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

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

Earthquake Index, #40

Darrow, LA
0.07
Louisiana
0.03
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

Darrow, LA
0.0000
Louisiana
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, #371

Darrow, LA
201.34
Louisiana
235.86
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 1,621 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Darrow, LA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:4Dense Fog:0Drought:15
Dust Storm:0Flood:114Hail:289Heat:5Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:7Ice Storm:8Landslide:0Strong Wind:6
Thunderstorm Winds:987Tropical Storm:8Wildfire:0Winter Storm:2Winter Weather:2
Other:171 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Darrow, LA.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Darrow, LA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 61 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Darrow, LA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.71950-03-19230°06'N / 91°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Ascension
4.71965-01-22230°06'N / 91°00'W1.00 Mile267 Yards00250K0Ascension
4.71976-01-25230°06'N / 91°00'W1.10 Miles33 Yards072.5M0Ascension
9.71969-04-12330°12'N / 90°54'W30°17'N / 90°45'W10.70 Miles100 Yards01250K0Ascension
13.61982-01-30229°59'N / 91°04'W3.00 Miles10 Yards0125K0Assumption
14.91974-01-19229°57'N / 91°02'W0.30 Mile27 Yards003K0Assumption
15.51957-10-23229°56'N / 91°06'W29°56'N / 90°55'W11.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Assumption
16.61967-05-01230°05'N / 91°13'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0125K0Iberville
17.41969-12-25330°08'N / 91°21'W30°11'N / 91°08'W13.50 Miles50 Yards0125K0Iberville
18.11965-06-27230°21'N / 91°09'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0East Baton Rouge
18.21987-02-15229°58'N / 91°12'W30°00'N / 91°10'W3.00 Miles173 Yards04250K0Assumption
18.31977-04-20230°25'N / 90°59'W0.20 Mile67 Yards01250K0East Baton Rouge
18.61964-10-03229°55'N / 91°06'W1.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Assumption
20.81975-05-08230°25'N / 91°11'W30°24'N / 91°05'W6.20 Miles50 Yards000K0East Baton Rouge
22.61973-09-12229°50'N / 91°05'W29°50'N / 90°59'W6.20 Miles50 Yards03250K0Assumption
23.21983-01-31230°23'N / 91°14'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0West Baton Rouge
23.91972-05-12230°08'N / 91°21'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0Iberville
24.71971-09-16330°27'N / 91°02'W30°33'N / 91°04'W7.30 Miles83 Yards032.5M0East Baton Rouge
24.71958-11-14230°28'N / 91°09'W2.00 Miles17 Yards0025K0East Baton Rouge
25.21992-08-25330°04'N / 90°27'W30°07'N / 90°37'W9.00 Miles150 Yards23225.0M0St. John The Baptist
25.31973-04-26330°30'N / 91°05'W0.30 Mile70 Yards0025K0East Baton Rouge
25.31961-11-22230°05'N / 90°32'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0325K0St. John The Baptist
25.51960-02-03229°48'N / 90°48'W29°50'N / 90°45'W4.30 Miles100 Yards08250K0Lafourche
28.71989-06-08230°31'N / 91°11'W30°33'N / 91°06'W6.00 Miles60 Yards0582.5M0East Baton Rouge
29.41983-12-06430°04'N / 90°31'W30°05'N / 90°25'W7.00 Miles200 Yards02525.0M0St. John The Baptist
29.71989-06-08230°31'N / 91°15'W30°31'N / 91°11'W3.50 Miles60 Yards022.5M0West Baton Rouge
30.11973-12-04230°28'N / 91°10'W30°42'N / 90°34'W39.10 Miles80 Yards002.5M0East Baton Rouge
30.41953-02-06330°29'N / 90°42'W30°30'N / 90°33'W9.10 Miles400 Yards2212.5M0Livingston
30.51989-06-08230°23'N / 91°24'W30°26'N / 91°20'W5.00 Miles77 Yards002.5M0West Baton Rouge
32.31980-04-13229°57'N / 90°29'W29°58'N / 90°26'W3.60 Miles33 Yards02250K0St. Charles
32.81989-06-08230°21'N / 91°29'W30°23'N / 91°24'W5.00 Miles77 Yards2302.5M0Iberville
33.11977-11-29230°30'N / 90°34'W1.00 Mile50 Yards02250K0Livingston
34.61989-06-08230°38'N / 90°54'W30°40'N / 90°51'W2.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Livingston
34.71961-09-10229°42'N / 91°12'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01625K0St. Mary
34.91989-06-08230°40'N / 90°51'W30°38'N / 90°50'W1.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0St. Helena
35.11961-11-13230°36'N / 91°10'W30°39'N / 91°10'W3.40 Miles50 Yards01250K0East Baton Rouge
35.81977-09-05230°25'N / 90°26'W1.70 Miles70 Yards012.5M0Tangipahoa
36.71953-02-06330°30'N / 90°33'W30°32'N / 90°27'W6.50 Miles400 Yards002.5M0Tangipahoa
36.81972-02-29330°32'N / 91°23'W1.00 Mile200 Yards03250K0West Baton Rouge
37.61970-03-17329°42'N / 91°18'W1.00 Mile50 Yards02250K0St. Mary
38.11984-10-14330°39'N / 91°09'W30°43'N / 91°06'W5.00 Miles150 Yards03250K0East Baton Rouge
38.11992-02-15230°35'N / 90°33'W0.80 Mile527 Yards0102.5M0Tangipahoa
40.62000-03-15229°36'N / 90°43'W29°36'N / 90°43'W3.00 Miles40 Yards03610.0M0Terrebonne
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in the southeast portion of Houma and moved in a northwest direction to just north of downtown. The tornado moved through both residential and commercial areas of Houma. The damage path was fairly narrow and much of the damage was classified as F1 scale on the Fujita damage scale. However there were areas of F2 tornado damage, particularily in one area where several commercial retail stores had portions of their roofs torn off. Emergency management reported approximately 212 structures received some type of damage, ranging from minor to severe. About 50 of these structures had monetary damage of 50 percent or more of their value. 36 injuries were reported. Only one injury required overnight hospitalization. National Weather Service meteorologist conducted a damage survey of the area.
41.21966-01-28329°55'N / 90°19'W0.10 Mile17 Yards0025K0St. Charles
41.71952-04-04229°52'N / 91°37'W29°56'N / 91°33'W6.40 Miles20 Yards032.5M0St. Mary
42.31971-09-16229°46'N / 91°30'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0St. Mary
42.61974-10-29230°02'N / 90°15'W0.20 Mile20 Yards00250K0Jefferson
42.71971-09-16230°28'N / 90°20'W30°31'N / 90°22'W4.10 Miles150 Yards00250K0Tangipahoa
42.91975-05-08230°45'N / 90°45'W000K0St. Helena
43.61972-03-16230°02'N / 90°14'W0.50 Mile67 Yards02250K0Jefferson
44.71984-10-14330°43'N / 91°06'W30°52'N / 91°02'W11.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0East Feliciana
45.11995-12-17230°33'N / 91°33'W0.20 Mile20 Yards01200K0Pointe Coupee
 Brief Description: Fifteen mobile homes were destroyed, four sustained major damage and two minor damage. A child was injured when struck by a Christmas tree. A National Weather Service official surveyed the damage area.
45.41971-09-19230°41'N / 90°30'W0.20 Mile50 Yards003K0Tangipahoa
45.41973-12-04230°42'N / 90°34'W30°43'N / 90°31'W3.60 Miles80 Yards032.5M0Tangipahoa
47.81961-11-22229°27'N / 90°36'W29°38'N / 90°33'W13.10 Miles33 Yards003K0Terrebonne
48.11971-03-10229°59'N / 90°13'W30°00'N / 90°07'W6.20 Miles300 Yards172.5M0Jefferson
48.91964-10-03229°56'N / 90°13'W29°58'N / 90°07'W6.50 Miles83 Yards032.5M0Jefferson
49.01992-11-21230°50'N / 91°08'W30°52'N / 91°04'W9.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0East Feliciana
49.22006-11-15230°45'N / 90°32'W30°45'N / 90°28'W3.00 Miles100 Yards10250K0KSt. Helena
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado touched down near the intersection of Louisiana Highways 441 and 1046 and moved northeast to Tangipahoa Parish line west of Arcola. One fatality occurred near the initial touchdown when the tornado struck a small frame house and close-by travel trailer. Both house and travel trailer next to the house were destroyed with debris piled about 25 yards to the northeast. A 43 year-old male in the travel trailer was fataly injured. The tornado continued northeast with damage primarily to trees, powerlines and house roofs. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms developed in the vicinity of a warm front that moved north across southeast Louisiana during the afternoon and evening of the 14th and in advance and along a cold front that moved through the area during the morning of the 15th.
49.31989-05-18230°52'N / 91°01'W30°52'N / 90°55'W5.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0East Feliciana
49.71957-03-21329°30'N / 90°36'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0225K0Terrebonne


* 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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