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Fruitdale, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Fruitdale is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Fruitdale 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, #272

Fruitdale, SD
0.01
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

Fruitdale, 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, #357

Fruitdale, SD
55.29
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 1,810 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Fruitdale, SD were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:17Cold:2Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:37Hail:1,127Heat:1Heavy Snow:14
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:1Landslide:0Strong Wind:96
Thunderstorm Winds:438Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:7Winter Storm:32Winter Weather:2
Other:36 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Fruitdale, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Fruitdale, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
29.41966-06-264.1N/A44.3-103.4

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 19 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Fruitdale, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
8.31972-06-28244°33'N / 103°43'W0.10 Mile33 Yards013K0Lincoln
8.61965-07-18344°36'N / 103°33'W0025K0Meade
14.11955-09-20244°43'N / 103°25'W1.30 Miles177 Yards003K0Butte
24.91963-07-18344°59'N / 103°26'W44°57'N / 103°23'W2.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Butte
25.51969-07-23244°18'N / 103°41'W0.20 Mile33 Yards000K0Lawrence
31.72009-07-13244°35'N / 104°25'W44°33'N / 104°14'W9.00 Miles600 Yards02300K0KCrook
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A large tornado touched down west of Cook Lake and tracked east-southeastward across the Bear Lodge Mountains, dissipating west of Wyoming Highway 111. The tornado downed about 4000 acres of Ponderosa pine trees, destroyed two metal shop buildings and a large barn at a ranch, and severely damaged a house and mobile home. Two people in the residences received very minor injuries. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A supercell thunderstorm developed over northern Campbell County and moved southeastward across Crook County. The storm produced very large hail across western Crook County, which caused significant damage in the New Haven and Hulett areas. The storm also spawned a large tornado over the Bear Lodge Mountains north of Sundance.
32.31965-07-12344°15'N / 104°03'W44°13'N / 103°49'W11.40 Miles1600 Yards00250K0Lawrence
36.61965-07-12344°15'N / 104°15'W44°15'N / 104°03'W9.40 Miles1400 Yards00250K0Crook
38.11968-06-20244°11'N / 103°56'W44°04'N / 103°43'W13.10 Miles100 Yards000K0Lawrence
38.31975-06-25344°14'N / 104°21'W44°22'N / 104°12'W11.50 Miles440 Yards0025K0Crook
38.61972-05-26244°45'N / 102°55'W1.50 Miles440 Yards0025K0Meade
40.11991-05-11344°12'N / 103°13'W2.00 Miles500 Yards0202.5M0Meade
41.01991-05-11244°11'N / 103°13'W1.00 Mile300 Yards05250K0Meade
42.51969-07-07445°17'N / 103°45'W1.80 Miles133 Yards0025K0Harding
45.81953-05-28243°51'N / 104°19'W44°23'N / 104°06'W38.20 Miles433 Yards003K0Weston
47.11961-05-18244°24'N / 104°35'W44°24'N / 104°34'W0025K0Crook
48.31967-06-18244°04'N / 103°12'W1.00 Mile150 Yards032.5M0Pennington
48.51985-05-10244°10'N / 104°23'W1.00 Mile27 Yards003K0Crook
49.11959-06-25244°16'N / 104°31'W1.00 Mile133 Yards0025K0Crook


* 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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