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The chance of earthquake damage in Henning is lower than Illinois average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Henning is lower than Illinois average and is higher than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #956

Henning, IL

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

Henning, IL

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, #979

Henning, IL

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 2,742 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Henning, IL were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

Avalanche:0Blizzard:3Cold:12Dense Fog:4Drought:1
Dust Storm:0Flood:459Hail:666Heat:12Heavy Snow:37
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:16Landslide:0Strong Wind:38
Thunderstorm Winds:1,365Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:0Winter Storm:60Winter Weather:11

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Henning, IL.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

No historical earthquake events found in or near Henning, IL.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 82 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Henning, IL.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.51953-04-09340°14'N / 87°53'W40°15'N / 87°31'W19.20 Miles150 Yards1525.0M0Vermilion
5.81974-04-03240°15'N / 87°38'W40°21'N / 87°33'W7.80 Miles177 Yards0122.5M0Vermilion
7.21961-07-21240°16'N / 87°37'W40°16'N / 87°32'W3.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Vermilion
8.11975-11-10240°22'N / 87°50'W0.10 Mile3 Yards00250K0Vermilion
11.11973-08-14240°28'N / 87°41'W0025K0Vermilion
11.91976-03-20440°07'N / 87°57'W40°12'N / 87°41'W14.90 Miles800 Yards002.5M0Vermilion
13.61962-07-02240°11'N / 87°59'W40°13'N / 87°51'W6.90 Miles50 Yards0025K0Champaign
18.21996-04-19340°07'N / 87°57'W40°08'N / 87°57'W2.00 Miles1500 Yards11300Champaign
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down half a mile to the southwest of Ogden and travelled to the northeast right through the middle of the town. The tornado destroyed 68 homes, 12 businesses, 3 churches, the library, and a grade school. Once east of town, the tornado crossed I-74, where it killed a woman who was riding in a semi with her husband. The semi and trailer were picked up and rolled into a field. The woman, who had been in the sleeper portion, was thrown about 30 yards from the truck. She was killed instantly. After rolling the semi, the tornado damaged 2 more homes before lifting and dissipating 1 mile north northeast of Ogden. Back in Ogden the damage was variable. One house would have significant damage, when a nearby structure would only have minor damage. In addition to the destroyed homes and businesses, 128 homes and 8 businesses sustained major damage and 51 homes and 12 businesses had minor damage. With it's larger width, it appears that this tornado had multiple circulations within the parent tornado. Overall, one woman was killed and thirteen people were injured. No damage estimate was available yet. F55VE
19.61953-04-09340°11'N / 88°13'W40°14'N / 87°53'W17.80 Miles150 Yards0525.0M0Champaign
19.91980-06-02240°08'N / 87°24'W0025.0M0Fountain
20.31974-04-12240°06'N / 88°06'W40°16'N / 88°00'W12.50 Miles20 Yards00250K0Champaign
20.31976-04-23240°34'N / 87°53'W0025K0Iroquois
21.31956-03-06240°34'N / 87°29'W0.40 Mile250 Yards03250K0Benton
21.91987-06-02240°07'N / 88°02'W0.10 Mile10 Yards0025K0Champaign
22.01974-04-03340°17'N / 87°29'W40°33'N / 87°08'W25.90 Miles700 Yards00250K0Warren
22.81968-05-15340°37'N / 87°42'W40°39'N / 87°34'W7.10 Miles400 Yards002.5M0Iroquois
23.81974-04-03339°57'N / 88°04'W40°07'N / 87°53'W14.90 Miles350 Yards00250K0Champaign
23.91960-05-19240°16'N / 87°15'W0025K0Delaware
25.41991-08-08240°30'N / 87°19'W40°29'N / 87°15'W5.00 Miles127 Yards00250K0Benton
26.01975-05-24240°41'N / 87°42'W0.10 Mile10 Yards0025K0Iroquois
26.71976-04-23240°36'N / 88°02'W0025K0Iroquois
27.81991-08-08240°29'N / 87°15'W40°27'N / 87°11'W4.00 Miles127 Yards00250K0Warren
28.11973-08-12239°54'N / 87°40'W000K0Vermilion
28.71956-03-06340°38'N / 88°00'W40°44'N / 87°52'W9.40 Miles500 Yards06250K0Iroquois
30.51961-03-06239°53'N / 88°07'W39°55'N / 87°44'W20.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Champaign
30.61967-01-24240°05'N / 88°19'W40°09'N / 88°08'W10.40 Miles50 Yards0525K0Champaign
31.41953-04-09340°15'N / 87°31'W40°16'N / 86°42'W42.90 Miles750 Yards002.5M0Warren
31.61996-04-19340°04'N / 88°15'W40°05'N / 88°11'W4.00 Miles220 Yards0129.0M0Champaign
 Brief Description: A tornado briefly touched down 1 mile north of Savoy (near Rt. 45 and Curtis Road) and destroyed 3 homes under construction. Then the tornado lifted, travelled to the northeast, and touched down again 1 mile south of Urbana. The tornado destroyed 30 homes, caused moderate damage to 29 homes and one business, and minor damage to 54 homes and 4 businesses. Twelve people were injured and damage was estimated between $7 and $11 million.
32.81974-04-03339°59'N / 88°14'W40°02'N / 88°08'W5.90 Miles70 Yards10250K0Champaign
32.81956-05-21240°43'N / 88°01'W2.00 Miles70 Yards0025K0Iroquois
33.11976-03-20439°55'N / 88°27'W40°07'N / 87°57'W29.70 Miles800 Yards0112.5M0Champaign
34.01974-04-03440°30'N / 87°08'W40°32'N / 87°06'W1.30 Miles333 Yards00250.0M0Benton
34.21954-05-31240°40'N / 88°06'W40°53'N / 87°44'W24.20 Miles400 Yards02250K0Iroquois
34.91980-06-07240°39'N / 88°14'W40°37'N / 88°11'W3.00 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Ford
35.01963-04-22339°48'N / 87°55'W39°48'N / 87°32'W20.20 Miles1600 Yards02025K0Edgar
35.11962-04-30240°47'N / 87°28'W0525K0Newton
35.41954-06-01240°42'N / 87°16'W003K0Benton
35.71973-03-31240°47'N / 87°58'W0025K0Iroquois
36.31963-04-22339°48'N / 87°32'W39°48'N / 87°30'W000K0Vermillion
36.41963-04-22240°23'N / 87°01'W1.00 Mile100 Yards003K0Tippecanoe
36.61960-06-23239°59'N / 88°16'W39°57'N / 88°12'W3.80 Miles800 Yards0025K0Champaign
38.21960-06-05240°21'N / 88°31'W40°19'N / 88°20'W9.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Mclean
38.41965-09-14240°28'N / 88°28'W40°28'N / 88°20'W6.60 Miles77 Yards02250K0Ford
38.51990-06-02239°46'N / 87°31'W39°48'N / 87°23'W6.50 Miles150 Yards00250K0Vermillion
38.51965-09-14240°49'N / 88°00'W1.00 Mile50 Yards0225K0Iroquois
39.11963-04-22339°58'N / 88°28'W40°00'N / 88°09'W16.80 Miles200 Yards05250K0Champaign
39.81990-06-20239°53'N / 88°14'W39°52'N / 88°10'W3.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Douglas
39.81990-06-02239°42'N / 87°43'W39°46'N / 87°31'W11.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Edgar
40.41990-06-20239°55'N / 88°16'W39°53'N / 88°14'W5.00 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Champaign
40.61965-09-14240°21'N / 86°57'W40°23'N / 86°55'W1.30 Miles400 Yards00250K0Tippecanoe
40.61963-04-22339°48'N / 88°16'W39°48'N / 87°55'W18.40 Miles1600 Yards02025K0Douglas
40.71990-06-02239°43'N / 87°31'W39°46'N / 87°27'W4.00 Miles100 Yards06250K0Vermillion
40.81982-08-24240°33'N / 88°28'W40°33'N / 88°21'W5.50 Miles300 Yards002.5M0Ford
41.51990-06-02239°43'N / 87°35'W39°43'N / 87°31'W4.00 Miles100 Yards000K0Edgar
41.61961-03-06239°48'N / 88°17'W39°53'N / 88°07'W10.30 Miles33 Yards02250K0Douglas
41.91992-06-17240°53'N / 87°57'W0.10 Mile20 Yards01250K0Iroquois
42.21968-05-15240°29'N / 86°56'W003K0Tippecanoe
42.51960-06-05240°03'N / 88°28'W39°57'N / 88°20'W9.70 Miles20 Yards01250K0Champaign
43.21974-06-06239°50'N / 88°17'W39°52'N / 88°14'W3.30 Miles33 Yards003K0Douglas
44.31965-09-14240°28'N / 88°34'W40°28'N / 88°28'W4.90 Miles77 Yards00250K0Mclean
44.41987-07-06240°55'N / 87°26'W0.90 Mile250 Yards032.5M0Newton
44.51974-04-01240°25'N / 86°52'W1.50 Miles77 Yards0025K0Tippecanoe
44.51980-06-07240°25'N / 86°52'W000K0Tippecanoe
44.91976-03-20440°28'N / 87°00'W40°34'N / 86°47'W13.10 Miles300 Yards062.5M0Tippecanoe
45.71980-06-02340°05'N / 87°04'W39°55'N / 86°48'W18.10 Miles33 Yards1162.5M0Montgomery
45.81966-12-08240°03'N / 86°54'W0025K0Montgomery
46.21978-06-25340°26'N / 86°58'W40°17'N / 86°41'W18.00 Miles33 Yards000K0Tippecanoe
46.31971-03-19240°25'N / 86°50'W0.50 Mile20 Yards0025K0Tippecanoe
46.61980-06-01239°48'N / 88°17'W1.00 Mile3 Yards072.5M0Douglas
47.51974-04-03340°31'N / 88°37'W40°34'N / 88°29'W7.40 Miles350 Yards00250K0Mclean
47.91988-10-17239°38'N / 87°30'W39°38'N / 87°28'W2.00 Miles200 Yards02250K0Vermillion
48.11978-04-10240°25'N / 86°52'W40°30'N / 86°45'W8.00 Miles77 Yards0025K0Tippecanoe
48.41990-06-22241°00'N / 87°55'W40°59'N / 87°53'W2.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Iroquois
48.71988-10-17239°36'N / 87°31'W39°38'N / 87°30'W1.50 Miles200 Yards02250K0Vigo
48.81978-06-25240°46'N / 88°34'W40°46'N / 88°15'W16.40 Miles400 Yards00250K0Livingston
49.11969-09-04241°01'N / 87°45'W2.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Kankakee
49.11958-06-13240°03'N / 86°50'W0025K0Montgomery
49.22001-10-24240°02'N / 88°35'W40°03'N / 88°33'W1.80 Miles300 Yards002.2M0Piatt
 Brief Description: An eyewitness reported that the tornado touched down on the southwest side of Monticello and traveled to the north northeast across town. It blew down numerous trees near the golf course then destroyed a storage building. In this area the tornado intensified to F2 Intensity (wind speeds of 120 to 130 mph) taking the roof of a church completely off and blew it into the roof of a nearby 2 story apartment building. The apartment building suffered severe damage and has been deemed uninhabitable. A farm implement building/business, which was close to 200 feet in length, had roughly three quarters of the building destroyed. Damage for this building was estimated at nearly $2 million, as several combines inside were severely damaged or destroyed. Debris from the building was thrown into a nearby power substation, causing a complete power outage to the town of 5,000 residents as well as neighboring communities. The tornado appeared to have lifted off the ground and stayed at tree top level for the remainder of its life through the town producing F0 damage. Numerous trees had the tops broken off and several large trees were uprooted. Once outside of town it did touch down briefly once more, damaging the roof of one home and destroying several outbuildings and a garage of another homestead about a mile north northeast of town. In this location, several 2 inch by 6 inch pieces of lumber from one of the machine sheds had shot through patio doors into the home. No injuries were reported due to the tornado. Damage is estimated around $2.2 million.
49.31990-06-02240°00'N / 86°54'W40°05'N / 86°46'W10.00 Miles100 Yards0122.5M0Montgomery
49.61956-04-03240°55'N / 88°12'W2.00 Miles50 Yards0025K0Ford
49.71950-03-27240°34'N / 88°36'W40°36'N / 88°33'W3.00 Miles50 Yards003K0Mclean
49.81990-06-22241°01'N / 87°56'W41°00'N / 87°55'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Kankakee

* 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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