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Guymon Micro Area Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 

The chance of earthquake damage in Guymon Area is lower than Oklahoma average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Guymon Area is much lower than Oklahoma average and is higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #492

Guymon Area
0.04
Oklahoma
0.31
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, #129

Guymon Area
0.0000
Oklahoma
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, #457

Guymon Area
149.95
Oklahoma
363.83
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 11,177 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Guymon Area were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:11Cold:9Dense Fog:1Drought:20
Dust Storm:0Flood:240Hail:7,667Heat:14Heavy Snow:82
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:23Landslide:0Strong Wind:101
Thunderstorm Winds:2,707Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:27Winter Storm:40Winter Weather:9
Other:226 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Guymon Area.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Guymon Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
47.31974-02-154.62436.5-100.69

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 51 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Guymon Area.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
3.01975-11-19236°42'N / 101°30'W0.30 Mile270 Yards00250K0Texas
8.71969-06-07236°52'N / 101°28'W003K0Texas
12.71993-05-05336°30'N / 101°23'W36°39'N / 101°24'W12.00 Miles500 Yards00500K500KTexas
13.81967-07-03236°50'N / 101°16'W0125K0Texas
20.41993-05-05336°53'N / 101°21'W37°07'N / 101°16'W11.00 Miles1200 Yards0050K50KTexas
22.51951-06-05236°32'N / 101°48'W003K0Texas
24.31951-05-14236°52'N / 101°54'W000K0Texas
25.21951-05-14236°54'N / 101°54'W003K0Texas
28.62001-04-06237°06'N / 101°39'W37°11'N / 101°36'W6.60 Miles350 Yards02100K0Morton
 Brief Description: Rapidly moving tornado completely destroyed a mobile home. Female occupant ended up in some bushes and had a broken arm. Male occupant had debris in his eye. Their truck was rolled into trees and nearby outbuildings were demolished. Location of this home was north of Rolla. Elsewhere, 20 power poles were taken down, damage was done to buildings in Rolla with a garage losing its roof. Several silos were damaged or destroyed in the path of the tornado.
28.91951-05-14237°00'N / 101°54'W000K0Morton
29.01971-06-09436°16'N / 101°24'W36°26'N / 101°12'W15.90 Miles1760 Yards000K0Hansford
29.11961-06-03236°54'N / 101°00'W000K0Texas
29.91982-03-19436°25'N / 101°05'W36°35'N / 101°00'W5.00 Miles880 Yards002.5M0Ochiltree
31.11953-05-27237°10'N / 101°18'W000K0Stevens
31.41951-06-23237°11'N / 101°21'W1525K0Stevens
33.21971-06-09236°16'N / 101°24'W0025K0Hansford
34.61977-05-18237°01'N / 101°59'W37°22'N / 101°33'W33.90 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Morton
35.41982-03-19436°04'N / 101°37'W36°25'N / 101°05'W48.00 Miles880 Yards052.5M0Hansford
36.01987-05-25336°12'N / 101°24'W36°15'N / 101°24'W3.00 Miles530 Yards0025K0Hansford
36.11977-05-18236°49'N / 102°12'W37°00'N / 102°01'W16.10 Miles50 Yards000K0Cimarron
36.42008-06-18236°40'N / 100°54'W36°31'N / 100°49'W12.00 Miles200 Yards00200K0KBeaver
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado start and end times were estimated. The tornado touched down at approximately 2000 CST about six miles northwest of Bryans Corner and traveled south southeast across U.S. Highway 412 and Oklahoma State Highway 3. The Emergency Manager reported significant damage on the west side of U.S. Highway 83 and the north and south side of Oklahoma State Highway 3. The tornado knocked down thirty-five power poles and caused extensive damage to a large framed metal barn. The tornado also lifted a twenty-four foot aluminum stock trailer airborne and moved it one hundred yards. The trailer weighed approximately four thousand pounds. A residence also lost the back side and and the east half of their roof and another residence lost an outbuilding. No injuries were reported. The tornado finally dissipated at approximately 2015 CST seven miles south of Bryans Corner. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Severe thunderstorms producing damaging winds and large hail moved across the central and eastern Oklahoma Panhandle during the evening hours. Severe thunderstorms also produced a tornado in the eastern Oklahoma Panhandle which caused extensive damage. No injuries were reported however.
36.62003-05-15237°02'N / 100°57'W37°03'N / 100°56'W2.50 Miles100 Yards006.0M0Seward
 Brief Description: The tornado began 1 mile west of town and first tore through the northwest part of Liberal destroying several mobile homes and throwing a pickup into the debris. Other homes in the area received heavy roof damage.
36.81968-06-08236°50'N / 100°50'W0.80 Mile33 Yards003K0Beaver
37.42003-05-15237°02'N / 100°56'W37°03'N / 100°55'W2.50 Miles100 Yards008.0M0Seward
 Brief Description: The second tornado stayed mainly in town. It destroyed several buildings and caused significant roof and tree damage.
37.51978-04-30236°30'N / 100°55'W36°35'N / 100°48'W8.60 Miles100 Yards00250K0Ochiltree
38.01982-03-18237°07'N / 100°59'W0.50 Mile30 Yards0025K0Seward
38.41972-05-09337°07'N / 102°00'W37°09'N / 101°58'W2.70 Miles400 Yards0025K0Morton
39.81977-05-18437°00'N / 102°06'W37°08'N / 102°04'W9.30 Miles440 Yards002.5M0Baca
39.81993-05-05437°07'N / 101°16'W37°27'N / 101°13'W21.00 Miles800 Yards005.0M50KStevens
 Brief Description: A 1/2 mile wide F4 tornado quickly developed near the area where the previous tornado roped out. The tornado developed six miles southeast of Hugoton. At the beginning, a multiple vortex tornado was observed. The tornado moved to the north and gradually turned and moved to the northeast. The tornado roped out two miles north of the Stevens/Grant County line. The tornado passed 4 1/2 miles to the east of Hugoton and 2 1/2 miles to the west of Moscow. A farmstead 4 1/2 miles southwest of Moscow was completely destroyed. At least 30 irrigation systems were also destroyed. A female teenager in bare feet received a cut on the foot when she stepped on broken glass at the farmstead.
40.51982-03-19436°36'N / 101°00'W36°49'N / 100°31'W29.00 Miles50 Yards07250K0Beaver
40.91990-05-31236°10'N / 101°18'W36°12'N / 101°11'W5.50 Miles600 Yards002.5M0Hansford
42.01987-05-25336°16'N / 101°03'W36°16'N / 100°59'W3.00 Miles700 Yards00250K0Ochiltree
42.11982-06-14236°12'N / 101°12'W36°12'N / 101°05'W7.00 Miles100 Yards010250K0Hansford
42.51957-06-10236°20'N / 100°55'W003K0Ochiltree
42.51977-05-18436°39'N / 102°24'W37°00'N / 102°06'W29.30 Miles440 Yards0025K0Cimarron
43.31951-06-06337°35'N / 101°22'W37°02'N / 100°56'W44.80 Miles33 Yards0325K0Grant
43.52001-04-10236°08'N / 101°12'W36°11'N / 101°11'W4.00 Miles200 Yards02750K0Hansford
 Brief Description: An official storm damage survey was made on the tornado path length and width. The tornado destroyed several grain bins and a grain elevator to Agco facility. Extensive damage also occurred at a local farm...including the home...barns and equipment. Several power poles also were blown down. Severe thunderstorms producing large hail...damaging winds...and tornadoes occurred across the western Texas panhandle during the early evening hours and then moved east and northeast across the central and eastern Texas panhandle during the late evening hours.
44.31961-06-03236°38'N / 100°42'W1.30 Miles33 Yards000K0Beaver
44.31977-05-18237°22'N / 101°33'W37°24'N / 101°30'W3.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Stevens
44.81989-06-06337°11'N / 101°01'W37°14'N / 100°50'W12.00 Miles500 Yards0025K0Seward
44.91982-06-14236°12'N / 101°05'W36°12'N / 101°00'W5.20 Miles100 Yards00250K0Ochiltree
45.41950-05-04236°24'N / 100°48'W36°25'N / 100°46'W1.90 Miles50 Yards113250K0Ochiltree
45.81967-07-25237°24'N / 101°36'W2.00 Miles13 Yards0025K0Stanton
46.71967-07-03236°25'N / 100°45'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0025K0Ochiltree
47.92003-05-15237°15'N / 100°56'W37°18'N / 100°56'W4.90 Miles100 Yards00150K0Seward
 Brief Description: The tornado began 15 miles north and 1.5 miles west of the center of Liberal and ended 18 miles north and 2 miles east. One home received minor roof damage and broken windows. The second home was destroyed with debris from the home traveling 1/4 of a mile.
48.01971-06-09236°03'N / 101°26'W36°03'N / 101°23'W3.00 Miles440 Yards003K0Hutchinson
48.31963-07-15336°46'N / 100°37'W000K0Beaver
49.21963-07-15236°44'N / 100°36'W000K0Beaver
49.51982-03-18436°01'N / 101°44'W36°04'N / 101°37'W6.00 Miles880 Yards002.5M0Moore
49.71990-05-31336°10'N / 101°03'W36°12'N / 100°48'W14.00 Miles1407 Yards002.5M0Ochiltree
49.81971-06-09436°02'N / 101°49'W36°05'N / 101°44'W5.90 Miles1320 Yards000K0Sherman


* 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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