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

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

Earthquake Index, #1339

Hamshire, TX
0.00
Texas
0.04
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

Hamshire, TX
0.0000
Texas
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, #640

Hamshire, TX
242.18
Texas
208.58
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 1,663 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Hamshire, TX were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:2Dense Fog:0Drought:47
Dust Storm:3Flood:238Hail:436Heat:11Heavy Snow:8
High Surf:0Hurricane:6Ice Storm:5Landslide:0Strong Wind:31
Thunderstorm Winds:750Tropical Storm:7Wildfire:2Winter Storm:13Winter Weather:17
Other:87 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Hamshire, TX.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Hamshire, TX.

Historical Tornado Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
3.71969-03-23329°48'N / 94°18'W0.50 Mile67 Yards0125K0Jefferson
3.71970-02-01229°48'N / 94°18'W0.10 Mile40 Yards0225K0Jefferson
4.21973-05-26229°57'N / 94°18'W29°52'N / 94°16'W6.20 Miles167 Yards03250K0Jefferson
11.11974-10-28329°38'N / 94°22'W29°45'N / 94°17'W9.60 Miles67 Yards100K0Chambers
12.31999-01-01229°58'N / 94°25'W30°02'N / 94°26'W4.00 Miles100 Yards00175K0Liberty
 Brief Description: The tornado appeared to have formed just on the other side of a canal in the Dunning's Farm area. At this point three large houses were completely destroyed with widespread tree damage. The tornado moved NE and dragged heavy farm tractors (approximately 50000 lbs) over 10 to 15 feet. The tornado moved across a wide open field and crossed into Jefferson county.
13.71999-01-01330°00'N / 94°27'W30°03'N / 94°24'W5.50 Miles400 Yards05500K0Jefferson
 Brief Description: A strong tornado that developed in Liberty County moved into western Jefferson County, destroying several rice dryers, two mobile homes, and a brick house. Five people were injured in the mobile homes and brick house. Two people received broken necks and other injuries after they were ejected from one of the mobile homes. A fiberglass tub from the destroyed brick home was found one mile away. Cancelled checks and other paperwork were found seven miles away in southern Hardin County. This tornado was strongest southwest of Nome, and was weakening as it passed through the small community of Nome. At least 20 homes received minor damage such as shingles blown off, and many trees were blown down.
14.31972-05-12229°55'N / 94°15'W29°55'N / 93°55'W19.90 Miles30 Yards02250K0Jefferson
15.11981-04-23230°02'N / 94°20'W30°05'N / 94°07'W13.40 Miles50 Yards02250K0Jefferson
15.21974-10-28229°31'N / 94°29'W29°47'N / 94°20'W20.50 Miles33 Yards00250K0Chambers
15.81979-10-22230°04'N / 94°13'W1.00 Mile50 Yards002.5M0Jefferson
17.61983-01-31330°05'N / 94°11'W1.00 Mile40 Yards012.5M0Jefferson
18.61965-01-22229°35'N / 94°19'W0.10 Mile67 Yards003K0Shelby
18.81956-11-05229°54'N / 94°00'W0.20 Mile17 Yards003K0Jefferson
18.81957-11-07329°54'N / 94°00'W1.50 Miles33 Yards01250K0Jefferson
19.01983-05-20229°57'N / 94°02'W29°58'N / 94°00'W3.00 Miles167 Yards192.5M0Jefferson
19.41974-10-28230°04'N / 94°06'W000K0Jefferson
19.61974-10-28229°51'N / 93°59'W0225K0Jefferson
20.11964-03-19230°08'N / 94°24'W0.20 Mile17 Yards00250K0Hardin
20.61972-11-13229°51'N / 93°58'W2.30 Miles50 Yards002.5M0Jefferson
21.21970-10-11229°47'N / 93°58'W29°52'N / 93°57'W6.10 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Jefferson
21.21967-07-13230°06'N / 94°06'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Jefferson
21.21994-11-05230°09'N / 94°24'W2.00 Miles700 Yards013K0Hardin
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down 1.5 miles NNW of Sour Lake and moved toward the northeast for 2 miles, crossing State Highway 326 in the process. It tracked across open fields and the only damage was to trees and fencing along the path. The tornado path averaged around 50 yards wide, increasing to nearly 0.5 miles wide at one point. The tornado was viewed by several hunters, one of whom was slightly injured when she was blown out of her stand as it passed nearby.
21.41974-10-28230°03'N / 94°06'W30°10'N / 94°07'W8.30 Miles50 Yards03250K0Jefferson
21.51980-09-06229°59'N / 93°59'W0.10 Mile200 Yards0025K0Jefferson
22.31970-01-10230°10'N / 94°24'W1.00 Mile33 Yards003K0Hardin
22.61957-03-17229°57'N / 93°57'W0.90 Mile100 Yards003K0Jefferson
22.81959-07-02229°54'N / 93°56'W0.10 Mile33 Yards0025K0Jefferson
23.81969-05-27329°47'N / 94°42'W1.50 Miles67 Yards3025K0Chambers
24.71968-02-01229°56'N / 93°55'W29°56'N / 93°54'W1.30 Miles20 Yards0025K0Jefferson
25.11957-11-07329°57'N / 93°56'W29°58'N / 93°53'W3.60 Miles200 Yards2592.5M0Jefferson
27.21970-10-11329°55'N / 93°53'W29°58'N / 93°51'W4.30 Miles100 Yards0192.5M0Jefferson
27.81974-10-28230°10'N / 94°07'W30°17'N / 94°09'W8.40 Miles50 Yards00250K0Hardin
27.91956-02-14229°59'N / 93°57'W30°13'N / 93°56'W16.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jefferson
28.61964-08-05229°42'N / 93°52'W0.20 Mile33 Yards06250K0Jefferson
30.61973-05-26230°07'N / 94°52'W30°01'N / 94°39'W14.70 Miles33 Yards04250K0Liberty
32.51957-11-07430°06'N / 93°44'W29°58'N / 93°53'W12.90 Miles200 Yards1812.5M0Orange
32.61961-09-12330°09'N / 94°44'W0.50 Mile17 Yards000K0Liberty
34.41981-06-05229°32'N / 94°45'W1.50 Miles60 Yards01250K0Chambers
35.01982-05-06229°57'N / 94°53'W0.50 Mile37 Yards00250K0Liberty
36.21952-02-01230°05'N / 93°46'W1.00 Mile67 Yards0025K0Orange
37.31967-05-01230°04'N / 94°53'W1.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Liberty
38.01981-06-05229°46'N / 93°41'W0.10 Mile17 Yards000K0Cameron
39.41957-03-17229°25'N / 94°49'W29°28'N / 94°43'W7.10 Miles67 Yards040K0Galveston
39.91992-11-21429°57'N / 95°00'W30°05'N / 94°54'W10.00 Miles200 Yards01250K0Liberty
40.61959-05-21329°23'N / 94°46'W29°25'N / 94°43'W4.30 Miles67 Yards0025K0Galveston
41.81973-04-26229°48'N / 95°01'W29°44'N / 94°59'W5.20 Miles100 Yards000K0Harris
41.91964-03-19229°45'N / 95°00'W2.50 Miles200 Yards00250K0Harris
42.41974-10-28329°42'N / 95°01'W29°44'N / 94°59'W3.30 Miles50 Yards172.5M0Harris
42.71957-10-14230°12'N / 94°54'W0.50 Mile200 Yards0025K0Liberty
43.21983-05-20329°45'N / 93°36'W29°50'N / 93°35'W5.00 Miles200 Yards00250K0Cameron
43.41950-02-11329°40'N / 95°03'W29°50'N / 95°00'W12.00 Miles1000 Yards11225K0Harris
43.51999-01-02230°21'N / 93°58'W30°26'N / 93°54'W8.00 Miles800 Yards1101.3M0Jasper
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado moved across southern Jasper County. At least 15 homes were destroyed, 20 received major damage, and 10 received minor damage. The worst hit area was Callier Loop, south of Buna. The fatality occurred here. A tied down mobile home rolled over at least five times, ejecting a man 100 yards and a woman 500 yards. The man received a broken back and other serious injuries, while the woman died a few days later from a broken neck, back, and internal injuries. Debris from this home was spread over a mile across the fields. Brick walls were cracked in permanent homes, pickup trucks were lifted in the air and pushed 20 feet from where they originally were parked, and any mobile home situated lengthwise north to south was rolled over and destroyed. There were several stories of people being ejected from their mobile homes, and walking away with minor injuries. This tornado moved into Newton County. Total path length for both Jasper and Newton Counties is 12.5 miles. F55MH
43.61977-12-13329°59'N / 95°03'W30°02'N / 94°59'W5.40 Miles400 Yards0525K0Liberty
43.71997-10-23229°54'N / 95°04'W29°58'N / 95°00'W7.00 Miles440 Yards00150K0Harris
 Brief Description: The tornado first touched down on the east shore of Lake Houston and moved northeast into extreme western Liberty County. This tornado was mostly F0 and F1 with some F2 damage at Foley Rd and Dallas Rd where a boat house was extremely damaged. An 18-wheeler in the same area was overturned and moved 50 feet.
44.21973-04-17330°10'N / 93°40'W0.50 Mile10 Yards0125K0Calcasieu
44.72002-03-30329°37'N / 95°01'W29°38'N / 95°00'W0.70 Mile60 Yards00350K0Harris
 Brief Description: This Tornado began its path in the Shoreacres subdivision, 3 miles south of La Porte, with a home on Greenleaf Road receiving structural and roof damage (F1), then moved northeast and partially demolished a Super Mart on Broadway (F3), then ripped through an apartment complex across the street causing major roof and window damage and knocking down trees (F2), collapsing a car garage and destroying at least one car. Just northeast of the apartments, a few homes had minor damage with fences and large trees down. On Carlisle Street, in the Bayside Terrace subdivision, a few homes had minor roof damage, yard trees down, and debris from the convenience store, while part of the roof off the Super Mart dropped onto a Truck parked at the north end of Carlisle next to Galveston Bay. No injuries were reported. A survey was conducted.
45.11974-10-31229°41'N / 95°04'W29°43'N / 95°01'W4.30 Miles77 Yards01250K0Harris
45.31957-03-17229°29'N / 94°56'W000K0Galveston
45.41971-06-20229°54'N / 95°04'W0.30 Mile50 Yards020250K0Harris
45.62004-11-23230°29'N / 94°10'W30°31'N / 94°09'W3.00 Miles600 Yards10500K0Hardin
 Brief Description: A second tornado touched down in northeastern Hardin County, was was witnessed by many people. Residents could see both tornadoes on the ground for a brief time. One elderly woman was killed when several large trees fell on the mobile home she was in. Between 10 and 20 homes were damaged or destroyed, mainly near Highway 92 near the Hardin-Tyler county line. F77MH
46.11992-11-21330°06'N / 95°02'W30°27'N / 94°47'W28.00 Miles300 Yards012.5M0Liberty
46.31957-10-22330°15'N / 94°58'W30°15'N / 94°54'W4.30 Miles100 Yards0125K0Liberty
46.71961-06-18329°19'N / 94°47'W2.50 Miles50 Yards05250K0Galveston
46.71961-09-12429°19'N / 94°47'W1.00 Mile100 Yards82000K0Galveston
47.01992-11-21330°01'N / 95°05'W30°06'N / 95°02'W4.00 Miles300 Yards0025.0M0Harris
47.01983-12-10230°30'N / 94°33'W30°34'N / 94°06'W26.00 Miles700 Yards042.5M0Tyler
47.21967-08-18329°25'N / 94°55'W0.50 Mile50 Yards000K0Galveston
47.71971-03-09229°20'N / 94°50'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0125K0Chambers
47.81994-04-15229°57'N / 95°09'W29°57'N / 95°03'W5.00 Miles300 Yards12050K0Harris
 Brief Description: Tornado began on west shore of Lake Houston, crossed the lake then crossed the east shore in Indian Shores Estates. The air survey located minor damage and trees down on the west shore of the lake. Eye witnesses observed the tornado over the lake and WSR-88D reflectivity/ velocity data indicated a strong low-level mesocyclone near the west shore of the lake just prior to the first tornado reports. The tornado moved across the east shore of the lake and into Indian Shores Estates around 1710 CST and produced a damage path 300 to 400-yards wide and approximately 2.5 miles in length that ended about 1.5 miles east of the intersection of FM 2100 and Heathergate. One woman was killed in a mobile home, and 20 received injuries in the area.
48.01957-03-17229°24'N / 94°55'W170K0Galveston
48.91970-10-11229°21'N / 94°53'W1.00 Mile100 Yards01250K0Galveston
49.31971-07-29229°50'N / 95°08'W0.30 Mile20 Yards0825K0Harris
49.71961-09-11329°46'N / 95°08'W1.00 Mile83 Yards0220K0Harris
49.81992-11-21429°44'N / 95°17'W29°57'N / 95°00'W20.00 Miles1800 Yards015250.0M0Harris
49.91979-10-22229°46'N / 93°29'W1.00 Mile550 Yards062.5M0Cameron


* 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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