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

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

Earthquake Index, #719

East Tawakoni, TX
0.01
Texas
0.04
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 Tawakoni, TX
0.0000
Texas
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, #716

East Tawakoni, TX
230.03
Texas
208.58
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 4,198 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of East Tawakoni, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:1Dense Fog:0Drought:73
Dust Storm:1Flood:552Hail:1,495Heat:8Heavy Snow:23
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:10Landslide:0Strong Wind:32
Thunderstorm Winds:1,865Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:9Winter Storm:26Winter Weather:33
Other:69 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near East Tawakoni, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near East Tawakoni, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 98 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near East Tawakoni, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.81990-03-14232°52'N / 95°56'W32°55'N / 95°53'W4.00 Miles50 Yards000K0Rains
10.11984-02-11232°50'N / 96°05'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Leon
13.31969-04-27233°06'N / 95°57'W1.00 Mile20 Yards003K0Hunt
14.51993-10-18232°50'N / 95°42'W2.00 Miles100 Yards10500K0Rains
 Brief Description: A tornado developed 1 SE Emory and moved two miles southeast. A man was killed and his mobile home was destroyed. (M57M)
14.51994-04-29232°46'N / 95°48'W32°52'N / 95°37'W12.00 Miles100 Yards005.0M0Wood
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down just inside the Rains County line on Highway 19, then moved northeast for 12 miles before lifting at FM 515 Lake Fork Reservoir. The tornado entered Wood County at 5 NNW Alba. One house and one church were destroyed, one house was unroofed, one RV unroofed, roof damage was done to a house, and extensive tree and power line damage occured.
14.91958-06-06333°05'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Hunt
16.41967-12-21333°06'N / 96°06'W0.10 Mile33 Yards00250K0Hunt
16.81974-06-07233°09'N / 95°57'W0025K0Hunt
17.01960-01-14233°08'N / 95°49'W0.30 Mile33 Yards013K0Hopkins
17.21960-05-20233°08'N / 96°04'W33°08'N / 96°03'W1.90 Miles17 Yards003K0Hunt
17.61973-12-03332°48'N / 95°41'W32°48'N / 95°38'W3.00 Miles27 Yards000K0Rains
17.81992-05-11233°03'N / 95°47'W33°07'N / 95°38'W4.00 Miles400 Yards0025K0Hopkins
18.31958-01-14233°08'N / 96°06'W0.30 Mile33 Yards003K0Hunt
18.81985-05-13233°06'N / 96°06'W33°13'N / 96°01'W8.00 Miles77 Yards0232.5M0Hunt
18.81993-10-18232°50'N / 95°37'W32°52'N / 95°37'W10.00 Miles100 Yards00500K0Wood
 Brief Description: This tornado developed from the same mesocyclone which produced the tornado southeast of Emory. As the tornado moved across the southwest inlets of Lake Fork Reservoir and traversed the southern end of the lake, several buildings and homes were destroyed. Most of the damage was to the Brady Marina, The Minnow Bucket Restaurant, two mobile homes, and a recreational vehicle. The tornado then moved across open country, and lifted two miles NNW Quitman near FM 2225.
20.31971-12-14233°08'N / 96°06'W33°15'N / 95°57'W11.90 Miles440 Yards022.5M0Hunt
20.61961-03-26233°04'N / 96°14'W3.00 Miles880 Yards0025K0Hunt
22.61970-04-18232°58'N / 96°19'W0025K0Rockwall
22.91981-05-13232°42'N / 95°39'W32°41'N / 95°37'W2.70 Miles200 Yards00250K0Van Zandt
23.52010-01-20232°34'N / 95°52'W32°39'N / 95°37'W15.00 Miles100 Yards001.0M0KVan Zandt
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS survey team found evidence of a long track tornado in Van Zandt County. The tornado touched down near CR 859 north of Highway 64 on the northwest side of Canton and traveled approximately 15 miles in a northeast direction. Numerous structures were damaged along the track of the tornado which ended near the Silver Lake community in the extreme Northeast corner of the county. Along the damage path, a single family home lost its entire roof and part of its exterior walls. A number of large trees were uprooted and several sheds and outbuildings suffered extensive damage. A small church was destroyed in the community of Starr. A total of 150 homes suffered damage, but only one injury was reported. Based on the damage, the tornado was rated an EF-2 with peak winds in the 110 to 120 mph range. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe storms developed in an area of strong low-level lift ahead of an approaching upper level low pressure system and a slowly advancing cold front. Severe weather reports were limited to east of Interstate 35, and five tornadoes were confirmed in Henderson, Van Zandt, and Hopkins counties. Two tornadoes were rated EF-2s, one was rated an EF-1, and the remaining two were EF-0s. The Van Zandt County tornado was a long track tornado that traveled over 15 miles.
23.61974-04-21232°44'N / 96°17'W1.00 Mile200 Yards000K0Kaufman
24.91973-03-10233°10'N / 95°38'W0.50 Mile150 Yards0025K0Hopkins
25.11981-05-13232°41'N / 95°37'W32°40'N / 95°35'W2.70 Miles33 Yards00250K0Wood
25.51996-04-19233°17'N / 95°54'W33°16'N / 95°53'W0.50 Mile50 Yards00150K0Hunt
 Brief Description: Two mobile homes were destroyed, two homes were damaged, and trees and power lines were blown down by a tornado.
25.61971-12-14233°10'N / 95°37'W0.50 Mile20 Yards000K0Hopkins
26.61980-10-16233°08'N / 95°35'W33°10'N / 95°34'W2.70 Miles77 Yards00250K0Hopkins
26.91974-06-07233°13'N / 96°13'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0125K0Hunt
27.01961-03-26233°01'N / 95°31'W33°03'N / 95°28'W3.80 Miles250 Yards0125K0Hopkins
27.01974-10-31233°08'N / 95°36'W33°10'N / 95°32'W4.70 Miles40 Yards012.5M0Hopkins
27.41962-03-24233°16'N / 95°44'W2.00 Miles300 Yards0025K0Hopkins
27.81969-05-14333°03'N / 95°29'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Hopkins
28.11979-04-11233°07'N / 95°36'W33°12'N / 95°30'W8.30 Miles150 Yards00250K0Hopkins
28.21967-04-13232°30'N / 95°57'W32°30'N / 95°51'W6.10 Miles100 Yards003K0Van Zandt
28.51979-05-03332°47'N / 95°31'W32°49'N / 95°24'W7.20 Miles400 Yards002.5M0Wood
28.61970-04-25232°40'N / 96°20'W0.10 Mile10 Yards100K0Kaufman
30.11962-03-24332°40'N / 95°30'W0.50 Mile100 Yards082.5M0Wood
30.81959-10-04332°59'N / 96°27'W33°08'N / 96°25'W10.70 Miles67 Yards05250K0Collin
30.91963-03-11332°35'N / 96°18'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Kaufman
31.01975-04-29232°40'N / 95°29'W0025K0Wood
31.51964-04-05232°40'N / 95°29'W32°41'N / 95°27'W2.70 Miles1760 Yards00250K0Wood
31.91976-05-23232°54'N / 96°29'W0.10 Mile33 Yards003K0Rockwall
32.21972-03-24232°37'N / 96°22'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0025K0Kaufman
32.91992-05-11233°22'N / 96°05'W0.20 Mile200 Yards0025K0Hunt
32.91968-05-13232°56'N / 96°30'W0.40 Mile33 Yards0025K0Collin
33.01965-05-09232°35'N / 95°31'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Smith
33.11961-03-26233°22'N / 96°06'W0025K0Kaufman
33.71966-05-23333°23'N / 96°04'W2.00 Miles100 Yards0525K0Hunt
33.91959-10-04332°46'N / 96°35'W32°59'N / 96°27'W16.90 Miles67 Yards00250K0Dallas
34.31961-03-26233°02'N / 95°24'W33°04'N / 95°20'W4.70 Miles250 Yards0025K0Hopkins
34.51977-04-18233°23'N / 95°45'W000K0Delta
34.81961-03-28232°43'N / 95°25'W32°40'N / 95°22'W4.70 Miles280 Yards0025K0Wood
35.21969-10-12332°59'N / 96°32'W33°14'N / 96°27'W17.90 Miles200 Yards003K0Collin
36.11958-04-27233°12'N / 96°35'W33°12'N / 96°19'W15.40 Miles50 Yards00250K0Collin
36.31985-10-18233°08'N / 96°30'W2.00 Miles150 Yards02250K0Collin
36.71965-05-09232°23'N / 95°50'W2.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Van Zandt
37.21979-04-11232°22'N / 95°48'W32°24'N / 95°46'W3.30 Miles150 Yards003K0Van Zandt
37.81966-04-23232°57'N / 95°17'W32°57'N / 95°17'W0025K0Wood
37.81966-05-23232°57'N / 95°17'W3.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Wood
37.91971-12-14232°46'N / 96°36'W32°47'N / 96°32'W4.30 Miles167 Yards042.5M0Dallas
38.21967-03-25233°24'N / 96°14'W2.00 Miles67 Yards003K0Fannin
39.11954-06-02233°24'N / 95°42'W33°27'N / 95°37'W5.90 Miles1000 Yards1825K0Delta
39.11958-08-12232°55'N / 96°38'W32°55'N / 96°35'W3.00 Miles300 Yards003K0Dallas
39.21964-04-22333°26'N / 95°51'W33°30'N / 95°47'W5.90 Miles50 Yards0225K0Delta
39.41982-04-02232°42'N / 95°18'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0125K0Wood
39.72003-05-06232°41'N / 95°27'W32°44'N / 95°08'W18.00 Miles880 Yards05330K0Wood
 Brief Description: A strong cyclic supercell tornado developed over Mineola, Texas while a strong tornado developed shortly there after and moved to the east northeast. Numerous Pine, Oak, and other species of trees were either snapped or pushed over along the entire tornado track. Power lines were taken down across many locations along the track as well. The tornado moved over a small community of Pine Mills and destroyed 1 old frame home and 2 old mobile homes while damaging 9 others. Four injuries occurred including 1 broken leg. This tornado moved into Upshur, Harrison, and Marion Counties of northeast Texas.
39.71969-04-27233°03'N / 96°43'W33°08'N / 96°27'W16.50 Miles200 Yards045250K0Collin
40.31977-09-12233°01'N / 96°37'W2.50 Miles167 Yards0025K0Collin
40.61990-01-19232°55'N / 96°38'W0.80 Mile50 Yards012.5M0Dallas
40.91984-12-13332°47'N / 96°38'W32°53'N / 96°38'W6.90 Miles500 Yards02825.0M0Dallas
41.11968-06-24232°30'N / 95°25'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Smith
41.61957-04-02233°30'N / 95°48'W0025K0Lamar
41.71979-04-11232°15'N / 95°54'W32°22'N / 95°48'W10.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Henderson
41.71981-05-13232°42'N / 95°19'W32°40'N / 95°13'W6.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Wood
41.81962-03-24232°31'N / 95°23'W1.00 Mile50 Yards00250K0Smith
42.11984-12-13332°43'N / 96°38'W32°47'N / 96°38'W3.10 Miles500 Yards0025.0M0Dallas
43.91969-10-12332°40'N / 96°50'W32°59'N / 96°32'W28.00 Miles200 Yards023K0Dallas
44.01961-03-26233°20'N / 95°22'W0.80 Mile280 Yards0025K0Hopkins
44.01957-04-02233°29'N / 95°46'W33°34'N / 95°43'W6.50 Miles100 Yards1225K0Lamar
44.11981-05-13233°32'N / 96°05'W1.00 Mile73 Yards0025K0Fannin
44.51975-11-19232°52'N / 95°10'W000K0Wood
44.92006-05-09333°23'N / 96°26'W33°27'N / 96°24'W5.30 Miles300 Yards14500K0Grayson
 Brief Description: A significant tornado which formed in northern Collin County continued into southeastern Grayson County. A damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth found that the tornado remained strong F3 as it crossed into Grayson County. A fatality occurred on Black Road, just over the border into Grayson County, where permanent homes suffered heavy damage. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted along Yellow Bridge Road, Durham Road, and Red Moore Road. The tornado damaged outbuildings, rolled over a mobile home, and caused at least minor damage to structures in the area. The tornado, which had briefly weakened to an F1, strengthened again and caused F2 damage as it approached Gordon Road southeast of the Pilot Grove community. At least two additional homes were heavily damaged. The tornado crossed FM 121 and damaged a shed along Bethel Canyon Road, just west of Highway 160. The tornado crossed Highway 160, weakened to an F0, and dissipated approximately three miles south of Whitewright just before 11 PM. In addition to the fatality, several people suffered injuries and were transported to the hospital. M14PH
45.01966-04-23232°20'N / 95°34'W32°20'N / 95°34'W00250K0Henderson
45.41957-04-02233°33'N / 95°46'W1225K0Delta
45.81972-10-22232°17'N / 96°12'W1.30 Miles440 Yards000K0Henderson
45.81972-10-22232°17'N / 96°12'W1.30 Miles440 Yards01250K0Henderson
46.41991-11-19232°31'N / 95°17'W2.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Smith
47.31959-03-20233°26'N / 96°21'W33°35'N / 96°18'W10.70 Miles67 Yards0025K0Fannin
47.31959-03-20233°26'N / 96°21'W33°35'N / 96°18'W10.70 Miles67 Yards0025K0Fannin
47.41991-11-19232°26'N / 95°21'W32°29'N / 95°17'W7.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Smith
47.51961-04-11232°58'N / 96°45'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0325K0Dallas
47.61961-03-26333°08'N / 95°13'W33°13'N / 95°08'W7.60 Miles60 Yards0125K0Franklin
48.11955-04-06233°20'N / 95°22'W33°21'N / 95°12'W9.80 Miles33 Yards000K0Hopkins
48.81994-04-25432°36'N / 96°45'W32°40'N / 96°40'W6.00 Miles800 Yards348500K0Dallas
 Brief Description: The Lancaster tornado was on the ground for approximately 6 miles and was 1/2 mile wide, producing upper F3 to lower F4 damage. Two hundred twenty-three homes were destroyed, 227 damaged, 58 businesses destroyed. Severe damage was done to one elementary and one junior high school. Eighty percent of the historic downtown square was destroyed. (F73O)(F70O)(M71O)
48.81973-05-06233°35'N / 96°11'W0.10 Mile20 Yards0025K0Fannin
49.21999-05-04333°11'N / 95°10'W33°15'N / 95°10'W2.10 Miles25 Yards0000Franklin
 Brief Description: Supercells developed in unstable airmass ahead of strong upper low over central plains states. Damage confined to broken branches off trees and snapped twigs. This tornado moved into Titus county, TX.
49.62006-05-09333°22'N / 96°31'W33°24'N / 96°38'W4.00 Miles300 Yards261.0M0Collin
 Brief Description: A damage survey conducted by the National Weather Service in Fort Worth found that a significant tornado developed approximately three miles east-northeast of Anna. A house was unroofed and another damaged just east of Collin County Road 477. Trees and power lines were also downed. A roof was damaged along FM 2862 west of Collin County Road 480. The tornado ranged from an F1 to an F2 on the Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale during this part of its lifetime. The tornado then turned on a slightly more northerly track. The tornado reached its maximum intensity of F3 as it crossed FM 3133 just north of the Westminster community. Vegetation west of FM 3133 was scoured. Two homes were heavily damaged south of Collin County Road 531. A mobile home and several permanent structures suffered heavy damage along Brangus and Black Roads, near the Collin-Grayson County line. These were the locations of the fatalities. Several other people suffered injuries and were transported to hospitals. Numerous livestock were killed. The affected parts of Collin County were declared disaster areas. The tornado continued on its destructive path as it crossed into Grayson County. F80MH, M82MH
49.61957-04-02333°17'N / 96°37'W33°24'N / 96°37'W8.00 Miles33 Yards02250K0Collin
49.61977-03-27233°12'N / 96°43'W00250K0Collin


* 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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