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Emma, MO Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #1066

Emma, MO
0.00
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

Emma, 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, #546

Emma, MO
213.10
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 3,356 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Emma, MO were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:11Dense Fog:1Drought:8
Dust Storm:0Flood:468Hail:1,496Heat:58Heavy Snow:16
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:20Landslide:0Strong Wind:10
Thunderstorm Winds:1,166Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:57Winter Weather:3
Other:39 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Emma, MO.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Emma, MO.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 75 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Emma, MO.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
2.11961-07-22238°58'N / 93°30'W38°58'N / 93°25'W4.10 Miles200 Yards00250K0Saline
3.91958-06-13238°59'N / 93°36'W38°57'N / 93°32'W4.10 Miles440 Yards00250K0Lafayette
4.82006-03-12238°56'N / 93°27'W38°55'N / 93°25'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0000Pettis
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down at 2007CST...5 miles west-northwest of Houstonia and moved into Saline county 3 miles west-northwest of Houstonia at 2009 CST. Tornado was over rural areas with no significant damage noted.
5.21968-05-15238°56'N / 93°38'W39°00'N / 93°33'W5.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Johnson
9.41968-05-15238°55'N / 93°41'W38°56'N / 93°38'W1.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Johnson
10.02003-05-09239°05'N / 93°37'W39°08'N / 93°31'W9.00 Miles300 Yards00500K0Lafayette
 Brief Description: Tornado reported near Corder and tracked northeast into Saline county. destoyed a machine shed, house with grain bins damaged along with a dairy barn.
10.31973-05-01239°06'N / 93°36'W0.50 Mile50 Yards003K0Lafayette
10.31965-09-20239°03'N / 93°34'W39°12'N / 93°25'W13.00 Miles100 Yards003K0Lafayette
12.72003-05-09239°10'N / 93°29'W39°09'N / 93°28'W1.00 Mile300 Yards0000Saline
 Brief Description: Tornado entered Saline county from Lafayette county and promptly dissipated in open country.
13.12006-03-12238°57'N / 93°23'W39°08'N / 93°09'W17.00 Miles150 Yards063.0M0Saline
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed into Saline county from Pettis county at 2009 CST. The tornado crossed over Interstate 70 at mile marker 71 at 2012 CST. Six people seeking shelter under a highway overpass were injured. Their cars were crushed when a semi was blown over on top of them. The tornado produced F2 damage just northeast of I-70 where several houses lost their roofs and a church was destroyed. The tornado continued northeast over rural areas and dissipated 3 miles east of Marshall at 2035 CST.
13.41968-05-15238°53'N / 93°46'W38°55'N / 93°41'W4.50 Miles50 Yards0025K0Johnson
14.31977-05-04339°00'N / 93°55'W39°12'N / 93°30'W26.20 Miles100 Yards152.5M0Lafayette
17.32006-03-12238°43'N / 93°31'W38°44'N / 93°30'W0.80 Mile200 Yards0000Pettis
 Brief Description: F2 tornado crossed from Johnson county into Pettis county at 2057 CST and quickly dissipated. No significant damage was observed as the tornado moved over rural areas.
17.61967-04-21239°05'N / 93°20'W39°07'N / 93°05'W13.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Saline
19.41980-05-12239°07'N / 93°29'W39°14'N / 93°00'W27.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Saline
22.41980-05-12338°40'N / 93°25'W38°44'N / 93°08'W15.80 Miles300 Yards02325.0M0Pettis
23.01977-05-04338°38'N / 93°24'W38°43'N / 93°13'W11.20 Miles700 Yards02425.0M0Pettis
23.22006-03-12238°36'N / 93°40'W38°42'N / 93°32'W12.00 Miles200 Yards042.0M0Johnson
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down at 2040 CST 2 miles northeast of Leeton...producing F0 damage along PP Highway. As it moved northeast...additional F0 to F1 damage was noted to a farmstead along SE 650th Road. The most intense F2 damage was noted along Y Highway just east of Highway 23...where several homes suffered F2 damage. The tornado crossed into Pettis county at 2057 CST...1.5 miles southeast of Whiteman Air Force Base.
23.61973-04-20239°19'N / 93°30'W5.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Carroll
23.61952-08-21238°41'N / 93°16'W38°42'N / 93°14'W1.30 Miles300 Yards11325.0M0Pettis
23.71956-12-04239°07'N / 93°08'W39°10'N / 93°05'W4.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
23.72006-03-12339°03'N / 93°12'W39°07'N / 92°57'W15.00 Miles350 Yards0075K0Saline
 Brief Description: Tornado touched down 6 miles south of Marshall at 2028 CST. It traveled east-northeast and for a time paralleled another tornado to the north before the first one occluded. Little damage was noted along the track until it neared the Howard county line. The tornado merged with another tornado near the Missouri River and quickly produced F3 damage to a farmstead. The tornado then entered Howard county 4 miles north of Arrow Rock at 2046 CST.
25.41973-04-20238°42'N / 93°11'W2.00 Miles50 Yards082.5M0Pettis
25.71967-04-21239°07'N / 93°05'W39°10'N / 93°03'W3.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
26.61964-04-12238°34'N / 93°46'W38°41'N / 93°38'W10.70 Miles100 Yards13250K0Johnson
27.11977-05-04439°21'N / 93°45'W39°23'N / 93°11'W30.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Carroll
27.71956-12-04239°10'N / 93°05'W39°14'N / 93°03'W4.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
28.02006-03-12238°37'N / 93°17'W38°40'N / 93°07'W11.20 Miles500 Yards162.5M0Pettis
 Brief Description: F2 tornado touched down 6.5 miles east of Green Ridge at 1612 CST and moved northeast. The tornado caused the death of one woman...when the trailer she was fleeing was blown on top of her. Another 6 people were injured as well. Numerous homes suffered varying degrees of damage. The tornado lifted one mile southwest of Smithton at 1625 CST. F39MH
28.71968-05-15238°50'N / 94°03'W38°53'N / 93°58'W5.20 Miles200 Yards02250K0Johnson
28.81961-05-07239°23'N / 93°37'W39°24'N / 93°26'W9.60 Miles50 Yards0025K0Carroll
29.11967-04-21239°10'N / 93°03'W39°11'N / 92°59'W3.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Saline
30.11961-05-07239°24'N / 93°26'W39°25'N / 93°25'W0025K0Carroll
30.61973-04-19438°32'N / 93°32'W10.00 Miles880 Yards0525K0Henry
30.91973-04-20238°50'N / 92°57'W2.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Cooper
31.72003-05-04238°38'N / 94°07'W38°44'N / 93°47'W18.00 Miles100 Yards001K0Johnson
 Brief Description: This is the Cass county tornado which entered Johnson county in open country around Latour. Reported by a trained spotter. tornado intermittently touched down for the next 18 miles in mainly open country. A dry line moved into eastern Kansas on the afternoon of May 4th. Severe thunderstorms quickly erupted in the mid afternoon hours and marched east northeast into Missouri. Several of the severe thunderstorms became tornadic. A supercell thunderstorm produced 4 seperate tornadoes over the northland of Kansas City. The strongest tornadoes reached F4 in intensity and moved over southern portions of Platte and Clay counties. In Platte county 14 buildings were destroyed, 43 suffered major damage and 149 had minor damage. There were no fatalities or injuries and total damage was estimated at $33.95 million dollars. In Clay county total damages were estimated at $91 million dollars. Several hundred homes were either destroyed or had major or minor damage. No fatalities were observed but there were 19 injuries. This was the most significant tornado outbeak in the Kansas City Metropolitan area, since the Pleasant Hill Missouri outbreak in 1977.
31.71969-04-04238°43'N / 93°59'W0.30 Mile150 Yards01250K0Johnson
32.01977-05-04439°19'N / 94°00'W39°21'N / 93°45'W13.40 Miles880 Yards012.5M0Ray
32.61973-04-20338°27'N / 93°28'W38°34'N / 93°21'W10.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Benton
33.11951-07-08239°13'N / 94°01'W39°15'N / 94°01'W2.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Ray
33.51961-05-07239°20'N / 93°55'W39°20'N / 93°55'W0225K0Ray
34.01973-04-20238°32'N / 93°13'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Benton
34.61961-07-22238°50'N / 94°08'W38°51'N / 94°06'W1.30 Miles133 Yards0025K0Jackson
35.11977-05-04439°23'N / 93°11'W39°26'N / 93°07'W4.90 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Chariton
35.21961-05-07239°18'N / 94°03'W39°20'N / 93°55'W7.30 Miles50 Yards0025K0Ray
35.51960-12-04239°15'N / 94°03'W39°23'N / 93°56'W11.00 Miles17 Yards0025K0Ray
36.61967-01-24339°10'N / 94°10'W39°15'N / 94°03'W8.30 Miles200 Yards2182.5M0Ray
36.61999-04-08239°28'N / 93°24'W39°31'N / 93°17'W6.50 Miles200 Yards00300K100KCarroll
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down 3 miles west of Bosworth and moved northeast into Chariton and Macon Counties. A home was destroyed 1 mile north of Bosworth and several large trees were downed before the tornado moved into Chariton County. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
36.61964-04-12338°52'N / 94°13'W38°54'N / 94°07'W5.40 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Jackson
36.81960-12-04239°23'N / 93°56'W39°24'N / 93°55'W0025K0Ray
36.91957-05-20239°12'N / 94°12'W39°17'N / 93°59'W12.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson
37.01992-09-07238°52'N / 92°55'W38°50'N / 92°44'W10.20 Miles60 Yards00250K0Cooper
37.31958-07-17239°20'N / 94°01'W2.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Ray
38.91973-04-20338°25'N / 93°24'W5.00 Miles50 Yards003K0Pettis
39.51967-04-21339°28'N / 93°46'W39°36'N / 93°33'W14.60 Miles440 Yards00250K0Ray
39.81967-01-24339°06'N / 94°15'W39°10'N / 94°10'W6.20 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Jackson
40.11964-04-12338°50'N / 94°14'W38°52'N / 94°13'W1.30 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Jackson
40.21973-04-20338°18'N / 93°17'W38°34'N / 93°10'W19.40 Miles100 Yards04250K0Benton
40.22006-03-12339°09'N / 92°57'W39°16'N / 92°40'W20.00 Miles350 Yards00450K0Howard
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed from Saline county into Howard county...8 miles southwest of Glasgow at 2046 CST. F2 damage was noted to several farmsteads to the northwest of Fayette before the tornado dissipated at 2102 CST...2 miles east of Armstrong.
40.71952-05-22238°54'N / 94°16'W38°56'N / 94°14'W1.30 Miles440 Yards01250K0Jackson
41.41977-05-04439°19'N / 94°08'W39°21'N / 94°06'W2.30 Miles300 Yards0025K0Ray
41.92006-03-12238°28'N / 94°04'W38°33'N / 93°55'W11.00 Miles450 Yards113500K0Henry
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed into Henry county at 2007 CST from Cass county. The tornado produced occasional F2 damage before dissipating 3 miles east southeast of Blairstown at 2025 CST. There was one fatality where a man died after the house was destroyed. M54PH
42.11982-05-14238°50'N / 92°44'W1.00 Mile77 Yards0025K0Cooper
42.81964-04-12338°46'N / 94°17'W38°50'N / 94°14'W5.20 Miles100 Yards1102.5M0Cass
43.41977-05-04439°14'N / 94°17'W39°19'N / 94°08'W9.70 Miles400 Yards052.5M0Clay
44.11965-05-26238°58'N / 94°21'W39°01'N / 94°17'W4.90 Miles500 Yards04250K0Jackson
44.11955-03-14239°18'N / 94°13'W39°20'N / 94°10'W3.30 Miles250 Yards0025K0Clay
45.52003-05-04238°35'N / 94°13'W38°36'N / 94°09'W4.00 Miles100 Yards00200K0Cass
 Brief Description: Tornado briefly touched down at Highway 7 and County Road Z interchange. No damage and was reported by storm chaser. Tornado touched back down just north of the interchange, and then continued intermittently for 4 miles to the Johnson county line around Latour, near the inersection of Routes 2 and 131. A dry line moved into eastern Kansas on the afternoon of May 4th. Severe thunderstorms quickly erupted in the mid afternoon hours and marched east northeast into Missouri. Several of the severe thunderstorms became tornadic. A supercell thunderstorm produced 4 seperate tornadoes over the northland of Kansas City. The strongest tornadoes reached F4 in intensity and moved over southern portions of Platte and Clay counties. In Platte county 14 buildings were destroyed, 43 suffered major damage and 149 had minor damage. There were no fatalities or injuries and total damage was estimated at $33.95 million dollars. In Clay county total damages were estimated at $91 million dollars. Several hundred homes were either destroyed or had major or minor damage. No fatalities were observed but there were 19 injuries. This was the most significant tornado outbeak in the Kansas City Metropolitan area, since the Pleasant Hill Missouri outbreak in 1977.
46.01977-05-04439°13'N / 94°18'W39°14'N / 94°17'W003K0Jackson
46.91959-09-27239°02'N / 92°40'W39°03'N / 92°35'W4.10 Miles50 Yards0025K0Howard
48.01965-09-20238°54'N / 94°23'W1.50 Miles30 Yards00250K0Jackson
48.51964-04-12338°42'N / 94°24'W38°46'N / 94°17'W7.60 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Cass
48.91999-04-08239°30'N / 93°18'W39°43'N / 92°52'W26.00 Miles200 Yards00600K100KChariton
 Brief Description: The Carroll County tornado continued northeast across Chariton County damaging or destroying several outbuildings near Mendon and 5 miles south of Marceline. In addition, a single family home suffered minor damage, and a mobile home was damaged 5 miles south of Marceline. Severe weather broke out in northwest and west-central Missouri around midday on April 8. Storms tracked rapidly northeastward and moved into central and north-central Missouri by early evening. The outbreak included at least five tornadoes, one of which moved along a 54-mile path across three counties. Reports of thunderstorm wind damage were also widespread throughout the area.
49.52006-03-12238°25'N / 94°08'W38°28'N / 94°05'W5.00 Miles450 Yards0075K0Cass
 Brief Description: Tornado crossed from Bates county into Cass county...6 miles south-southwest of Creighton at 2005 CST. It moved northeast and exited Cass county into Henry county at 2007 CST...2 miles south of Creighton. F1 damage to several structures was noted.
49.71956-12-04238°16'N / 93°56'W38°23'N / 93°51'W9.10 Miles33 Yards0225K0Henry
50.01971-05-05339°37'N / 93°06'W39°38'N / 93°04'W022.5M0Chariton


* 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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