Gering, NE Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes
The chance of earthquake damage in Gering is about the same as Nebraska average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Gering is lower than Nebraska average and is higher than the national average.
Earthquake Index, #442
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, #431
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 1,734 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Gering, NE were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:
|Dust Storm:||0||Flood:||48||Hail:||1,163||Heat:||0||Heavy Snow:||26|
|High Surf:||0||Hurricane:||0||Ice Storm:||0||Landslide:||0||Strong Wind:||69|
|Thunderstorm Winds:||325||Tropical Storm:||0||Wildfire:||1||Winter Storm:||17||Winter Weather:||1|
No volcano is found in or near Gering, NE.
Historical Earthquake Events
No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Gering, NE.
No historical earthquake events found in or near Gering, NE.
Historical Tornado Events
A total of 27 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Gering, NE.
|Distance (miles)||Date||Magnitude||Start Lat/Log||End Lat/Log||Length||Width||Fatalities||Injuries||Property Damage||Crop Damage||Affected County|
|5.5||1955-06-27||4||41°56'N / 103°48'W||41°47'N / 103°20'W||26.00 Miles||33 Yards||2||29||250K||0||Scotts Bluff|
|6.0||1985-05-27||3||41°45'N / 103°39'W||41°44'N / 103°38'W||1.50 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Scotts Bluff|
|9.4||1991-06-09||3||41°48'N / 103°31'W||41°50'N / 103°27'W||3.50 Miles||150 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Scotts Bluff|
|10.2||1977-06-14||2||41°48'N / 103°30'W||41°46'N / 103°27'W||1.90 Miles||70 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Scotts Bluff|
|13.6||1977-06-09||2||41°46'N / 103°27'W||41°45'N / 103°23'W||2.30 Miles||70 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Scotts Bluff|
|16.6||1998-05-21||2||41°56'N / 103°58'W||41°58'N / 103°55'W||4.00 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||15K||2K||Scotts Bluff|
|Brief Description: A tornado touched down 3 miles southwest of Morrill and moved within 1 mile east southeast of Morrill. A two-car garage was destroyed and a roof ripped off a shed, 2 miles southwest of Morrill. Windows were blown out in a mobile home park and a barn was destroyed just to the southeast of Morrill. Shingles were blown off a house to the east southeast of Morrill.|
|16.6||1951-05-30||2||41°54'N / 103°30'W||41°44'N / 103°11'W||19.70 Miles||33 Yards||0||7||0K||0||Scotts Bluff|
|17.7||1985-05-27||3||41°44'N / 103°38'W||41°28'N / 103°23'W||21.50 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Banner|
|17.9||1955-06-27||4||41°47'N / 103°20'W||41°46'N / 103°19'W||0||0||3K||0||Morrill|
|23.1||2005-06-27||2||41°40'N / 103°35'W||41°21'N / 103°29'W||17.00 Miles||250 Yards||0||0||300K||0||Banner|
|Brief Description: Tornado moved SSE across parts of eastern Banner county, remaining over open country. Some power lines, power transmission towers and poles blown down as well as trees uprooted. Damage to irrigation pivots also reported.|
|26.6||1983-06-20||2||42°12'N / 103°48'W||0.30 Mile||40 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Sioux|
|30.7||1960-08-21||2||42°03'N / 104°11'W||0.10 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Goshen|
|31.1||1957-05-19||2||41°45'N / 103°07'W||41°47'N / 103°01'W||5.10 Miles||67 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Scotts Bluff|
|32.7||1963-06-14||2||41°48'N / 104°18'W||0.50 Mile||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Goshen|
|34.8||1955-06-26||3||41°58'N / 104°19'W||2.00 Miles||27 Yards||0||0||0K||0||Goshen|
|35.3||1958-06-01||2||41°46'N / 102°59'W||41°46'N / 102°59'W||0||0||3K||0||Morrill|
|35.7||2009-06-05||2||41°37'N / 104°22'W||41°36'N / 104°13'W||8.00 Miles||100 Yards||0||0||10K||0K||Goshen|
|Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A widely observed tornado moved across open country of far southern Goshen county. Only minor damage was caused, mainly to a few power poles and trees. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Scattered severe thunderstorms produced large hail and a tornado over parts of southeast Wyoming.|
|37.0||1967-04-12||2||41°58'N / 104°24'W||42°07'N / 104°15'W||12.60 Miles||50 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Goshen|
|37.1||1954-06-06||2||41°14'N / 103°39'W||41°23'N / 103°19'W||19.90 Miles||33 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Kimball|
|37.7||1978-07-28||2||42°18'N / 104°02'W||1.00 Mile||200 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Goshen|
|40.5||1985-05-27||3||41°28'N / 103°23'W||41°13'N / 103°04'W||25.00 Miles||200 Yards||0||0||2.5M||0||Cheyenne|
|41.9||1977-06-29||2||41°14'N / 103°28'W||41°15'N / 103°26'W||0||0||25K||0||Kimball|
|42.0||1977-06-29||2||41°15'N / 103°26'W||41°15'N / 103°23'W||0||0||25K||0||Cheyenne|
|44.4||1975-06-25||2||42°02'N / 102°57'W||42°16'N / 102°53'W||16.20 Miles||30 Yards||0||0||250K||0||Box Butte|
|45.0||1990-05-24||2||41°26'N / 104°25'W||41°29'N / 104°21'W||5.00 Miles||400 Yards||0||0||3K||0||Laramie|
|46.0||1960-06-20||3||41°23'N / 103°23'W||41°09'N / 102°59'W||26.10 Miles||750 Yards||0||0||25K||0||Kimball|
|49.2||1976-05-29||2||41°20'N / 104°21'W||0||0||0K||0||Laramie|
* 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.