Dauphin Island, AL Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Dauphin Island is about the same as Alabama average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Dauphin Island is much lower than Alabama average and is lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #659
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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
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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, #687
|Dauphin Island, AL||125.19|
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 1,301 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Dauphin Island, AL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||188||Hail:||328||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||0|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||0|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||607||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||0||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
No volcano is found in or near Dauphin Island, AL.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Dauphin Island, AL.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Dauphin Island, AL.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 40 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Dauphin Island, AL.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|3.5||1982-04-25||3||30°15'N / 88°08'W||1.50 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Mobile|
|8.0||1967-10-30||2||30°20'N / 88°06'W||0||0||3K||0||Mobile|
|17.5||2000-11-06||2||30°30'N / 88°14'W||30°30'N / 88°14'W||1.50 Miles||300 Yards||0||2||100K||0||Mobile|
|Brief Description: A thunderstorm produced an F2 tornado that first touched down near the intersection of Highway 188 and Four Mile Road. A house suffered roof damage and a couple of barns were damaged. Trees were also blown down. The tornado moved northeast and trees were blown down along County Road 15. The tornado then touched down in a Mobile Home Park. One of the homes was completely destroyed with the occupants riding out the storm huddled together inside a bathtub. The two sisters were thrown out of the home as the tornado blew it from its foundation and turned it over several times. They were found in the woods behind their home with only minor injuries. Some of the other homes in the neighborhood suffered damage with skirting and parts of roofs torn off. The tornado continued northeast and did some minor damage near Howerin Road and near the intersection of Two Mile and Beverly Roads. The tornado then lifted back into the cloud.|
|17.9||1960-05-07||2||30°30'N / 88°16'W||0.10 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Mobile|
|18.1||1960-05-07||2||30°30'N / 88°06'W||0.20 Mile||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Mobile|
|18.1||1989-07-02||2||30°30'N / 88°06'W||1.00 Mile||73 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Mobile|
|20.2||1973-12-26||2||30°32'N / 88°13'W||30°33'N / 88°10'W||3.80 Miles||50 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Mobile|
|22.3||1982-04-25||2||30°23'N / 88°32'W||0||3||250K||0||Jackson|
|23.4||1977-05-02||2||30°28'N / 88°30'W||30°31'N / 88°26'W||5.20 Miles||440 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Jackson|
|25.0||1980-05-19||2||30°36'N / 88°05'W||0.10 Mile||50 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Mobile|
|25.2||1975-01-10||2||30°30'N / 88°30'W||0.10 Mile||70 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Jackson|
|28.2||1981-02-10||2||30°31'N / 88°33'W||0.50 Mile||50 Yards||0||2||250K||0||Jackson|
|28.3||1971-09-16||2||30°32'N / 87°51'W||1.00 Mile||150 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Baldwin|
|28.8||1967-10-30||2||30°15'N / 87°39'W||30°24'N / 87°47'W||13.10 Miles||33 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Baldwin|
|29.1||1964-12-24||2||30°30'N / 87°48'W||2.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||3||25K||0||Baldwin|
|30.4||1970-06-02||2||30°36'N / 87°53'W||0||0||25K||0||Baldwin|
|31.4||1953-03-18||2||30°42'N / 88°07'W||0.10 Mile||10 Yards||0||2||3K||0||Mobile|
|32.4||2001-10-13||3||30°25'N / 87°41'W||30°25'N / 87°41'W||1.00 Mile||440 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Baldwin|
|Brief Description: An F3 tornado initially touched down just south of the Grove Home Park on County Road 16. The tornado then tracked north just east of County Road 65 to County Road 12, just southwest of Foley. The tornado blew down numerous trees, destroyed a manufactured home and damaged several others in the Grove Home Park. The tornado destroyed two large cement block buildings and damaged another three near County Road 12. A large panel truck filled with heavy tools was picked up and carried about 60 feet, and several other cars were thrown 15 to 25 feet. No injuries were reported.|
|32.7||1967-12-10||2||30°18'N / 87°46'W||30°20'N / 87°32'W||14.20 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Baldwin|
|33.5||2004-11-27||2||30°29'N / 87°42'W||30°29'N / 87°42'W||4.50 Miles||300 Yards||0||4||400K||0||Baldwin|
|Brief Description: An F2 touched down just west of Summerdale along County Road 32. The tornado then tracked east northeast and moved through downtown Summerdale. The tornado continued moving east and went back into the clouds east of Summerdale. Most of the damage from the tornado occurred in downtown Summerdale. Bleachers from a new ball field were found about a quarter mile away next to a house. A school bus was pushed sideways 15 to 20 feet by the winds. Five homes were destroyed with 35 to 40 homes suffering damage. Four minor injuries were reported. People heard the warning and took cover before the tornado hit. This same area was hit hard by Hurricane Ivan in September.|
|34.4||1958-02-26||2||30°25'N / 88°51'W||30°39'N / 88°29'W||27.10 Miles||30 Yards||0||1||25K||0||Jackson|
|35.1||2001-10-13||2||30°33'N / 87°43'W||30°33'N / 87°43'W||0.70 Mile||200 Yards||0||0||200K||0||Baldwin|
|Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down southeast of Robertsdale. The tornado first touched down just south of County Road 83 and Hubard road intersection where it tracked north and damaged seventeen manufactured homes and completely destroyed three others. Several large Pecan trees were also blown down. No injuries were reported.|
|35.2||1950-04-18||2||30°42'N / 87°55'W||2.00 Miles||150 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Baldwin|
|35.2||1950-04-18||3||30°40'N / 88°12'W||30°51'N / 88°06'W||14.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||15||25K||0||Mobile|
|35.3||1962-03-31||2||30°18'N / 87°42'W||30°22'N / 87°31'W||11.90 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Baldwin|
|36.7||1966-04-27||2||30°33'N / 88°42'W||0||1||25K||0||Jackson|
|36.7||1985-05-21||2||30°23'N / 88°49'W||30°25'N / 88°45'W||3.50 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Jackson|
|38.7||1972-11-13||2||30°37'N / 87°42'W||1.00 Mile||200 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Baldwin|
|39.0||1971-05-08||2||30°25'N / 88°49'W||0||0||25K||0||Jackson|
|39.9||1977-06-16||2||30°49'N / 88°04'W||0||0||3K||0||Mobile|
|39.9||1997-11-21||3||30°49'N / 88°04'W||30°49'N / 88°04'W||1.00 Mile||300 Yards||0||0||2.0M||0||Mobile|
|Brief Description: An F3 tornado touched down just east of I-65 in Saraland near Shelton Beach Estates. The tornado skipped east northeast along the ground before lifting back into the cloud near U S Highway 43. Three homes were almost completely gone, three more suffered major damage and about sixty homes in the middle-class neighbourhood suffered some damage. Most of the damage was consistent with an F1 or F2 tornado. No one was injured. Several people knew they were under a tornado warning and were able to take cover before the storm struck. Most of the residents said they did not hear the familiar "Freight Train Sound" before the tornado struck.|
|41.2||1968-11-03||3||30°46'N / 88°07'W||30°54'N / 87°59'W||12.20 Miles||400 Yards||0||14||250K||0||Mobile|
|41.3||1958-02-26||2||30°25'N / 88°52'W||30°25'N / 88°51'W||1.30 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Harrison|
|43.4||1988-03-03||2||30°24'N / 88°54'W||1.20 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Harrison|
|44.0||1980-05-19||2||30°29'N / 88°53'W||30°32'N / 88°51'W||4.30 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Jackson|
|44.8||1980-05-19||2||30°27'N / 88°55'W||30°29'N / 88°53'W||3.60 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Harrison|
|48.0||1968-11-03||3||30°54'N / 87°59'W||30°53'N / 87°47'W||11.90 Miles||400 Yards||0||4||250K||0||Baldwin|
|49.3||1971-02-12||2||30°44'N / 88°47'W||30°59'N / 88°28'W||25.50 Miles||33 Yards||0||2||250K||0||George|
|49.3||1980-04-13||3||30°22'N / 89°06'W||30°30'N / 88°53'W||15.90 Miles||400 Yards||0||25||25.0M||0||Harrison|
|49.6||1975-02-16||2||30°52'N / 87°46'W||1.00 Mile||200 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Baldwin|
* 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.