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Hadley, MN Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

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

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

Earthquake Index, #244

Hadley, MN
0.01
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

Hadley, 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, #230

Hadley, MN
184.63
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 2,455 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Hadley, MN were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:38Cold:9Dense Fog:0Drought:11
Dust Storm:0Flood:140Hail:1,188Heat:1Heavy Snow:42
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:7Landslide:0Strong Wind:37
Thunderstorm Winds:822Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:1Winter Storm:35Winter Weather:64
Other:60 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Hadley, MN.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
42.91982-07-113.6544.01-96.72

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 56 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Hadley, MN.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
3.91992-06-16443°57'N / 95°54'W44°03'N / 95°58'W7.00 Miles160 Yards0325.0M0Murray
4.61992-06-16243°59'N / 95°46'W0.50 Mile30 Yards000K0Murray
6.31992-06-16543°51'N / 96°00'W44°00'N / 95°51'W13.00 Miles280 Yards13525.0M0Murray
6.81992-06-16243°55'N / 95°59'W43°56'N / 95°54'W4.00 Miles40 Yards000K0Murray
7.61992-06-16244°00'N / 95°51'W44°09'N / 95°38'W13.00 Miles40 Yards000K0Murray
9.61985-04-20343°55'N / 96°05'W44°01'N / 96°00'W7.20 Miles250 Yards022.5M0Murray
10.31992-06-16344°06'N / 95°49'W44°12'N / 95°51'W9.00 Miles80 Yards000K0Murray
13.41985-04-20343°54'N / 96°06'W43°55'N / 96°05'W0.80 Mile250 Yards002.5M0Pipestone
14.11968-06-13544°10'N / 95°45'W44°12'N / 95°42'W2.30 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Murray
14.11998-03-29243°48'N / 95°54'W43°48'N / 95°54'W0.10 Mile75 Yards00200K0Nobles
 Brief Description: A tornado destroyed farm buildings...uprooted numerous trees...and overturned a tractor trailer.
14.41992-06-16543°48'N / 96°01'W43°51'N / 96°00'W3.00 Miles280 Yards0025.0M0Nobles
15.31992-06-16344°12'N / 95°51'W44°14'N / 95°43'W3.00 Miles80 Yards000K0Lyon
15.81998-03-29243°47'N / 95°57'W43°47'N / 95°57'W0.10 Mile75 Yards00400K0Nobles
 Brief Description: A tornado destroyed buildings...trees in shelter belts...and numerous pieces of farm equipment...and killed two cattle.
19.21968-06-13544°12'N / 95°42'W44°16'N / 95°35'W6.80 Miles150 Yards91502.5M0Lyon
22.71992-06-16243°57'N / 95°26'W44°06'N / 95°22'W7.50 Miles90 Yards000K0Cottonwood
23.41968-06-13544°16'N / 95°35'W44°18'N / 95°36'W002.5M0Redwood
24.21956-05-10243°37'N / 95°48'W43°42'N / 95°43'W6.50 Miles880 Yards00250K0Nobles
24.81992-06-16244°19'N / 95°37'W2.00 Miles30 Yards000K0Lyon
25.72000-07-25243°38'N / 96°03'W43°40'N / 96°00'W3.00 Miles200 Yards00150K0Nobles
 Brief Description: A tornado damaged buildings, vehicles, and trees on a farm. The tornado destroyed the west side of the house, blew three grain bins away and wrapped them around trees. The tornado also blew the top of a barn off, killing at least 4 calves inside.
26.71969-06-25243°51'N / 96°24'W44°06'N / 96°23'W17.00 Miles120 Yards00250K0Pipestone
27.61956-06-29243°44'N / 96°16'W000K0Rock
28.11955-04-19244°17'N / 96°09'W44°25'N / 96°09'W9.20 Miles80 Yards00250K0Lincoln
28.41992-06-16344°14'N / 95°35'W44°27'N / 95°29'W16.00 Miles90 Yards000K0Redwood
31.91977-05-27243°28'N / 95°48'W43°37'N / 95°48'W10.30 Miles60 Yards00250K0Nobles
32.21969-06-25243°40'N / 96°25'W43°51'N / 96°24'W12.30 Miles120 Yards05250K0Rock
32.91986-04-26243°28'N / 95°56'W43°35'N / 95°48'W10.00 Miles40 Yards022.5M0Nobles
33.51998-03-29343°59'N / 95°26'W44°06'N / 94°56'W39.50 Miles900 Yards0330.0M0Cottonwood
 Brief Description: A strong tornado which began in Murray County tracked across Cottonwood County and then further northeast. The tornado destroyed numerous farms, farm equipment, buildings, trees, power lines and poles, vehicles, and other structures in its path. A vehicle was tossed a hundred yards as it hit the first farm in southwest Cottonwood County. People in the basement of the house on this farm received minor injuries. The tornado also destroyed a church near Jeffers, and destroyed numerous homes in the southern part of Comfrey, a city which is only partly in Cottonwood County.
33.61952-06-23244°00'N / 95°17'W44°07'N / 95°05'W12.50 Miles220 Yards002.5M0Cottonwood
34.31968-06-21244°24'N / 96°28'W44°22'N / 96°08'W16.40 Miles30 Yards010K0Lincoln
37.41955-07-07444°29'N / 96°12'W30.00 Miles33 Yards1132.5M0Lyon
37.91976-06-14243°46'N / 95°11'W43°51'N / 95°06'W6.40 Miles300 Yards03250K0Jackson
39.81986-04-26243°24'N / 96°02'W43°28'N / 95°56'W8.50 Miles120 Yards122.5M0Lyon
40.52010-06-25243°26'N / 95°57'W43°24'N / 95°51'W5.00 Miles450 Yards00500K0KLyon
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado destroyed two hog confinement buildings, killing about 12 hogs, numerous outbuildings, a metal farm building, tore the roof off a house and damaged at least 6 other houses, and caused damage to other farm buildings, power lines, vehicles, and trees, before moving out of Lyon County and into Osceola County. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Thunderstorms produced tornadoes, one that caused considerable damage and at least two injuries along a 14 mile path, along with damaging winds, in northwest Iowa during the evening of June 25th.
40.81976-06-14243°51'N / 95°06'W43°56'N / 95°00'W7.10 Miles300 Yards03250K0Cottonwood
41.41971-05-31343°30'N / 95°20'W43°38'N / 95°14'W10.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Jackson
41.61992-06-16344°21'N / 95°22'W44°30'N / 95°09'W13.00 Miles80 Yards000K0Redwood
42.11982-06-06243°24'N / 95°43'W2.00 Miles67 Yards002.5M0Osceola
42.21981-06-14243°26'N / 95°33'W43°29'N / 95°23'W8.80 Miles1533 Yards002.5M0Osceola
42.92010-06-25443°24'N / 95°51'W43°22'N / 95°42'W8.00 Miles800 Yards0133.0M0KOsceola
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado destroyed at least two houses, injuring two people in one of them. the tornado also destroyed several garages and severely damaged several other homes, destroyed at least 4 hog confinement buildings, several barns and silos, and numerous outbuildings. The tornado destroyed three vehicles that had been parked under an Iowa Highway 60 overpass, injuring 11 people in the vehicles, and removing the engine from one of the vehicles. The tornado damaged power lines, causing power outages, and caused damage to trees and crops. The tornado also destroyed a shelter belt and severely damaged heavy farm equipment, removing the wheels from some of the vehicles. Much of the damage occurred a short distance west to south of the town of Sibley. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Thunderstorms produced tornadoes, one that caused considerable damage and at least two injuries along a 14 mile path, along with damaging winds, in northwest Iowa during the evening of June 25th.
43.11978-07-06243°28'N / 96°24'W43°26'N / 96°07'W14.20 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Lyon
43.21956-06-29244°00'N / 96°53'W44°02'N / 96°34'W15.60 Miles33 Yards013K0Moody
43.81981-06-14243°25'N / 95°33'W43°27'N / 95°23'W8.30 Miles1533 Yards002.5M0Osceola
44.11964-05-08243°26'N / 95°26'W43°29'N / 95°21'W5.10 Miles200 Yards0025K0Osceola
44.41987-07-11243°50'N / 96°44'W43°50'N / 96°42'W5.00 Miles100 Yards0025K0Minnehaha
44.91966-07-09243°26'N / 95°25'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0025K0Osceola
45.71971-05-31343°13'N / 95°57'W43°30'N / 95°20'W36.50 Miles100 Yards000K0O'brien
45.91971-05-31343°20'N / 95°32'W43°27'N / 95°27'W8.60 Miles250 Yards00250K0Osceola
46.21968-06-13243°23'N / 95°30'W00250K0Osceola
46.41981-06-14243°29'N / 95°23'W43°30'N / 95°07'W13.10 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Dickinson
46.61993-05-07243°28'N / 96°29'W43°31'N / 96°27'W1.50 Miles70 Yards00500K0Lyon
 Brief Description: Border Crosser, went into Minnehaha County, SD at 1500CST. Intense thunderstorms developed ahead of an approaching cold front. This line was the first wave of storms to form. The bulk of the severe weather passed to the west and north of Iowa. One very large cell formed over the northwest corner of the state. It produced a tornado northwest of Larchwood, in the northwest corner of Lyon County. Buildings were damaged on three farms. A total of 10 buildings were destroyed as well as two silos. On one of the farms, the owner watched as a 1500 pound fertilizer tank was lifted 50 feet into the air and blew past his window. Total damage to the three farmsteads affected amounted to about $200,000. The only injury that occurred was to a bull on one of the farms. The bull sustained a broken leg. The tornado passed into southeast South Dakota shortly after this damage occurred. It was a border crossing tornado.
46.61992-06-16244°31'N / 95°25'W44°39'N / 95°20'W12.00 Miles60 Yards000K0Redwood
47.71981-06-14243°27'N / 95°23'W43°29'N / 95°07'W13.30 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Dickinson
48.22008-06-05243°43'N / 96°46'W43°45'N / 96°44'W3.00 Miles100 Yards000K0KMinnehaha
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: A tornado caused damage to silos, farm buildings, power lines, and numerous trees. EPISODE NARRATIVE: Thunderstorms produced numerous events of tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds over southeast South Dakota from late morning through the evening of June 5th. The thunderstorms also produced heavy rain which resulted in flash flooding at several locations.
48.31986-04-26243°21'N / 96°23'W43°27'N / 96°19'W9.50 Miles70 Yards002.5M0Lyon
49.51992-06-16244°31'N / 95°15'W44°36'N / 95°12'W8.00 Miles30 Yards000K0Redwood
50.01971-05-31343°22'N / 95°19'W43°28'N / 95°13'W8.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Dickinson


* 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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