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

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

Earthquake Index, #365

Eleva, WI

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

Eleva, WI

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, #451

Eleva, WI

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 2,818 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Eleva, WI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:17Cold:65Dense Fog:69Drought:32
Dust Storm:0Flood:169Hail:850Heat:45Heavy Snow:99
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:26Landslide:0Strong Wind:71
Thunderstorm Winds:1,004Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:3Winter Storm:199Winter Weather:42

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Eleva, WI.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Eleva, WI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 65 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Eleva, WI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
1.91960-06-28244°34'N / 91°35'W44°32'N / 91°20'W12.20 Miles67 Yards0025K0Buffalo
14.01953-05-10444°12'N / 91°51'W44°36'N / 91°22'W36.40 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Buffalo
14.91982-09-12244°46'N / 91°30'W44°49'N / 91°25'W5.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Eau Claire
14.91983-07-03244°38'N / 91°15'W44°43'N / 91°09'W8.00 Miles880 Yards00250K0Eau Claire
15.11970-09-21244°42'N / 91°13'W2.00 Miles100 Yards003K0Eau Claire
16.01980-07-15244°37'N / 91°11'W44°37'N / 91°07'W2.70 Miles33 Yards00250K0Eau Claire
16.51953-05-10444°36'N / 91°22'W44°52'N / 91°04'W23.40 Miles100 Yards052.5M0Eau Claire
16.61983-07-03244°49'N / 91°29'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Eau Claire
16.61982-09-12244°48'N / 91°33'W44°50'N / 91°27'W5.00 Miles77 Yards002.5M0Eau Claire
17.71976-06-12244°50'N / 91°29'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0025K0St. Croix
17.91980-07-15344°50'N / 91°31'W1.00 Mile440 Yards1102.5M0Eau Claire
18.31998-05-15344°36'N / 91°50'W44°40'N / 91°50'W5.00 Miles66 Yards06100K0Pepin
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down in northern Buffalo County, and continued on ground for 9 miles into eastern Pepin County. Two homes were destroyed in Pepin County. House collapse injured 6 family members. Trailer home also damaged. Tornado rated F3 for a brief time east of Durand, however most of its damage track rated F1.
18.41964-05-23244°27'N / 91°20'W44°32'N / 90°54'W21.90 Miles100 Yards00250K0Trempealeau
18.61968-03-27244°18'N / 91°21'W44°22'N / 91°16'W5.70 Miles100 Yards01250K0Trempealeau
18.91971-07-18244°52'N / 91°32'W44°50'N / 91°26'W4.50 Miles100 Yards12250K0Eau Claire
20.01980-07-15244°52'N / 91°29'W0.20 Mile67 Yards152.5M0Chippewa
22.01969-06-26244°26'N / 91°08'W44°40'N / 90°55'W19.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Jackson
22.61959-05-26344°28'N / 91°06'W44°35'N / 90°56'W11.30 Miles67 Yards00250K0Jackson
23.51958-06-04444°46'N / 91°16'W44°49'N / 90°56'W16.50 Miles880 Yards432.5M0Eau Claire
24.31998-05-30244°53'N / 91°46'W44°50'N / 91°46'W1.00 Mile100 Yards08400K0Dunn
 Brief Description: Two people severely injured during house collapse. Two homes destroyed. Several barns and sheds were also demolished. 6 people suffered minor injuries. One mobile home destroyed.
25.81951-09-12344°41'N / 92°02'W44°55'N / 91°45'W21.10 Miles200 Yards01250K0Dunn
26.31982-09-12244°46'N / 91°56'W0.50 Mile33 Yards002.5M0Dunn
27.51958-06-04444°56'N / 91°28'W45°00'N / 91°15'W11.10 Miles600 Yards350250K0Chippewa
27.81959-05-26344°35'N / 90°56'W44°39'N / 90°53'W4.30 Miles67 Yards02250K0Clark
28.31982-05-17244°13'N / 91°54'W44°20'N / 91°49'W9.00 Miles200 Yards032.5M0Buffalo
28.81966-07-10244°26'N / 91°00'W44°27'N / 90°50'W7.90 Miles33 Yards0325K0Jackson
29.41951-09-12344°38'N / 92°05'W44°41'N / 92°02'W3.30 Miles200 Yards00250K0Pepin
30.21997-06-15244°46'N / 92°02'W44°46'N / 92°01'W1.00 Mile500 Yards00200K0Dunn
 Brief Description: Three silos, machine shed, barn and several trees damaged or destroyed. Pieces of shed found 1 mile away. Numerous trees and power lines down.
30.41954-06-18244°23'N / 91°02'W44°20'N / 90°50'W10.20 Miles900 Yards00250K0Jackson
30.51971-09-28244°49'N / 92°01'W44°52'N / 91°55'W5.20 Miles100 Yards0125K0Dunn
31.51958-06-04344°57'N / 91°10'W44°58'N / 91°04'W4.30 Miles300 Yards032.5M0Chippewa
31.81971-07-18245°01'N / 92°12'W44°52'N / 91°32'W34.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Dunn
32.31971-09-28344°55'N / 91°02'W44°52'N / 90°56'W5.40 Miles300 Yards03250K0Chippewa
33.21958-06-04544°57'N / 91°55'W45°03'N / 91°40'W13.70 Miles880 Yards0025.0M0Dunn
33.41959-05-26344°00'N / 91°25'W44°13'N / 91°11'W18.70 Miles67 Yards00250K0Trempealeau
33.91982-05-17244°12'N / 91°57'W44°13'N / 91°54'W3.00 Miles800 Yards00250K0Wabasha
34.01959-05-04244°19'N / 90°53'W1.00 Mile33 Yards0025K0Jackson
35.11971-09-28344°52'N / 90°56'W44°50'N / 90°48'W6.20 Miles300 Yards00250K0Clark
37.01958-06-04544°55'N / 92°09'W44°57'N / 91°55'W11.40 Miles880 Yards205425.0M0Dunn
37.91983-07-19244°51'N / 90°48'W1.00 Mile200 Yards003K0Clark
38.41984-06-07244°58'N / 90°56'W44°59'N / 90°55'W1.00 Mile150 Yards00250K0Chippewa
39.31971-07-18244°07'N / 91°00'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Monroe
40.61958-05-24344°51'N / 92°32'W44°37'N / 92°00'W30.60 Miles50 Yards00250K0Pierce
41.01953-05-10444°00'N / 92°05'W44°12'N / 91°51'W17.80 Miles33 Yards052.5M0Winona
41.51964-05-04244°07'N / 90°57'W44°12'N / 90°47'W9.70 Miles200 Yards02250K0Jackson
42.11962-06-23244°58'N / 90°50'W44°57'N / 90°46'W2.30 Miles33 Yards003K0Clark
42.21977-07-30445°06'N / 91°32'W45°16'N / 91°13'W19.00 Miles300 Yards02025.0M0Chippewa
42.71981-06-14244°51'N / 92°15'W0.50 Mile33 Yards00250K0Pierce
43.01967-07-22244°49'N / 92°23'W44°46'N / 92°12'W9.20 Miles200 Yards03250K0Pierce
43.11984-06-07244°59'N / 90°55'W45°01'N / 90°44'W11.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Clark
43.22010-07-14244°45'N / 92°21'W44°49'N / 92°15'W6.00 Miles30 Yards000K0KPierce
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: Several sheds and outbuildings were destroyed, as were a couple of barns. Hundreds of trees were snapped. The tornado was accompanied by strong rear flank downdraft winds that also knocked down numerous trees. EPISODE NARRATIVE: The morning of Wednesday July 14th had a complex of severe thunderstorms moving across eastern North Dakota, into portions of west-central and central Minnesota. This complex moved eastward during the morning, and intensified across portions of east-central Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin. Several waves of severe thunderstorms developed across west-central Wisconsin and began to reform westward into Minnesota by the early afternoon. These severe storms that reformed in east-central Minnesota, quickly moved into west-central Wisconsin by the mid afternoon and caused tornadoes and damaging straight-line winds. In addition to the winds and hail, several inches of rainfall caused flooding in Polk, Barron, St Croix and Rusk Counties.
43.41965-05-05343°55'N / 91°21'W44°04'N / 90°57'W22.20 Miles100 Yards012.5M0La Crosse
43.51982-05-17243°58'N / 92°05'W44°12'N / 91°57'W14.00 Miles800 Yards00250K0Winona
44.21958-06-04544°54'N / 92°20'W44°55'N / 92°09'W8.60 Miles880 Yards12025.0M0St. Croix
44.21969-06-26244°46'N / 90°55'W45°02'N / 90°28'W28.50 Miles100 Yards022.5M0Clark
44.81957-04-19243°58'N / 91°10'W43°58'N / 91°09'W000K0La Crosse
45.61999-07-08244°00'N / 91°54'W43°58'N / 91°51'W3.50 Miles100 Yards022.0M60KWinona
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down just northwest of Lewiston (Winona County), then moved into the middle of town and intensified. Numerous homes along Main Street had extensive damage with broken windows, damaged roofs and downed trees. One home had the entire roof taken off, while at least 4 cars were demolished from debris landing on them. A farm southeast of town had every building destroyed, except the house. Of the 1,300 population in Lewiston, only two people sustained minor injuries. Elsewhere across southeast Minnesota, spotters and law enforcement officials reported hail up to 2 inches in diameter along with trees and power lines knocked down.
46.81964-08-28244°17'N / 92°21'W44°20'N / 92°20'W2.70 Miles67 Yards00250K0Wabasha
47.61967-07-22245°18'N / 91°32'W45°13'N / 91°07'W20.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Rusk
48.01965-05-05343°51'N / 91°27'W43°55'N / 91°21'W6.20 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Winona
48.01980-07-15245°05'N / 92°09'W45°05'N / 92°08'W1122.5M0Dunn
48.31960-08-28244°04'N / 90°48'W0.50 Mile50 Yards0025K0Monroe
48.61980-07-15245°05'N / 92°10'W45°05'N / 92°09'W002.5M0St. Croix
48.81980-06-05243°58'N / 91°51'W43°53'N / 91°51'W5.70 Miles100 Yards00250K0Winona
50.01977-07-30245°11'N / 91°13'W45°18'N / 90°55'W16.50 Miles1000 Yards182.5M0Chippewa

* 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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