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Glen White, WV Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Glen White is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Glen White is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #153

Glen White, WV
0.07
West Virginia
0.06
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

Glen White, WV
0.0000
West Virginia
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, #259

Glen White, WV
37.39
West Virginia
34.13
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 2,342 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Glen White, WV were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:36Dense Fog:0Drought:37
Dust Storm:0Flood:406Hail:693Heat:23Heavy Snow:80
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:14Landslide:1Strong Wind:69
Thunderstorm Winds:849Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:23Winter Storm:30Winter Weather:5
Other:75 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Glen White, WV.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
27.51969-11-204.3N/A37.4-81

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 12 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Glen White, WV.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.21974-04-04337°40'N / 81°16'W37°42'N / 81°06'W9.20 Miles33 Yards0122.5M0Raleigh
16.81974-04-04337°48'N / 81°01'W37°50'N / 80°58'W3.30 Miles33 Yards000K0Raleigh
18.91961-02-25237°59'N / 81°09'W3.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Fayette
24.01974-04-04337°50'N / 80°58'W37°54'N / 80°47'W10.80 Miles33 Yards182.5M0Fayette
24.81965-04-12237°24'N / 81°06'W003K0Mercer
29.21990-05-26238°09'N / 81°13'W0.50 Mile250 Yards0025K0Fayette
29.91965-04-08237°30'N / 80°49'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Summers
38.61974-04-04337°54'N / 80°47'W38°01'N / 80°29'W18.10 Miles33 Yards032.5M0Greenbrier
41.81976-07-11237°36'N / 80°34'W37°33'N / 80°31'W4.10 Miles33 Yards00250K0Monroe
43.11990-06-22237°41'N / 80°30'W37°42'N / 80°29'W1.00 Mile150 Yards00250K0Greenbrier
43.81990-06-22237°38'N / 80°28'W37°41'N / 80°30'W4.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Monroe
44.51975-04-24237°47'N / 80°28'W6.00 Miles67 Yards0025K0Greenbrier


* 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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