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Greenbush, MN Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #530

Greenbush, MN
0.00
Minnesota
0.01
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

Greenbush, MN
0.0000
Minnesota
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, #837

Greenbush, MN
48.49
Minnesota
135.90
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 1,022 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Greenbush, MN were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:31Cold:32Dense Fog:1Drought:10
Dust Storm:0Flood:81Hail:466Heat:8Heavy Snow:23
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:5Landslide:0Strong Wind:19
Thunderstorm Winds:262Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:57Winter Weather:1
Other:26 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Greenbush, MN.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Greenbush, MN.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Greenbush, MN.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 10 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Greenbush, MN.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.01997-06-27248°48'N / 96°02'W48°42'N / 96°07'W11.00 Miles150 Yards01250K0Roseau
 Brief Description: A tornado damaged 2 homes, several farm buildings, and 2 steel grain bins as it struck 10 miles north and 2 miles east of Greenbush. One man barely made it out of his trailer home before the tornado struck. As the tornado travelled between the 2 homes, it came close to a tractor plowing a field. A man in the tractor had glass blown into his eyes as the glass tractor cab shattered. A third home, 3 miles east and 2 miles north of Greenbush, was shifted off its foundation as the tornado passed. The tornado crossed highway 11, damaging a fourth home located 3 miles east of Greenbush, before dissipating.
37.62005-06-23248°56'N / 96°56'W48°57'N / 96°55'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0000Kittson
 Brief Description: A brief touchdown occurred in Orleans. The tornado destroyed six large grain bins at the elevator and one small storage shed. Peak winds were estimated at 120 mph.
40.02005-07-02248°56'N / 97°00'W48°57'N / 96°58'W2.00 Miles200 Yards0000Kittson
 Brief Description: Twin vortices merged to form one tornado, which tracked for two miles. The tornado demolished two steel grain bins and blew the debris one-half mile downwind. Peak winds were estimated at 130 mph.
41.82006-08-05348°54'N / 95°20'W48°54'N / 95°18'W4.00 Miles500 Yards0020.0M0Roseau
 Brief Description: Tornado number two of a series tracked east-southeast for about 4 miles across the northern part of Warroad. The main tornado appeared to have touched down about a mile west of the Marvin Windows plant complex at the northwest corner of Warroad. The tornado grew to around 500 yards wide as it moved across the Lakeview Park and campground area. The tornado apparently lifted as it passed into Muskeg Bay of the Lake of the Woods. Peak wind speeds were estimated from 160 to 180 mph. Damage was extensive along the tornado path in Warroad. At the Marvin Windows plant, the roof was damaged and 16 semi trailers were overturned. Several of the trailers were full with new windows, which were a complete loss. The nearby Pepsi plant had its sign blown down. At the Warroad City Park and Campground, 30 to 40 campers were destroyed and roughly 10 boats were damaged or sunk. The city pool, which had been recently renovated, was also damaged. The Trading Post Gift Shop was completely destroyed. Many large trees were also snapped off or broken into pieces. Eight to 10 homes also sustained damage.
42.02005-07-02248°51'N / 97°07'W48°52'N / 97°02'W4.00 Miles200 Yards0000Kittson
 Brief Description: This tornado moved east-northeast along a 4 mile curved path and damaged several grain bins, uprooted numerous trees, and demolished portions of a barn 4 miles west of Northcote. Peak winds were estimated at 130 mph.
42.11978-05-26248°55'N / 97°03'W0.50 Mile20 Yards00250K0Grand Forks
42.32005-07-02248°55'N / 97°04'W48°54'N / 97°03'W1.50 Miles200 Yards0000Kittson
 Brief Description: The tornado demolished 3 large grain bins, tore the doors off a large steel building, and blew down a small radio tower. Peak winds were estimated at 140 mph.
42.82004-05-19348°55'N / 97°05'W48°55'N / 97°03'W1.50 Miles150 Yards00200K0Kittson
 Brief Description: The tornado demolished 4 structures. One of the structures, a 30x40 foot machine shed, was swept from its foundation and thrown into the adjacent fields. Tools from the shed were driven into the banks of a nearby highway. Other debris was spread over a mile away. Many trees were torn up.
43.22005-07-02248°53'N / 97°05'W48°55'N / 97°05'W1.50 Miles200 Yards0000Kittson
 Brief Description: The tornado snapped off 2 power poles and tore 2 steel grain bins from their foundations. The steel debris was carried over one mile downwind. Peak winds were estimated at 120 mph.
48.41983-08-25248°00'N / 96°14'W1.30 Miles100 Yards000K0Pennington


* 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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