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Fort Gratiot, MI Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Fort Gratiot is about the same as Michigan average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Fort Gratiot is lower than Michigan average and is lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #572

Fort Gratiot, MI
0.00
Michigan
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

Fort Gratiot, MI
0.0000
Michigan
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, #620

Fort Gratiot, MI
80.58
Michigan
140.33
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 1,160 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Fort Gratiot, MI were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:2Cold:11Dense Fog:4Drought:2
Dust Storm:0Flood:57Hail:289Heat:11Heavy Snow:37
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:10Landslide:0Strong Wind:32
Thunderstorm Winds:626Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:2Winter Storm:22Winter Weather:10
Other:45 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Fort Gratiot, MI.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Fort Gratiot, MI.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Fort Gratiot, MI.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 16 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Fort Gratiot, MI.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
5.11984-09-02343°10'N / 82°39'W43°07'N / 82°29'W8.80 Miles400 Yards002.5M0St. Clair
9.51953-05-21442°55'N / 82°36'W42°59'N / 82°25'W10.00 Miles1760 Yards2682.5M0St. Clair
12.71953-06-08443°09'N / 82°59'W43°08'N / 82°30'W24.20 Miles833 Yards023250K0St. Clair
12.81984-09-02343°12'N / 82°47'W43°10'N / 82°39'W6.80 Miles400 Yards012.5M0Sanilac
14.61996-06-22243°08'N / 82°47'W43°08'N / 82°47'W0.20 Mile30 Yards0025K0St. Clair
22.81975-05-21243°03'N / 82°57'W0.10 Mile20 Yards0025K0St. Clair
26.11983-05-19242°50'N / 82°53'W1.80 Miles37 Yards0025K0Macomb
27.01976-03-20342°42'N / 82°58'W42°53'N / 82°44'W17.10 Miles100 Yards13250K0Macomb
29.71953-06-08443°09'N / 83°11'W43°09'N / 82°59'W9.60 Miles833 Yards00250K0Lapeer
32.51964-05-08442°40'N / 82°50'W42°40'N / 82°45'W3.30 Miles833 Yards112242.5M0Macomb
36.51983-05-02342°31'N / 82°45'W42°37'N / 82°31'W13.00 Miles200 Yards0325.0M0St. Clair
38.31974-06-15242°39'N / 82°58'W2.00 Miles20 Yards0025K0Macomb
39.51982-06-15243°21'N / 83°15'W43°22'N / 83°08'W6.00 Miles80 Yards00250K0Tuscola
42.81984-08-30242°23'N / 83°21'W43°23'N / 83°15'W5.60 Miles150 Yards042.5M0Wayne
45.31983-05-02342°27'N / 82°57'W42°31'N / 82°45'W10.00 Miles200 Yards0025.0M0Macomb
48.41964-05-08242°41'N / 83°17'W0125K0Oakland


* 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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