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Fort Pierre, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #16

Fort Pierre, SD
0.19
South Dakota
0.05
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 Pierre, SD
0.0000
South Dakota
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, #352

Fort Pierre, SD
56.94
South Dakota
114.73
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 1,119 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Fort Pierre, SD were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:32Hail:629Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:446Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:3Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:9 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Fort Pierre, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Fort Pierre, SD.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 12 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Fort Pierre, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
0.91968-06-20244°22'N / 100°24'W000K0Stanley
2.01973-07-23344°21'N / 100°21'W2.50 Miles500 Yards0102.5M0Hughes
23.01992-06-30244°22'N / 99°55'W0.30 Mile30 Yards0025K0Hughes
24.81960-08-24244°22'N / 101°01'W44°26'N / 100°45'W13.60 Miles200 Yards0125K0Stanley
26.31971-10-01244°43'N / 100°10'W0.50 Mile300 Yards0025K0Sully
29.31974-05-19244°21'N / 101°01'W44°25'N / 100°56'W5.60 Miles33 Yards000K0Stanley
31.31971-06-04243°55'N / 100°19'W000K0Lyman
32.81960-07-25243°55'N / 100°17'W43°55'N / 100°04'W10.40 Miles33 Yards0025K0Lyman
32.81971-06-04243°54'N / 100°30'W0025K0Jones
35.21987-08-05244°01'N / 99°52'W1.20 Miles80 Yards00250K0Lyman
43.41971-07-09344°05'N / 99°36'W000K0Lyman
44.91974-05-19244°16'N / 101°19'W44°18'N / 101°15'W2.70 Miles33 Yards003K0Haakon


* 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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