-03-20 | 2 | 39°39'N / 86°52'W | 39°47'N / 86°41'W | 13.20 Miles | 200 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Putnam |

23.5 | 1961-08-10 | 2 | 40°19'N / 86°38'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Clinton | |||

24.5 | 1960-05-19 | 2 | 40°16'N / 87°15'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Delaware | |||

24.6 | 1963-04-22 | 2 | 40°23'N / 87°01'W | 1.00 Mile | 100 Yards | 0 | 0 | 3K | 0 | Tippecanoe | |

26.0 | 1974-04-01 | 2 | 40°25'N / 86°52'W | 1.50 Miles | 77 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Tippecanoe | |

26.0 | 1980-06-07 | 2 | 40°25'N / 86°52'W | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Tippecanoe | |||

26.2 | 1971-03-19 | 2 | 40°25'N / 86°50'W | 0.50 Mile | 20 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Tippecanoe | |

26.9 | 1968-06-11 | 2 | 40°19'N / 86°32'W | 0 | 5 | 250K | 0 | Clinton | |||

27.4 | 1953-04-09 | 3 | 40°16'N / 86°42'W | 40°17'N / 86°15'W | 23.60 Miles | 750 Yards | 1 | 6 | 2.5M | 0 | Clinton |

27.6 | 1980-06-02 | 2 | 40°08'N / 87°24'W | 0 | 0 | 25.0M | 0 | Fountain | |||

28.1 | 1965-01-23 | 2 | 39°49'N / 86°27'W | 0 | 0 | 3K | 0 | Hendricks | |||

28.1 | 1965-11-26 | 2 | 40°06'N / 86°24'W | 40°10'N / 86°21'W | 4.70 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Boone |

29.0 | 1961-03-06 | 2 | 40°23'N / 86°38'W | 40°25'N / 86°35'W | 2.70 Miles | 70 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Clinton |

29.2 | 1978-04-10 | 2 | 40°25'N / 86°52'W | 40°30'N / 86°45'W | 8.00 Miles | 77 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Tippecanoe |

29.9 | 1975-04-02 | 2 | 40°12'N / 86°22'W | 0.20 Mile | 50 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Clinton | |

30.3 | 1965-04-11 | 4 | 40°22'N / 86°42'W | 40°25'N / 86°24'W | 15.90 Miles | 500 Yards | 0 | 34 | 0K | 0 | Clinton |

30.7 | 1968-05-15 | 2 | 40°29'N / 86°56'W | 0 | 0 | 3K | 0 | Tippecanoe | |||

30.7 | 1969-05-10 | 2 | 39°34'N / 86°58'W | 39°38'N / 86°40'W | 16.50 Miles | 400 Yards | 0 | 7 | 250K | 0 | Putnam |

31.3 | 1974-04-03 | 2 | 40°02'N / 86°18'W | 0.10 Mile | 50 Yards | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Boone | |

31.9 | 1965-11-26 | 3 | 39°59'N / 86°20'W | 40°02'N / 86°15'W | 5.10 Miles | 527 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Boone |

32.9 | 1976-03-20 | 4 | 40°28'N / 87°00'W | 40°34'N / 86°47'W | 13.10 Miles | 300 Yards | 0 | 6 | 2.5M | 0 | Tippecanoe |

32.9 | 1963-04-29 | 3 | 39°37'N / 87°16'W | 39°39'N / 87°10'W | 5.60 Miles | 100 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Parke |

33.3 | 1968-05-15 | 2 | 40°23'N / 86°27'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Clinton | |||

34.0 | 1974-04-03 | 3 | 40°17'N / 87°29'W | 40°33'N / 87°08'W | 25.90 Miles | 700 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Warren |

34.0 | 1991-08-08 | 2 | 40°29'N / 87°15'W | 40°27'N / 87°11'W | 4.00 Miles | 127 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Warren |

34.4 | 1954-07-20 | 2 | 39°43'N / 86°24'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Hendricks | |||

34.4 | 1990-06-02 | 2 | 39°46'N / 87°31'W | 39°48'N / 87°23'W | 6.50 Miles | 150 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Vermillion |

34.9 | 1974-04-03 | 4 | 40°30'N / 87°08'W | 40°32'N / 87°06'W | 1.30 Miles | 333 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250.0M | 0 | Benton |

36.4 | 1968-05-15 | 2 | 39°37'N / 86°32'W | 39°37'N / 86°26'W | 5.20 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 5 | 250K | 0 | Hendricks |

36.5 | 1961-07-21 | 2 | 39°31'N / 86°48'W | 1.00 Mile | 20 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Putnam | |

36.6 | 1988-10-17 | 2 | 39°41'N / 86°23'W | 0.50 Mile | 100 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Hendricks | |

37.0 | 1963-04-22 | 3 | 39°48'N / 87°32'W | 39°48'N / 87°30'W | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Vermillion | ||

37.3 | 1991-08-08 | 2 | 40°30'N / 87°19'W | 40°29'N / 87°15'W | 5.00 Miles | 127 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Benton |

37.5 | 1990-06-02 | 2 | 39°43'N / 87°31'W | 39°46'N / 87°27'W | 4.00 Miles | 100 Yards | 0 | 6 | 250K | 0 | Vermillion |

38.2 | 1976-03-20 | 4 | 40°34'N / 86°47'W | 40°36'N / 86°43'W | 3.60 Miles | 300 Yards | 0 | 2 | 2.5M | 0 | Carroll |

38.4 | 1965-11-26 | 3 | 40°02'N / 86°15'W | 40°06'N / 86°05'W | 9.60 Miles | 527 Yards | 0 | 5 | 250K | 0 | Hamilton |

38.6 | 1965-04-11 | 4 | 40°24'N / 86°23'W | 40°25'N / 86°18'W | 3.80 Miles | 333 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Clinton |

38.7 | 1954-06-26 | 2 | 39°31'N / 86°38'W | 0 | 0 | 3K | 0 | Morgan | |||

38.7 | 1978-06-25 | 3 | 39°45'N / 86°16'W | 1.00 Mile | 100 Yards | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Marion | |

39.0 | 1969-08-09 | 3 | 39°49'N / 86°13'W | 0.10 Mile | 167 Yards | 0 | 6 | 250K | 0 | Marion | |

39.1 | 1956-03-06 | 2 | 40°35'N / 86°41'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Carroll | |||

39.2 | 1968-05-15 | 2 | 39°37'N / 86°26'W | 39°37'N / 86°22'W | 3.60 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Morgan |

39.3 | 1961-07-21 | 2 | 40°16'N / 87°37'W | 40°16'N / 87°32'W | 3.60 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Vermilion |

40.0 | 1974-06-07 | 2 | 39°57'N / 86°13'W | 39°59'N / 86°04'W | 8.00 Miles | 100 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Hamilton |

40.1 | 1962-09-13 | 2 | 40°03'N / 86°08'W | 1.00 Mile | 27 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Hamilton | |

40.9 | 1965-04-11 | 4 | 40°09'N / 86°15'W | 40°10'N / 86°01'W | 12.10 Miles | 1333 Yards | 6 | 30 | 25.0M | 0 | Hamilton |

40.9 | 1992-07-30 | 2 | 39°31'N / 86°39'W | 39°29'N / 86°30'W | 6.00 Miles | 200 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Morgan |

41.0 | 1974-04-03 | 2 | 40°15'N / 87°38'W | 40°21'N / 87°33'W | 7.80 Miles | 177 Yards | 0 | 12 | 2.5M | 0 | Vermilion |

41.4 | 1990-06-02 | 2 | 39°43'N / 87°35'W | 39°43'N / 87°31'W | 4.00 Miles | 100 Yards | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Edgar |

41.6 | 1958-06-08 | 2 | 40°21'N / 86°13'W | 0 | 1 | 3K | 0 | Tipton | |||

42.1 | 1988-10-17 | 2 | 39°38'N / 87°30'W | 39°38'N / 87°28'W | 2.00 Miles | 200 Yards | 0 | 2 | 250K | 0 | Vermillion |

42.1 | 1973-08-12 | 2 | 39°54'N / 87°40'W | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Vermilion | |||

42.6 | 1960-06-22 | 3 | 39°32'N / 87°21'W | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Vigo | |||

42.8 | 1955-11-15 | 2 | 39°46'N / 86°10'W | 0 | 2 | 25K | 0 | Marion | |||

43.2 | 1980-06-02 | 2 | 39°47'N / 86°09'W | 0 | 6 | 0K | 0 | Marion | |||

43.2 | 1967-10-24 | 2 | 39°35'N / 87°27'W | 0 | 1 | 3K | 0 | Vigo | |||

43.2 | 1956-04-03 | 2 | 39°25'N / 86°58'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Tippecanoe | |||

43.5 | 1973-05-27 | 2 | 39°12'N / 87°18'W | 39°39'N / 86°50'W | 39.80 Miles | 50 Yards | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | Sullivan |

43.7 | 1965-09-14 | 2 | 40°37'N / 86°33'W | 0 | 0 | 3K | 0 | Carroll | |||

43.8 | 1990-06-02 | 2 | 39°42'N / 87°43'W | 39°46'N / 87°31'W | 11.00 Miles | 150 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Edgar |

43.8 | 1988-10-17 | 2 | 39°36'N / 87°31'W | 39°38'N / 87°30'W | 1.50 Miles | 200 Yards | 0 | 2 | 250K | 0 | Vigo |

44.8 | 1953-04-09 | 3 | 40°14'N / 87°53'W | 40°15'N / 87°31'W | 19.20 Miles | 150 Yards | 1 | 5 | 25.0M | 0 | Vermilion |

45.5 | 1992-11-22 | 3 | 39°24'N / 86°31'W | 39°35'N / 86°19'W | 15.00 Miles | 867 Yards | 0 | 0 | 2.5M | 0 | Morgan |

45.7 | 1974-04-03 | 4 | 40°32'N / 87°06'W | 40°52'N / 86°34'W | 36.10 Miles | 900 Yards | 10 | 73 | 0K | 0 | White |

45.7 | 1958-05-03 | 2 | 39°34'N / 87°32'W | 39°36'N / 87°30'W | 1.90 Miles | 200 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Vigo |

46.4 | 1959-02-10 | 2 | 39°41'N / 86°09'W | 0.40 Mile | 50 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Marion | |

46.7 | 1963-04-29 | 3 | 40°35'N / 86°41'W | 40°44'N / 86°23'W | 18.60 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Carroll |

46.8 | 1992-11-22 | 3 | 39°52'N / 86°07'W | 39°57'N / 85°56'W | 9.00 Miles | 433 Yards | 0 | 0 | 2.5M | 0 | Marion |

47.1 | 1963-04-22 | 3 | 39°48'N / 87°55'W | 39°48'N / 87°32'W | 20.20 Miles | 1600 Yards | 0 | 20 | 25K | 0 | Edgar |

47.1 | 1953-04-09 | 3 | 40°17'N / 86°15'W | 40°17'N / 85°52'W | 19.90 Miles | 33 Yards | 1 | 6 | 2.5M | 0 | Tipton |

47.2 | 2002-09-20 | 3 | 39°22'N / 86°32'W | 39°35'N / 86°15'W | 20.00 Miles | 150 Yards | 0 | 28 | 15.0M | 30K | Morgan |

Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas. | |||||||||||

47.3 | 1963-04-22 | 3 | 39°51'N / 86°02'W | 0.30 Mile | 200 Yards | 0 | 20 | 2.5M | 0 | Marion | |

47.7 | 1986-03-10 | 3 | 39°22'N / 86°31'W | 39°35'N / 86°14'W | 15.00 Miles | 440 Yards | 0 | 9 | 2.5M | 0 | Morgan |

47.8 | 1956-03-06 | 2 | 40°34'N / 87°29'W | 0.40 Mile | 250 Yards | 0 | 3 | 250K | 0 | Benton | |

47.9 | 1968-04-14 | 2 | 40°44'N / 86°53'W | 0 | 0 | 250K | 0 | White | |||

48.3 | 1962-05-26 | 2 | 39°32'N / 86°16'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Morgan | |||

48.4 | 1965-06-06 | 2 | 40°17'N / 86°02'W | 0 | 0 | 25K | 0 | Tipton | |||

48.4 | 1967-10-24 | 2 | 39°28'N / 87°25'W | 0 | 0 | 3K | 0 | Vigo | |||

48.5 | 1956-02-25 | 2 | 39°26'N / 86°26'W | 2.00 Miles | 60 Yards | 0 | 3 | 25K | 0 | Morgan | |

49.3 | 1972-05-14 | 4 | 39°46'N / 86°05'W | 39°50'N / 85°57'W | 8.40 Miles | 200 Yards | 0 | 17 | 250K | 0 | Marion |

49.6 | 1954-06-01 | 2 | 40°42'N / 87°16'W | 0 | 0 | 3K | 0 | Benton | |||

49.7 | 1961-03-06 | 3 | 40°28'N / 86°08'W | 2.00 Miles | 300 Yards | 1 | 3 | 250K | 0 | Howard | |

49.7 | 2002-09-20 | 2 | 39°38'N / 86°07'W | 39°54'N / 85°56'W | 17.50 Miles | 150 Yards | 0 | 97 | 40.0M | 0 | Marion |

Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas. | |||||||||||

49.8 | 2002-09-20 | 3 | 39°32'N / 86°13'W | 39°38'N / 86°07'W | 7.50 Miles | 150 Yards | 0 | 0 | 25.0M | 10K | Johnson |

Brief Description: One of Indiana's longest tracking tornados formed along a squall line on the morning of September 20. The tornado touched down near Ellettsville in Monroe county and then remained on the ground for 112 miles before lifting in Blackford county. The tornado produced F3 damage at its strongest points. Nearly 100 single family homes were destroyed, along with several mobile homes. Some apartments were also destroyed. Many businesses and hundreds of homes received damage. Several counties were declared disaster areas. | |||||||||||

49.8 | 1958-05-03 | 2 | 39°33'N / 87°39'W | 39°34'N / 87°32'W | 5.90 Miles | 33 Yards | 0 | 0 | 0K | 0 | Edgar |

49.9 | 1956-03-06 | 2 | 40°35'N / 86°16'W | 2.00 Miles | 30 Yards | 0 | 1 | 25K | 0 | Cass |

* 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.