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East Cleveland, OH Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in East Cleveland is higher than Ohio average and is lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in East Cleveland is lower than Ohio average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #62

East Cleveland, OH
0.54
Ohio
0.16
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

East Cleveland, OH
0.0000
Ohio
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, #1166

East Cleveland, OH
96.81
Ohio
156.02
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 4,012 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of East Cleveland, OH were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:39Dense Fog:1Drought:17
Dust Storm:0Flood:434Hail:1,035Heat:23Heavy Snow:144
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:19Landslide:0Strong Wind:129
Thunderstorm Winds:1,957Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:83Winter Weather:15
Other:115 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near East Cleveland, OH.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near East Cleveland, OH.

No historical earthquake events found in or near East Cleveland, OH.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 37 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near East Cleveland, OH.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.91966-09-29341°27'N / 81°33'W41°27'N / 81°27'W4.50 Miles60 Yards0202.5M0Cuyahoga
12.61983-05-02341°20'N / 81°39'W41°22'N / 81°26'W12.00 Miles100 Yards12525.0M0Cuyahoga
14.61962-08-20241°24'N / 81°48'W0.50 Mile500 Yards4202.5M0Cuyahoga
15.21953-06-08441°22'N / 81°58'W41°30'N / 81°43'W15.60 Miles33 Yards63000K0Cuyahoga
15.92002-11-10241°19'N / 81°30'W41°19'N / 81°26'W3.30 Miles100 Yards0010.2M0Summit
 Brief Description: A small F0/F1 tornado touched down in Macedonia near the intersection of Valley View Drive (SR 631) and Aurora Road and moved northeast. The tornado gradually strengthened and reached F2 intensity as it crossed State Route 14 and moved into Twinsburg. After a track of just over three miles the tornado weakened to F1 intensity and crossed into Cuyahoga County south of Glenwillow. Extensive damage was done in Macedonia and Twinsburg. In Macedonia, 60 homes were damaged including two that were destroyed and 15 others were damaged enough to be declared uninhabitable. The most severe damage in the county occurred in the Glenwood Preserve neighborhood on the north side of Twinsburg. Extensive damage was done on Andover Drive and Deeplake Circle where several homes were leveled and a total of 45 homes damaged. Damage estimates in Twinsburg alone were well over $5 million. The damage path was continuous and about 100 yards in width. Dozens of cars were damaged or destroyed and hundreds of trees and power poles downed in Summit County.
16.11951-06-22241°25'N / 81°51'W1.00 Mile100 Yards002.5M0Cuyahoga
16.71970-07-15241°24'N / 81°51'W01250K0Cuyahoga
22.91965-04-11441°18'N / 82°00'W41°20'N / 81°50'W8.60 Miles400 Yards110025.0M0Cuyahoga
25.51973-06-03341°12'N / 81°26'W41°11'N / 81°20'W4.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Summit
26.21959-10-06241°21'N / 81°13'W41°24'N / 81°01'W10.50 Miles100 Yards00250K0Geauga
26.51969-07-04241°48'N / 81°15'W41°45'N / 81°07'W7.20 Miles100 Yards040250K0Lake
27.01992-07-12341°08'N / 81°29'W41°10'N / 81°26'W8.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Summit
28.01992-07-12341°14'N / 82°00'W41°13'N / 81°52'W7.00 Miles300 Yards042.5M0Medina
29.41973-06-03341°11'N / 81°20'W41°11'N / 81°10'W8.40 Miles100 Yards0125K0Portage
30.51985-06-22241°41'N / 81°03'W41°43'N / 81°01'W2.40 Miles40 Yards00250K0Geauga
30.61953-06-08441°28'N / 82°20'W41°22'N / 81°58'W20.00 Miles33 Yards1470K0Lorain
31.21963-04-19241°05'N / 81°30'W002.5M0Summit
31.61975-07-13241°10'N / 82°01'W41°12'N / 81°56'W4.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Lorain
31.71986-08-26241°24'N / 82°11'W41°27'N / 82°10'W3.00 Miles440 Yards022.5M0Lorain
33.71965-04-11441°14'N / 82°15'W41°18'N / 82°00'W13.40 Miles400 Yards1710025.0M0Lorain
34.01985-05-31341°26'N / 81°00'W41°31'N / 80°51'W9.00 Miles440 Yards0202.5M0Trumbull
34.01985-05-31541°12'N / 81°09'W41°12'N / 81°02'W6.50 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Portage
34.61992-07-12241°14'N / 82°07'W2.00 Miles200 Yards032.5M0Lorain
35.21963-04-19241°48'N / 81°00'W0025K0Ashtabula
37.42001-05-21241°06'N / 82°01'W41°06'N / 82°01'W7.50 Miles80 Yards001.0M0Medina
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down along New London Eastern Road near Pawnee in southwestern Chatham Township. The tornado then traveled northeast for approximately 7.5 miles before dissipating along State Route 83 about three miles north of Chatham. The damage path was intermittent and approximately 250 feet in width. A new home was completely destroyed near the location of the initial touchdown. A truck nearby was thrown 500 feet by the tornado. A church and parsonage were damaged along Old Mill Road. The tornado then struck an alpaca farm along State Route 83 north of Chatham and destroyed three barns and damaged several other outbuildings. Several garages and a home were damaged elsewhere along the damage path. Over three hundred trees were knocked down and two cars destroyed.
38.11992-07-12241°03'N / 81°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Portage
40.21967-07-24241°36'N / 80°57'W41°45'N / 80°42'W16.40 Miles600 Yards02250K0Ashtabula
40.71985-05-31341°31'N / 80°51'W41°33'N / 80°44'W6.00 Miles440 Yards0102.5M0Ashtabula
42.81977-06-30240°55'N / 81°28'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Stark
43.91956-07-08241°36'N / 80°57'W41°48'N / 80°34'W23.90 Miles880 Yards00250K0Ashtabula
44.11973-05-10240°57'N / 82°08'W40°57'N / 81°44'W20.70 Miles667 Yards02250K0Wayne
44.71985-06-22241°43'N / 81°01'W41°48'N / 80°31'W27.00 Miles40 Yards02250K0Ashtabula
44.82002-11-10241°02'N / 82°08'W41°02'N / 82°08'W4.00 Miles50 Yards00750K0Medina
 Brief Description: A tornado moved into the county from Ashland County just to the east of Firestone Road. The tornado then traveled northeast through Homerville and finally dissipated about a mile and a half northeast of the town. The first significant damage in the county occurred along Williams Road where a newer two story home lost it's roof and most of the second floor. Several other homes and buildings in this area sustained minor damage. In Homerville, an auto repair shop was destroyed and several homes sustained moderate to minor damage. A barn was destroyed just southwest of town. Many cars were damaged and dozens of trees downed. The tornado was on the ground in Medina County for approximately four miles and had a damage path no more than 50 yards in width.
45.52002-11-10240°58'N / 82°06'W40°59'N / 82°00'W5.00 Miles100 Yards001K0Wayne
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down about four miles south of West Salem just east of State Route 301 along Pleasant Home Road. The tornado then traveled northeast for approximately five miles before dissipating two and one half miles southwest of Burbank near the intersection of Britton and Franchester Roads. Extensive damage was done along the damage path which was mostly around 50 yards in width but up to several hundred feet wide along Palmer Road. A home on Pleasant Home Road was heavily damaged as were three other homes on Easton Road to the west of Wohlganuth Road. Two more homes were severely damaged on Wohlganuth Road. A home and six outbuildings were destroyed as the tornado crossed Palmer Road about a mile east of State Route 539 (Wohlganuth Road). A second home was leveled on Ruff Road just to the west of Stratton Road. Finally, a home was heavily damaged near where the tornado dissipated. Several other homes and buildings sustained minor damage. Many vehicles were also damaged. At least 20 power poles were snapped and several hundred trees downed along the damage path.
46.61992-07-12241°11'N / 82°21'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Huron
46.82002-04-28240°51'N / 81°31'W40°52'N / 81°24'W7.20 Miles440 Yards0245.5M0Stark
 Brief Description: A strong F2 tornado touched down at 158 pm edt and caused major damage and two minor injuries along a path of just over seven miles. Major damage occurred along the path which was nearly a quarter mile in width at times. The initial touchdown occurred west of the intersection of Arlington Avenue and Windy Lane Street NW near Crystal Springs. From this location, the tornado moved east northeast through residential neighborhoods in Jackson Township. The tornado passed to the north of Lake Cable, crossed Interstate 77 near Portage Street and finally dissipated near a shopping district along State Route 297 in North Canton. The damage path was intermittent along part of its length. Over 300 homes were damaged along the damage path with 25 structures destroyed. An additional 38 buildings including three businesses were partially destroyed with 50 more structures sustaining significant roof damage. Another 197 homes and businesses suffered minor damage. A middle school building suffered extensive damage and was closed for nearly a week for repairs. A nearby high school was also damaged. Approximately 1000 trees were downed by the tornado and over 300 vehicles damaged.
46.91985-05-31541°12'N / 81°02'W41°10'N / 80°34'W23.50 Miles440 Yards10250250.0M0Trumbull


* 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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