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

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

Earthquake Index, #470

Edgar Springs, MO
0.07
Missouri
0.70
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

Edgar Springs, MO
0.0000
Missouri
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, #1115

Edgar Springs, MO
137.99
Missouri
214.01
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 2,524 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Edgar Springs, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:2Dense Fog:0Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:409Hail:1,104Heat:29Heavy Snow:3
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:2Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:917Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:6Winter Storm:17Winter Weather:2
Other:29 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Edgar Springs, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 2 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Edgar Springs, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
39.11965-03-065.3N/A37.83-91.17
44.11965-10-215.2N/A37.85-91.08

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 54 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Edgar Springs, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.11999-06-01237°44'N / 91°49'W37°45'N / 91°48'W1.00 Mile250 Yards00175K0Phelps
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down northeast of Edgar Springs and moved into rural areas in northwest Dent County. 12 homes were damaged and 2 were destroyed in the Edgar Springs area. One mobile home was severely damaged in northwest Dent County. Numerous trees and power lines were downed.
4.91999-06-01237°44'N / 91°48'W37°45'N / 91°47'W1.00 Mile250 Yards0060K0Dent
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down northeast of Edgar Springs and moved into rural areas in northwest Dent County. 12 homes were damaged and 2 were destroyed in the Edgar Springs area. One mobile home was severely damaged in northwest Dent County. Numerous trees and power lines were downed.
8.71968-04-03237°35'N / 91°48'W37°38'N / 91°44'W4.70 Miles100 Yards003K0Texas
11.41968-04-03237°30'N / 91°53'W37°35'N / 91°48'W7.20 Miles100 Yards003K0Texas
14.52010-12-31337°41'N / 92°11'W37°45'N / 92°05'W8.00 Miles500 Yards0490.0M0KPulaski
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS storm survey team determined that a tornado occurred over Fort Leonard Wood. Numerous homes were destroyed on the east side of the base. Several homes suffered complete wall damage. A total of 159 homes were damaged with 41 destroyed and 32 others with significant damage. Extensive to moderate damage occurred to numerous military training areas, moderate damage occurred to installation utility systems, and extensive damage occurred in one installation family housing area. The water treatment plant on the base was severely damage which completely lost its second level of the building. The tornado disrupted the base's power supply system, shut off the water system, and damaged gas lines on the base. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Between the evening of the 30th and the morning of the 31st, two separate lines of thunderstorms produced significant severe weather across southwest Missouri including damaging wind, large hail, and deadly tornadoes. The first round of storms lifted out of Arkansas late on the evening of the 30th and the second round moved out of western Kansas shortly before daybreak on the 31st.
15.92008-01-07337°54'N / 92°01'W37°56'N / 91°57'W5.00 Miles400 Yards00110K0KPhelps
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado tracked into northeast Phelps County. The tornado impacted areas on the northern edge of Jerome destroying one home and several oubuildings. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
16.22008-01-07337°54'N / 92°03'W37°54'N / 92°01'W2.00 Miles400 Yards031.0M0KPulaski
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado tracked across a rural section of northeast Pulaski County. A few homes and several outbuildings were destroyed. The tornado then tracked into northeast Phelps County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
17.01966-10-14237°44'N / 92°14'W37°53'N / 92°04'W13.70 Miles150 Yards062.5M0Pulaski
17.81966-12-08237°57'N / 91°46'W0.20 Mile17 Yards0025K0Phelps
17.81973-06-04237°57'N / 91°46'W0.30 Mile100 Yards01250K0Phelps
20.61988-11-15237°49'N / 92°14'W37°51'N / 92°11'W3.00 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Pulaski
20.72010-12-31337°56'N / 91°48'W38°02'N / 91°39'W11.00 Miles500 Yards261.0M0KPhelps
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A NWS survey team determined that an EF-3 tornado occurred north of Rolla. The heaviest damage occurred between state Highway E and County Road 8040. Two single wide mobile homes were completely destroyed with debris thrown upstream while the frames were detached. Two fatalities occurred in one of these homes. A two story home had all but its interior walls destroyed. Several cars were thrown with one vehicle thrown over the destroyed home. Minor to moderate roof and tree damage occurred at various locations near the starting point to Highway 63 north of Rolla. There was primarily tree damage between Highway 63 and Highway 68. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Between the evening of the 30th and the morning of the 31st, two separate lines of thunderstorms produced significant severe weather across southwest Missouri including damaging wind, large hail, and deadly tornadoes. The first round of storms lifted out of Arkansas late on the evening of the 30th and the second round moved out of western Kansas shortly before daybreak on the 31st.
21.11978-05-12237°59'N / 92°01'W38°01'N / 91°55'W5.60 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Phelps
23.01978-05-12237°56'N / 92°16'W37°59'N / 92°01'W13.90 Miles400 Yards042.5M0Pulaski
23.41988-03-24237°20'N / 91°55'W37°24'N / 91°47'W12.00 Miles50 Yards052.5M0Texas
24.31999-06-01338°00'N / 91°41'W38°00'N / 91°34'W7.00 Miles300 Yards003.5M0Phelps
 Brief Description: A tornado with an intermittent damage path, damaged 200 homes, businesses, and other buildings in the southern portion of St. James. Of these, 33 homes were destroyed along with the St. James Golf Course clubhouse and two Missouri Department of Transportation (MODOT) buildings. Initially, the tornado touched down just west of the intersection of Hwy BB and County Road (CR) 3370 and produced F1 damage, damaging roofs and destroying a barn. The path width was about 200 yards. The tornado then moved east, south of the downtown St. James area and intensified. F2-F3 damage occurred with a 200-300 yard damage path. Several homes and farm buildings were severely damaged or destroyed. F3 damage occurred at the golf course and at the MODOT site south-southeast of town with a damage path width of 300 yards. The tornado then weakened rapidly, producing F1 damage with a damage path width of 150 yards about 3 miles southeast of downtown.
24.91954-03-25437°22'N / 92°10'W37°27'N / 92°05'W7.20 Miles100 Yards0025K0Texas
26.11957-05-21337°33'N / 91°30'W37°37'N / 91°20'W10.20 Miles440 Yards0225K0Dent
26.21975-09-11237°20'N / 91°58'W0.30 Mile40 Yards00250K0Texas
26.31960-11-15238°04'N / 91°43'W2.00 Miles17 Yards0025K0Maries
27.31982-04-16238°05'N / 91°57'W38°07'N / 91°45'W13.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Maries
30.71979-04-11337°02'N / 92°06'W37°30'N / 91°50'W35.40 Miles400 Yards092.5M0Texas
31.01954-03-25437°19'N / 92°14'W37°22'N / 92°10'W4.90 Miles100 Yards2025K0Texas
31.31980-04-07237°51'N / 92°25'W37°52'N / 92°24'W032.5M0Camden
33.21974-04-13237°11'N / 92°00'W37°17'N / 91°58'W7.10 Miles150 Yards00250K0Texas
33.71968-06-24237°12'N / 92°01'W37°16'N / 92°02'W4.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Texas
34.01966-10-14237°31'N / 92°29'W37°35'N / 92°26'W5.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Laclede
34.31982-12-02237°10'N / 92°14'W37°24'N / 92°10'W10.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Texas
36.71982-04-16238°06'N / 91°25'W00250K0Crawford
37.01960-11-15237°35'N / 92°40'W37°38'N / 92°24'W14.90 Miles200 Yards0325K0Laclede
37.01960-11-15238°13'N / 91°43'W38°14'N / 91°41'W1.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Maries
37.62009-05-08237°37'N / 92°33'W37°39'N / 92°33'W2.00 Miles440 Yards00500K0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado touched down near the small community of Oakland. This tornado damaged numerous outbuildings and destroyed a mobile home. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
38.01974-04-14238°03'N / 91°24'W38°05'N / 91°17'W6.50 Miles100 Yards00250K0Crawford
40.02008-01-07337°29'N / 92°46'W37°41'N / 92°24'W25.00 Miles300 Yards0128.0M0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This is an extension of the Webster County tornado. A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-3 tornado tracked across Laclede County. Numerous homes and outbuildings south of Lebanon were destroyed while 12 were injured. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
41.91967-12-21437°41'N / 91°08'W37°44'N / 91°04'W5.10 Miles200 Yards052.5M0Iron
42.72008-03-31237°42'N / 92°40'W37°41'N / 92°38'W2.00 Miles75 Yards00500K0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado caused damage to several homes and businesses on the north side of Lebanon. A bus was also overturned at Esther Elemetary School. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Eleven tornadoes and significant flash flooding occurred in response to several clusters of thunderstorms impacting the Missouri Ozarks. The ground was saturated from record rainfall in both the months of February and March. Record flooding occurred along Lake Taneycomo as high releases from Table Rock Lake Dam flooded all lowlands along Taneycomo, including numerous frame and mobile homes.
42.92006-03-12237°19'N / 92°42'W37°29'N / 92°24'W20.00 Miles100 Yards00450K0Wright
 Brief Description: This tornado is a continuation of the second Webster County tornado that crossed into Wright County approximately one mile north of Duncan. The tornado continued to produce significant structural damage across rural northwest Wright County. The tornado eventually crossed into Laclede County near the community of Competition. 23 structures were damaged while six structures were completely destroyed.
44.12009-05-08237°04'N / 91°39'W37°12'N / 91°22'W17.00 Miles880 Yards0050K13.0MShannon
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado is a continuation of the southeastern Texas County tornado. A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado entered rural west central Shannon County from southeastern Texas County. This tornado tracked across forested areas of west central and central Shannon County, uprooting and snapping numerous trees. The Missouri Department of Conservation announced that the tornado and other high winds from this event resulted in $13M of damage to trees. The tornado also damaged a sawmill along its path. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
44.31966-10-14238°06'N / 92°31'W38°09'N / 92°27'W4.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Miller
44.61984-04-29238°13'N / 91°36'W38°22'N / 91°27'W14.00 Miles10 Yards01025.0M0Gasconade
44.71995-11-10237°41'N / 92°46'W37°37'N / 92°36'W10.00 Miles200 Yards003.0M0Laclede
 Brief Description: A tornado skipped across the Lebanon area, destroying several buildings including the Tracker Marine plant, and heavily damaging another 30 homes.
45.01966-10-14238°02'N / 92°35'W38°03'N / 92°34'W0025K0Camden
45.91982-12-02237°04'N / 92°17'W37°10'N / 92°14'W7.00 Miles150 Yards092.5M0Wright
46.01960-11-15237°33'N / 92°43'W37°35'N / 92°40'W3.30 Miles200 Yards0025K0Laclede
46.31959-09-26437°21'N / 92°40'W37°26'N / 92°34'W7.80 Miles100 Yards00250K0Wright
46.71966-12-08237°06'N / 92°15'W1.00 Mile100 Yards003K0Texas
47.32009-05-08237°00'N / 91°49'W37°03'N / 91°42'W7.00 Miles880 Yards002.0M0KHowell
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado tracked across rural sections of northern Howell County. The tornado damaged several homes and outbuildings. Numerous trees were also uprooted from the tornado. This tornado continued into southeastern Texas County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An intense squall line impacted extreme southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks with mainly damaging winds. However, 19 tornadoes along with large hail was also observed. Due to the straight line nature of the winds, damage was widespread and intense.
47.71973-11-24237°09'N / 91°21'W1.00 Mile60 Yards31250K0Shannon
47.82002-04-27237°01'N / 91°59'W37°01'N / 91°57'W1.50 Miles100 Yards001.5M0Howell
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado, plus associated destructive convergent winds around the tornadic circulation, caused extensive damage from 2 miles west of the Willow Springs Highway Patrol Headquarters, northeast to a mile and a half northeast of Willow Springs along Highway 378. Although the tornadic circulation was only 100 yards wide, it caused damage up to 300 yards wide. Large, century year old oak trees were uprooted throughout the area. West of the Willow Springs Highway Patrol Headquarters, a bass boat was thrown across two pastures and over two fences. A barn near this pasture was damaged. Troop G Headquarters had their 365' radio tower blown down. The tower landed on a home in the Hickory Hills Subdivision in Willow Springs. Four homes loss shingles and two homes completely lost their roofs. A church was rotated 45 degrees off its foundation and cemetery headstones were toppled. The worst damage occurred on a hilltop north of Willow Springs where a home was almost completely destroyed along with numerous outbuildings in a half mile area.
48.22003-05-04337°54'N / 92°50'W37°59'N / 92°34'W14.00 Miles400 Yards4275.0M1.0MCamden
 Brief Description: A long lived cyclic supercell that had a history of producing large and destructive tornadoes spawned another large tornado in rural south central Camden County. This tornado then tracked northeast into more populated areas south of Camdenton, where it claimed the lives of four local residents. Approximately 50 homes and outbuildings were destroyed along with significant agricultural loss. Roy Wright age 53, was deceased from being tossed from his mobile home as the tornado struck. George and Betty Jones ages 75 and 76, were taking cover in there bath tub while the tornado directly struck their frame home. They were deceased from being tossed into a field about three feet from each other. Grace Racy was taking shelter in her frame home while the tornado approached. She suffered a broken back along with other critical injuries from being tossed and hit by flying debris. She deceased about a month and a half after the event of complications from the injuries. F83PH, M53MH, M75PH, F76PH
48.41966-10-14237°54'N / 92°48'W38°02'N / 92°35'W14.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Camden
48.81979-04-11337°01'N / 92°07'W37°02'N / 92°06'W000K0Douglas
49.02008-01-07237°34'N / 92°48'W37°36'N / 92°42'W5.00 Miles300 Yards00100K0KLaclede
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A National Weather Service storm survey revealed that an EF-2 tornado tracked across rural southwest Laclede County. The tornado was tracking directly toward Lebanon, but lifted approximately two miles out of town. One home and numerous outbuildings were destroyed. EPISODE NARRATIVE: An unusual mid winter tornado outbreak occurred over southwest and central Missouri. 31 tornadoes struck the region within a 15 hour time frame on 7 January into early morning 8 January. Two tornadoes intensified to EF-3 status while five tornadoes caused EF-2 damage. All other tornadoes during this outbreak were surveyed and given EF-0 and EF-1 status. Multiple training supercells spawned most of these tornadoes that occurred along the Interstate 44 corridor. Toward the end of this episode, a broken squall line spawned numerous EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes across the southern Missouri Ozarks.
49.51976-02-21237°00'N / 91°42'W0.90 Mile37 Yards012.5M0Howell


* 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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