Elsmere, NE Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Elsmere is about the same as Nebraska average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Elsmere is much lower than Nebraska average and is much lower than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #217
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
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, #591
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 1,591 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Elsmere, NE were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||17||Hail:||1,212||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||0|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||0|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||330||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||1||Winter Storm:||0||Winter Weather:||0|
No volcano is found in or near Elsmere, NE.
Historical Earthquake Events
A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Elsmere, NE.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Depth (km)||Latitude||Longitude|
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 15 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Elsmere, NE.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|14.1||1999-06-04||2||42°05'N / 100°30'W||42°15'N / 100°30'W||19.00 Miles||250 Yards||0||0||50K||0||Cherry|
|Brief Description: This was a continuation of the Thomas county tornado that initially touched down 3 miles north north west of Thedford and traveled into Cherry county.|
|18.5||1986-08-06||2||42°03'N / 100°12'W||41°56'N / 100°21'W||9.00 Miles||70 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Blaine|
|18.5||1962-05-15||2||42°17'N / 100°37'W||0||0||25K||0||Cherry|
|22.1||1986-08-06||2||41°56'N / 100°21'W||41°59'N / 100°27'W||10.00 Miles||70 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Thomas|
|22.5||1999-06-04||2||42°01'N / 100°36'W||42°05'N / 100°35'W||4.00 Miles||250 Yards||0||0||50K||0||Thomas|
|Brief Description: The tornado, observed by numerous storm chasers, including the VORTEX team, and the general public, touched down in Thomas County 3 miles north northwest of Thedford and was on the ground for 15 miles before lifting in southeast Cherry County 6 miles east southeast of Brownlee. The path was over rangeland destroying 9 windmills, several miles of fences and nemerous trees. This was the most significant of 6 tornadoes produced by the same supercell thunderstorm.|
|27.8||1956-10-29||4||41°30'N / 100°20'W||42°24'N / 99°29'W||75.90 Miles||440 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Rock|
|28.5||1965-05-08||2||42°34'N / 100°02'W||42°42'N / 100°00'W||9.00 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Brown|
|31.6||1965-05-08||2||42°33'N / 99°50'W||42°37'N / 99°48'W||4.10 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Brown|
|32.6||1979-07-07||2||42°33'N / 99°47'W||42°32'N / 99°42'W||3.30 Miles||300 Yards||0||1||2.5M||0||Brown|
|35.2||1979-07-07||2||42°32'N / 99°42'W||42°27'N / 99°35'W||7.80 Miles||300 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Rock|
|39.0||1965-05-24||2||41°29'N / 100°30'W||41°59'N / 100°34'W||34.60 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Logan|
|46.0||2009-07-13||2||42°49'N / 100°45'W||0||0||25K||0K||Cherry|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado touched down briefly on the north side of the Bob Kruger ranch. The tornado lifted an old trailer home south southwestward about 20 yards and destroyed it. It also moved a hay baler 10 yards and turned it around. It snapped off numerous tree limbs, tore metal siding off a quonset, and destroyed a metal wind break. Numerous storm chasers captured the intense supercell on video. Chasers reported inflow winds into the supercell of up to 70 mph. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A very intense supercell moved out of central South Dakota and into north central Nebraska producing an isolated tornado and damaging inflow winds. Another isolated thunderstorm also developed over southwest Nebraska with large hail and strong wind gusts.|
|46.9||1956-06-05||2||42°56'N / 100°08'W||0||0||0K||0||Keya Paha|
|47.2||1963-06-08||2||42°50'N / 99°45'W||0.30 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Keya Paha|
|48.7||1965-05-08||2||42°21'N / 99°29'W||43°00'N / 99°29'W||44.90 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Rock|
* 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.