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Cuyuna, MN Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #239

Cuyuna, MN
0.01
Minnesota
0.01
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

Cuyuna, MN
0.0000
Minnesota
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, #738

Cuyuna, MN
87.83
Minnesota
135.90
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 956 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Cuyuna, MN were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:9Dense Fog:1Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:30Hail:403Heat:7Heavy Snow:15
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:8
Thunderstorm Winds:424Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:29Winter Weather:1
Other:28 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Cuyuna, MN.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Cuyuna, MN.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 32 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Cuyuna, MN.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
5.61996-10-26246°35'N / 93°53'W46°35'N / 93°53'W0.70 Mile150 Yards0050K0Crow Wing
 Brief Description: A marginally F2 tornado made two brief touchdowns in a rural area of east central Crow Wing County. The tornado was confirmed by the county's Emergency Services Coordinator and trained spotters. Damage was concentrated on a cluster of farms near the Mississippi River. About ten buildings on one farm suffered extensive damage. The roof and doors were torn off a hay barn, and a dump truck was pushed about six feet into the side of a shed. Other outbuildings were knocked down, and a garage was shifted on its foundation. There was some structural damage and many uprooted trees on two nearby farms. Length and width of path and dollar amount of damage are estimated.
7.41973-06-25346°24'N / 94°02'W46°24'N / 93°49'W10.00 Miles200 Yards022.5M0Crow Wing
10.31977-08-26246°31'N / 94°19'W46°37'N / 93°55'W19.90 Miles33 Yards0025K0Crow Wing
11.71977-08-26346°24'N / 94°19'W46°32'N / 94°00'W17.40 Miles33 Yards0112.5M0Crow Wing
15.51985-07-03246°18'N / 93°50'W46°17'N / 93°49'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0025K0Crow Wing
16.22001-06-13246°21'N / 94°12'W46°22'N / 94°10'W5.00 Miles880 Yards0000Crow Wing
 Brief Description: The tornado tore roofs off houses and blew out exterior walls. Pole barns and sheds were destroyed, and windows were blown out. Thousands of trees were knocked down, and 41 head of livestock were killed. The average path width was 1/4 mile, with the widest being 1/2 mile.
17.11985-07-03246°17'N / 93°49'W46°16'N / 93°46'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Aitkin
18.61991-07-05346°28'N / 94°20'W46°25'N / 94°16'W5.00 Miles33 Yards032.5M0Crow Wing
20.31991-07-05346°28'N / 94°21'W46°28'N / 94°20'W1.00 Mile43 Yards000K0Cass
22.51966-06-11446°39'N / 94°21'W46°50'N / 92°50'W72.80 Miles333 Yards00250K0Crow Wing
22.81966-06-11446°38'N / 94°22'W46°39'N / 94°21'W00250K0Crow Wing
22.81969-08-06446°47'N / 94°13'W46°50'N / 94°01'W9.90 Miles833 Yards002.5M0Crow Wing
24.91969-08-06446°50'N / 94°01'W46°54'N / 93°46'W12.30 Miles833 Yards12702.5M0Cass
25.01977-08-26346°21'N / 94°30'W46°24'N / 94°19'W8.90 Miles400 Yards002.5M0Cass
26.31985-07-03246°16'N / 93°46'W46°07'N / 93°27'W22.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Mille Lacs
29.61977-08-26246°28'N / 94°46'W46°31'N / 94°19'W21.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Cass
30.31997-09-18346°05'N / 93°50'W46°05'N / 93°40'W8.00 Miles800 Yards0000Mille Lacs
 Brief Description: Several buildings destroyed and numerous other buildings damaged. Hundreds of trees down. A number of cattle killed in barn collapse. Damage estimate included in entry for Morrison county. Total path length from 1 NE of Lastup to Onamia was 17 miles.
30.71977-09-08246°50'N / 93°33'W46°52'N / 93°28'W3.60 Miles660 Yards00250K0Aitkin
31.01997-09-18346°04'N / 94°03'W46°03'N / 93°51'W9.00 Miles800 Yards111.7M0Morrison
 Brief Description: Several buildings destroyed and numerous other buildings damaged. Hundreds of trees down. A number of cattle killed in barn collapse. One man injured when the tornado engulfed his car and threw it into a nearby woods. A second man critically injured when his garage collapsed. He died several weeks later. Total path length of tornado from 1 NE of Lastrup to Onamia was 17 miles. M57PH
31.81969-08-06446°54'N / 93°46'W46°58'N / 93°34'W10.10 Miles833 Yards002.5M0Aitkin
32.71959-07-08246°04'N / 93°40'W0.50 Mile300 Yards00250K0Mille Lacs
34.91961-06-30246°01'N / 94°06'W0025K0Morrison
36.51969-08-06346°43'N / 94°44'W46°51'N / 94°25'W17.30 Miles167 Yards042.5M0Cass
38.21985-07-03246°07'N / 93°27'W46°05'N / 93°18'W8.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Kanabec
40.21969-08-06346°54'N / 93°27'W46°56'N / 93°11'W12.50 Miles1500 Yards13250K0Aitkin
41.81997-09-18246°07'N / 93°26'W46°07'N / 93°04'W17.00 Miles450 Yards0000Kanabec
 Brief Description: 2 homes severely damaged. Large barn destroyed. Numerous trees and power lines down.
42.01991-07-05247°06'N / 94°07'W2.50 Miles13 Yards000K0Cass
42.82001-06-13245°59'N / 94°32'W46°04'N / 94°26'W4.00 Miles50 Yards00200K0Morrison
 Brief Description: One home lost its roof. Several sheds and outbuildings blown down. Two additional homes sustained minor damage.
43.12000-07-08246°22'N / 94°49'W46°21'N / 94°47'W2.00 Miles20 Yards0100Todd
 Brief Description: Roofs blown off homes and one business. At least one dozen homes damaged. Numerous large trees down. One minor injury in Staples due to flying glass. Tornado crossed over from Wadena county.
45.11997-09-18245°53'N / 94°18'W45°53'N / 94°06'W8.00 Miles300 Yards0000Morrison
 Brief Description: Several buildings severely damaged. Numerous trees and power lines down.
45.81968-06-30346°12'N / 93°04'W0.10 Mile10 Yards003K0Aitkin
48.21981-03-25245°50'N / 94°11'W3.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Morrison


* 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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