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

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

Earthquake Index, #842

Greenwood, FL
0.00
Florida
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

Greenwood, FL
0.0000
Florida
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, #358

Greenwood, FL
200.93
Florida
185.89
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 1,368 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Greenwood, FL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:7
Dust Storm:0Flood:59Hail:299Heat:0Heavy Snow:1
High Surf:0Hurricane:2Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:2
Thunderstorm Winds:924Tropical Storm:10Wildfire:7Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:57 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Greenwood, FL.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Greenwood, FL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 75 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Greenwood, FL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
6.12004-09-15230°43'N / 85°10'W30°52'N / 85°14'W8.00 Miles500 Yards033.0M0Jackson
 Brief Description: A strong F2 tornado touched down about four miles west of Cypress. It damaged 10 mobile homes and destroyed 25 others in the Gold Drive Trailer Park. Three occupants were injured. The tornado moved northwest and damaged 10 mobile homes in the Brogdon Lane Trailer Park on U.S. Highway 90 just east of Marianna. It caused significant damage to the Federal Correctional Institution and destroyed eight vehicles. Before lifting, the tornado destroyed the Sykes Enterprise facility and some vehicles near the Marianna Municipal Airport. Reported by the Jackson County EMA.
11.61988-04-18230°57'N / 85°10'W31°03'N / 84°54'W15.00 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Jackson
13.91975-01-12230°38'N / 85°08'W30°47'N / 84°55'W16.50 Miles50 Yards015250K0Jackson
14.32003-03-20230°42'N / 85°03'W30°46'N / 84°55'W8.00 Miles300 Yards03500K0Jackson
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down in Cypress, just west of Grand Ridge, and traveled northeast before lifting to the north of Sneads. Two mobile homes and a single-family home were destroyed. 15 single-family and mobile homes were damaged. Numerous trees and power lines were down. One person was seriously injured and two sustained minor injuries. Reported by the Jackson County EMA and CAP/NWS aerial survey team.
16.92005-03-22231°06'N / 85°10'W31°08'N / 85°07'W3.00 Miles200 Yards04750K0Houston
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down about a half mile west of Firetower Road. As it traveled northeast, it destroyed three barns on County Road 81, and destroyed two large homes just north of Turnpike Road. Four people were injured and transported to a hospital in Dothan. Several mobile homes were damaged, with numerous trees and power lines down. The storm survey was conducted by the NWS Tallahassee WCM and SOO.
19.01961-06-20231°08'N / 85°16'W0025K0Houston
19.51971-02-07230°56'N / 84°58'W31°02'N / 84°45'W14.50 Miles300 Yards02250K0Seminole
20.12005-03-22231°03'N / 84°55'W31°04'N / 84°53'W2.80 Miles1000 Yards181.5M0Seminole
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down just south of U.S. Highway 84. It destroyed seven mobile homes and damaged 17 others. Many trees and power lines were down. A woman was killed when the tornado demolished her mobile home. Eight people suffered minor injuries. The storm survey was conducted by the NWS Tallahassee WCM and SOO. F34MH
20.22001-03-15230°38'N / 85°25'W30°41'N / 85°22'W3.00 Miles300 Yards00500K0Jackson
 Brief Description: The F2 tornado that touched down near Wausau in southeast Washington County, raced northeast across the Washington-Jackson County line and hit the Round Lake community just south of Alford before it dissipated. Fifteen homes were severely damaged and two homes were destroyed. A gift shop on U.S. Highway 231 was destroyed. There were numerous downed trees and power lines. Reported by the Jackson County EMA.
21.51974-01-28231°10'N / 85°17'W0.30 Mile30 Yards000K0Houston
22.21982-04-05231°08'N / 84°57'W31°08'N / 84°56'W1.00 Mile100 Yards002.5M0Early
22.31969-04-18230°48'N / 84°48'W30°49'N / 84°47'W1.90 Miles233 Yards0025K0Seminole
23.21972-05-08230°34'N / 85°00'W0.30 Mile27 Yards0025K0Calhoun
23.92004-09-15230°30'N / 85°03'W30°34'N / 85°07'W7.00 Miles600 Yards452.5M0Calhoun
 Brief Description: The supercell thunderstorm which spawned tornadoes in Franklin and Liberty counties, produced a strong F2 tornado, which touched down just southeast of Van Lierop Road, a few miles east of Highway 69. It crossed Highway 69 near the Stafford Creek Bridge, and peeled roofs from dozens of homes, uprooted trees, and scattered debris. The tornado then struck the Macedonia Community at Highway 69-A and Parrish Lake Road. It demolished three trailers and damaged 30 homes. The tornado picked up two neighboring mobile homes. One was thrown across a road and killed its two occupants. Another was slammed into a neighbor's house, which killed its two occupants and injured five others. Reported by the Calhoun County EMA. M55PH, F35PH, M41PH, F37PH
24.71975-01-12230°25'N / 85°23'W30°38'N / 85°08'W21.10 Miles50 Yards00250K0Calhoun
25.01997-01-15230°33'N / 85°21'W30°33'N / 85°21'W0.50 Mile150 Yards0150K1KCalhoun
 Brief Description: A tornado completely destroyed a frame home badly injuring a man. Other nearby homes received minor damage. Scores of trees were snapped or uprooted.
25.01982-04-05231°08'N / 84°56'W31°08'N / 84°48'W7.00 Miles100 Yards012.5M0Miller
26.01967-12-10230°30'N / 85°06'W0025K0Calhoun
26.61981-10-25230°27'N / 85°03'W30°33'N / 85°03'W6.90 Miles50 Yards0122.5M0Calhoun
26.81972-06-25230°58'N / 85°36'W0.50 Mile27 Yards123K0Holmes
27.32005-03-22331°04'N / 84°53'W31°08'N / 84°41'W15.20 Miles1250 Yards0105.5M0Miller
 Brief Description: The tornado, which crossed from Seminole County into Miller County, quickly intensified as it paralleled Highway 91. It damaged nearly 100 homes and destroyed 25 others along its path. It struck a 120+ acre farm on Nobles Road, destroying several storage buildings, welding shop, farrowing house and implement shed, and heavily damaging the family residence. Several irrigation pivots were damaged or destroyed. Many trees and power lines were down. Ten people were injured, two of those critically. The tornado weakened as it approached County Road 45. It continued its northeastward trek across County Road 310 and U.S. Highway 27, then dissipated about three miles southeast of Colquitt. The storm survey was conducted by the NWS Tallahassee WCM and SOO.
27.52001-03-15230°36'N / 85°33'W30°38'N / 85°29'W7.00 Miles350 Yards1211.5M0Washington
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down in the Sunny Hills subdivision near Gin Lake in southeast Washington County, and raced northeast into southwest Jackson County. The tornado struck the Country Oaks, Buckhorn Creek, and Highview Acres communities. The hardest hit area was Highview Acres where 20 homes were damaged or destroyed. One man was killed when his mobile home was destroyed. 21 people were injured. Hundreds of trees were uprooted and debris scattered over several miles along the tornado's path. Numerous downed power lines affected 4,500 customers. Reported by the Washington County EMA.
27.61971-03-01231°13'N / 85°24'W0025K0Houston
28.61969-04-18230°49'N / 84°47'W31°03'N / 84°35'W20.00 Miles233 Yards0125K0Decatur
29.11963-04-30230°43'N / 86°03'W30°31'N / 85°03'W61.00 Miles33 Yards00250K0Walton
29.31954-12-05231°14'N / 84°56'W31°15'N / 84°54'W2.70 Miles100 Yards0025K0Early
29.31961-06-20230°35'N / 84°48'W0.50 Mile33 Yards00250K0Gadsden
29.62000-12-16230°46'N / 85°40'W30°48'N / 85°38'W3.00 Miles100 Yards00750K0Holmes
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down once just south of Bonifay, lifted, then touched down again before dissipating just east of the city. According to the Holmes County EMA, 39 homes and eight businesses were damaged, and four mobile homes were destroyed. Most of the damage occurred in the vicinity of Son-In-Law Road, just north of Interstate 10. Trees were uprooted and roofs were ripped off homes and businesses in the affected area. Numerous power lines were toppled, knocking out power to several thousand customers. A local state of emergency was declared in Holmes County.
29.71971-02-07231°02'N / 84°45'W31°03'N / 84°39'W6.10 Miles300 Yards00250K0Decatur
30.31988-04-18230°54'N / 84°39'W2.70 Miles80 Yards032.5M0Decatur
30.51973-04-26230°49'N / 84°39'W00250K0Decatur
30.61975-01-12230°47'N / 84°55'W31°05'N / 84°23'W37.80 Miles100 Yards0025K0Seminole
31.11980-03-08231°12'N / 85°38'W31°14'N / 85°22'W16.00 Miles40 Yards05250K0Houston
31.81972-01-13230°44'N / 84°39'W2.00 Miles300 Yards0325K0Decatur
32.31967-12-10230°46'N / 85°46'W30°51'N / 85°38'W9.90 Miles300 Yards0025K0Holmes
32.41968-12-28330°45'N / 84°38'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Decatur
33.31970-05-15230°53'N / 84°36'W0.40 Mile40 Yards00250K0Decatur
34.71953-12-06231°22'N / 85°16'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0125K0Henry
34.81954-03-29231°22'N / 85°17'W2.50 Miles100 Yards0025K0Henry
35.91997-12-24231°12'N / 85°38'W31°12'N / 85°38'W3.00 Miles300 Yards05500K0Houston
 Brief Description: Tornado skipped through a mobile home park along County Road 9 and Market Street. Two mobile homes destroyed with more than a dozen damaged. Large power poles and trees toppled. Winds overturned small airplane off County Road 81 near Harmon School. A large tree blown onto a house on County Road 75. Residence destroyed on Alabama Highway 84 West in Wicksburg.
36.01970-06-27230°37'N / 84°38'W0.80 Mile450 Yards003K0Gadsden
36.41974-04-08231°24'N / 85°08'W0025K0Henry
36.81972-10-27230°37'N / 84°37'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0025K0Gadsden
37.11984-05-03231°17'N / 85°36'W31°19'N / 85°29'W5.50 Miles200 Yards0025K0Dale
38.31972-10-27230°36'N / 84°36'W0.30 Mile50 Yards0025K0Gadsden
38.61973-12-29331°21'N / 85°21'W31°30'N / 85°10'W15.00 Miles70 Yards022.5M0Henry
38.81961-11-23231°24'N / 84°56'W0.90 Mile33 Yards003K0Early
38.82000-12-16231°16'N / 85°37'W31°26'N / 85°24'W17.00 Miles300 Yards002.0M0Dale
 Brief Description: The F0 tornado moved northeast from extreme western Houston County into southeast Dale County. It rapidly intensified to an F2 tornado as it continued its intermittent track into the eastern portion of the county. A Midland City church annex lost parts of its roof and walls. Several homes in the Doe Run Subdivision south of Pinckard were destroyed and numerous others were damaged. In Pinckard, numerous trees and power lines were down. Many homes and businesses were damaged, some seriously. The tornado tracked northeast into western Henry County. Reported by the Dale County EMA.
38.81969-12-25230°35'N / 84°36'W00250K0Gadsden
38.91953-04-12230°22'N / 85°27'W003K0Bay
39.11957-11-14230°36'N / 84°35'W0.70 Mile33 Yards003K0Gadsden
39.71967-06-01230°35'N / 84°35'W0.30 Mile33 Yards0025K0Gadsden
39.91954-12-05231°23'N / 84°56'W31°25'N / 84°50'W6.40 Miles250 Yards0225K0Early
41.11972-10-27230°45'N / 84°29'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Decatur
42.02001-03-15230°16'N / 85°15'W30°16'N / 85°12'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0050K0Calhoun
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down just south of Kinard on the west side of SW J.A. Daniels Road. It damaged two sheds and two barns. It tracked northeast and crossed State Road 73, two-tenths of a mile south of Mark Barbee Lane, and uprooted numerous trees. From Mark Barbee Lane, the tornado continued its northeast track and severely damaged two vacant structures on SW Clayton Shiver Road, and then dissipated. Damage surveyed by the NWS Tallahassee WCM and reported by the Calhoun County EMA.
42.21997-01-05231°27'N / 85°20'W31°30'N / 85°14'W6.00 Miles100 Yards00180K0.0MHenry
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down north of Newville, knocking a small wood frame house off its blocks. Two miles further east the tornado caused extensive damage to a home and destroyed another unoccupied home. A barn was destroyed and several vehicles were damaged. The tornado then damaged a house two miles further east. Finally, another two miles east it damaged a house.
42.61980-04-12231°02'N / 86°06'W31°07'N / 85°35'W31.10 Miles150 Yards01250K0Geneva
43.82000-12-16231°01'N / 85°54'W31°04'N / 85°51'W4.50 Miles100 Yards192.5M0Geneva
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down on West Hendrix Avenue, just north of Highway 27 South, then tore through the Devco Community, Geneva, AL and continued on through the Bellwood Community just east of Highway 85 before lifting. In its wake, the tornado damaged up to 100 homes and destroyed five mobile homes, damaged or destroyed 15 vehicles, and downed numerous trees and power lines. About 6,000 county businesses and homes were without power until the following day. One woman was killed when her mobile home was hurled about 200 feet and destroyed. Nine others were injured, one of them seriously. Geneva County was declared a federal disaster area. Reported by the Geneva County EMA. F35MH
44.72001-03-15230°50'N / 84°25'W30°50'N / 84°24'W1.00 Mile200 Yards04500K0Decatur
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down on Fewell Road in the Bell Dixon Community and tracked northeast into western Grady County. Debris was scattered over a wide area. Four persons were injured, one critically. Five homes sustained roof and window damage. Numerous trees and power lines down. One house was destroyed and eight others were severely damaged. A double-wide mobile home on Bell Dixon Road was lifted from its foundation and reduced to bits of debris in a neighboring field. Reported by the Decatur County EMA and Bainbridge Post Searchlight.
45.21961-11-23230°29'N / 84°33'W00250K0Gadsden
46.11975-01-12230°10'N / 85°42'W30°25'N / 85°23'W25.60 Miles50 Yards13250K0Bay
46.31955-10-16231°19'N / 85°48'W31°25'N / 85°35'W14.50 Miles100 Yards052.5M0Dale
47.11973-12-29331°20'N / 85°48'W31°20'N / 85°42'W5.70 Miles67 Yards002.5M0Dale
47.31954-04-16231°20'N / 85°48'W31°27'N / 85°34'W16.00 Miles100 Yards0125K0Dale
47.91954-04-16230°20'N / 85°40'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0325K0Bay
48.01984-03-05231°21'N / 85°44'W31°27'N / 85°39'W8.00 Miles50 Yards01425.0M0Dale
48.21974-01-30230°39'N / 84°25'W30°39'N / 84°22'W3.30 Miles100 Yards14250K0Gadsden
49.01972-01-13231°19'N / 85°48'W31°20'N / 85°48'W1.10 Miles100 Yards00250K0Coffee
49.01972-01-13231°20'N / 85°48'W31°23'N / 85°44'W5.20 Miles100 Yards488250K0Dale
49.12001-03-15230°51'N / 84°22'W30°52'N / 84°18'W5.00 Miles200 Yards091.0M0Grady
 Brief Description: The F2 tornado raced northeast from just southeast of Climax in Decatur County to just southeast of Whigham in Grady County, then dissipated. Nine persons were injured, one critically. Ten homes were damaged and two homes destroyed on Piney Grove Road four miles southwest of Whigham. A half dozen homes were damaged two miles southwest of Whigham at the intersection of Attapulgus and Cleon Roads. Additionally, ten barns and sheds were damaged and eight trailers destroyed. Numerous trees and power lines down with outages. Reported by the Grady County EMA and a SKYWARN storm spotter.
49.21973-12-30331°27'N / 85°39'W1.50 Miles120 Yards0143K0Dale
49.41954-04-16231°19'N / 85°49'W31°20'N / 85°48'W1.30 Miles100 Yards000K0Coffee
49.42002-11-05231°34'N / 85°18'W31°36'N / 85°13'W6.00 Miles200 Yards1203.0M0Henry
 Brief Description: The supercell thunderstorm which spawned the tornado in Dale County, produced another tornado which touched down just west of U.S. Highway 431, and tore through the center of Abbeville. It destroyed several single-family homes and mobile homes, and severely damaged numerous other homes and businesses, including the high school. Uprooted trees and power lines littered city streets, with nearly 2,000 residents without electricity. Twenty people were injured, with a half of those hospitalized. A man died when the tornado destroyed his home on Rock Hill Circle. Henry County was declared a state disaster area. Reported by the Henry County EMA. M54PH
49.41955-10-16231°19'N / 85°50'W31°19'N / 85°48'W1.90 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Coffee
49.81970-12-29230°48'N / 84°22'W30°48'N / 84°17'W5.10 Miles400 Yards043K0Grady


* 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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