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Gillett, TX Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #664

Gillett, TX
0.02
Texas
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

Gillett, TX
0.0000
Texas
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, #1675

Gillett, TX
83.27
Texas
208.58
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 1,975 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Gillett, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:13Dense Fog:2Drought:152
Dust Storm:2Flood:558Hail:600Heat:8Heavy Snow:13
High Surf:1Hurricane:0Ice Storm:12Landslide:0Strong Wind:41
Thunderstorm Winds:461Tropical Storm:6Wildfire:12Winter Storm:19Winter Weather:30
Other:45 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Gillett, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
44.31984-03-033.9528.85-98.46

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 25 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Gillett, TX.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
12.91965-05-18229°16'N / 97°46'W0.50 Mile33 Yards003K0Gonzales
13.11967-05-08228°58'N / 98°02'W29°01'N / 97°54'W8.90 Miles440 Yards003K0Karnes
13.21960-10-15228°54'N / 97°42'W2.00 Miles880 Yards0025K0Karnes
15.51991-02-19229°16'N / 97°38'W0.20 Mile10 Yards000K0Gonzales
19.01966-04-25328°49'N / 97°52'W28°49'N / 97°52'W03250K0Karnes
28.12007-07-21229°26'N / 97°58'W29°28'N / 97°58'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0050K0KGuadalupe
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: At approximately 4:25 am CST a tornado estimated to be an EF-2 touched down about 9 miles south of Seguin and 1/4 mile southeast of CR411. The tornado moved northward along SH123 for nearly 1 mile before turning slightly to the north northwest and crossing CR410. It damaged three outbuildings, a residence and a store, but no one was injured. The tornado ranged in width from 50 yards up to 150 yards. The total track length was approximately 2 miles. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Thunderstorms associated with a persistent upper level low produced heavy rain and flash flooding through the morning on July 21.
30.01969-04-11228°57'N / 97°18'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0De Witt
31.11953-12-01329°30'N / 97°56'W29°32'N / 97°52'W5.10 Miles1760 Yards010250K0Guadalupe
33.81965-05-18229°07'N / 98°20'W000K0Wilson
36.11959-05-10229°16'N / 98°20'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Bexar
36.61956-10-20229°35'N / 97°58'W1.00 Mile33 Yards013K0Guadalupe
37.41969-05-22229°36'N / 97°57'W003K0Guadalupe
38.61965-09-18228°39'N / 98°11'W1.50 Miles880 Yards0025K0Live Oak
40.81970-09-13229°13'N / 98°26'W0.10 Mile17 Yards003K0Bexar
41.01967-05-01229°39'N / 97°58'W0.50 Mile20 Yards003K0Guadalupe
41.21961-09-04229°37'N / 98°04'W29°37'N / 98°05'W1.90 Miles33 Yards003K0Guadalupe
42.31957-04-26229°41'N / 97°39'W003K0Caldwell
44.01969-05-03229°23'N / 98°25'W1.00 Mile67 Yards00250K0Bexar
44.41967-09-20329°39'N / 98°07'W5.00 Miles67 Yards00250K0Comal
45.61961-08-04229°42'N / 97°31'W0.10 Mile100 Yards033K0Caldwell
47.11966-05-21229°42'N / 98°06'W2.00 Miles880 Yards000K0Cottle
47.71956-10-20228°27'N / 98°06'W1.50 Miles33 Yards000K0Live Oak
48.41954-07-12229°35'N / 98°20'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Bexar
48.41967-09-20329°21'N / 97°04'W29°21'N / 97°00'W4.30 Miles333 Yards042.5M0Lavaca
48.71969-05-16229°25'N / 98°30'W29°27'N / 98°27'W4.30 Miles100 Yards03250K0Bexar


* 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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