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The chance of earthquake damage in Homeacre-Lyndora is about the same as Pennsylvania average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Homeacre-Lyndora is higher than Pennsylvania average and is about the same as the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #2028

Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
0.01
Pennsylvania
0.17
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

Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
0.0000
Pennsylvania
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, #568

Homeacre-Lyndora, PA
142.41
Pennsylvania
109.77
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 5,013 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Homeacre-Lyndora, PA were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:5Cold:11Dense Fog:0Drought:11
Dust Storm:0Flood:767Hail:928Heat:5Heavy Snow:89
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:34Landslide:0Strong Wind:107
Thunderstorm Winds:2,871Tropical Storm:1Wildfire:0Winter Storm:45Winter Weather:4
Other:135 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Homeacre-Lyndora, PA.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Homeacre-Lyndora, PA.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Homeacre-Lyndora, PA.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 65 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Homeacre-Lyndora, PA.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.41981-07-20240°51'N / 80°00'W00250K0Butler
8.51985-05-31340°47'N / 80°09'W40°43'N / 79°44'W22.00 Miles243 Yards68025.0M0Butler
9.11954-06-01240°55'N / 79°48'W40°57'N / 79°44'W3.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Butler
13.31954-06-10240°51'N / 80°11'W40°53'N / 80°10'W0225K0Lawrence
13.71981-04-28240°44'N / 79°44'W0.50 Mile33 Yards0025K0Butler
16.21954-06-10240°45'N / 80°15'W40°51'N / 80°11'W7.30 Miles33 Yards0125K0Beaver
19.61980-06-03440°39'N / 79°44'W40°37'N / 79°42'W1.90 Miles33 Yards020250.0M0Allegheny
20.81985-05-31340°49'N / 80°28'W40°47'N / 80°09'W17.00 Miles243 Yards34025.0M0Beaver
21.21986-10-03241°08'N / 80°14'W41°08'N / 80°02'W9.00 Miles123 Yards002.5M0Mercer
23.91980-06-03440°37'N / 79°42'W40°36'N / 79°33'W7.60 Miles33 Yards00250.0M0Westmoreland
24.11977-09-24241°00'N / 80°21'W002.5M0Lawrence
25.01985-05-31241°13'N / 79°48'W41°12'N / 79°41'W6.00 Miles150 Yards010K0Venango
25.91956-05-12240°37'N / 80°17'W00250K0Beaver
26.11992-08-08241°04'N / 80°21'W2.00 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lawrence
26.31986-09-23240°58'N / 79°26'W0.50 Mile40 Yards012.5M0Armstrong
28.41980-06-03440°36'N / 79°33'W40°35'N / 79°30'W2.30 Miles33 Yards0120250.0M0Armstrong
29.71966-04-23240°42'N / 79°24'W1.00 Mile17 Yards0025K0Armstrong
29.81964-06-15241°14'N / 80°14'W04250K0Mercer
30.71954-06-01241°18'N / 80°05'W033K0Mercer
32.81954-06-01241°14'N / 79°33'W41°15'N / 79°30'W003K0Clarion
33.01985-05-31441°31'N / 79°56'W40°44'N / 78°50'W12.50 Miles350 Yards84025.0M0Venango
33.11985-05-31541°12'N / 80°29'W41°13'N / 80°16'W12.00 Miles450 Yards860250K0Mercer
33.31992-08-08241°06'N / 80°29'W1.50 Miles100 Yards011250K0Lawrence
33.82001-04-09241°02'N / 80°32'W41°02'N / 80°32'W4.00 Miles75 Yards00200K0Mahoning
 Brief Description: A weak F2 tornado touched down near Lowellville in eastern Mahoning County. The tornado had a intermittent damage path approximately four miles in length and 75 yards in width. Two homes, one business and two garages suffered significant damage with around a dozen other homes sustaining minor damage.
33.81975-06-04240°35'N / 80°13'W40°11'N / 79°32'W45.30 Miles30 Yards000K0Beaver
35.01956-05-13240°22'N / 79°52'W0.70 Mile200 Yards05250K0Allegheny
35.31980-06-03240°32'N / 79°28'W40°32'N / 79°22'W4.90 Miles33 Yards00250K0Indiana
36.51967-07-24240°49'N / 80°41'W40°49'N / 80°33'W6.50 Miles277 Yards02250K0Columbiana
36.61981-08-07241°24'N / 79°51'W00250K0Venango
36.91996-07-19241°05'N / 79°19'W41°04'N / 79°13'W7.50 Miles100 Yards0025K5KClarion
 Brief Description: A tornado began in Clarion County about 6 miles north of New Bethlehem. It tracked southeast into Jefferson County through Langville. The tornado lifted 1.5 miles west of Oliveburg. The tornado uprooted trees and rolled a mobile home, about a mile north of Truittsburg in Clarion County. The tornado also damaged some homes and farms, crops and downed extensive swaths of trees along its path. The tornado moved mainly in a straight line and averaged about 100 yards in width.
37.01985-05-31541°10'N / 80°31'W41°12'N / 80°29'W2.00 Miles450 Yards00250K0Mercer
38.21985-05-31541°10'N / 80°34'W41°10'N / 80°31'W3.00 Miles440 Yards00250.0M0Trumbull
38.21951-06-27240°35'N / 79°15'W40°52'N / 79°11'W19.70 Miles33 Yards003K0Armstrong
38.41963-08-03340°19'N / 79°53'W27025.0M0Allegheny
38.52002-11-10241°15'N / 80°28'W41°20'N / 80°21'W7.00 Miles500 Yards1191.0M0Mercer
 Brief Description: Starting about 7:54 PM, an F2 tornado touched down near Trout Island Road, east of Sharpsville. The tornado traveled northeast at 50 mph, crossed Route 18, then ripped into Clark. It crossed Shenango River Lake and tracked to New Hamburg, where it dissipated 8:02 PM. The tornado path was 7 miles long, about 500 yards wide at its maximum, in the town of Clark. Maximum winds estimated 155 mph. Majority of damage and all injuries occurred in Clark. Fifteen homes completely destroyed, 13 major damage, 29 had minor damage. One business destroyed; 1 suffered major damage. A large number of trees were snapped or toppled. Large truck was overturned. One van was thrown across Route 258. Several other vehicles were moved by the tornado or suffered considerable damage. Strongest tornado in Mercer county since May 31,1985. M81PH
38.61954-09-30241°15'N / 80°28'W0025K0Mercer
40.31987-06-27241°04'N / 80°39'W1.50 Miles40 Yards00250K0Mahoning
40.31983-05-22240°17'N / 79°53'W40°18'N / 79°47'W5.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Allegheny
41.11983-05-22240°18'N / 79°47'W40°20'N / 79°30'W14.00 Miles200 Yards062.5M0Westmoreland
41.51985-05-31440°44'N / 78°50'W41°26'N / 79°31'W11.00 Miles350 Yards0525.0M0Venango
41.61985-05-31240°53'N / 80°51'W40°50'N / 80°35'W15.00 Miles220 Yards02025.0M0Columbiana
41.71981-07-26240°34'N / 79°14'W00250K0Indiana
42.01996-07-19241°04'N / 79°13'W40°59'N / 79°04'W2.50 Miles100 Yards0025K5KJefferson
 Brief Description: A tornado began in Clarion County about 6 miles north of New Bethlehem. It tracked southeast into Jefferson County through Langville. The tornado lifted 1.5 miles west of Oliveburg. The tornado uprooted trees and rolled a mobile home, about a mile north of Truittsburg in Clarion County. The tornado also damaged some homes and farms, crops and downed extensive swaths of trees along its path. The tornado moved mainly in a straight line and averaged about 100 yards in width.
42.82002-04-28240°34'N / 79°14'W40°37'N / 79°09'W5.00 Miles250 Yards01750K0Indiana
 Brief Description: A storm spawning two separate tornadoes passed over southern Armstrong County, continuing eastward into Indiana County. The first tornado, an F0, touched down at approximately 2:45 PM EST just south of the town of Spring Church in Armstrong County. It traveled east about 3 miles before crossing into Indiana County approximately 1 mile east of Maysville at 2:52 PM EST. This tornado continued traveling to the east for another mile, finally dissipating near the community of Iselin at around 2:55 PM EST. The maximum estimated winds with this tornado were about 70 MPH. Damage from this first tornado included numerous trees which were toppled or snapped. A small steeple was toppled, and a swimming pool was destroyed. There were several trees toppled onto houses, and some houses suffered minor wind damage. A garage was damaged, and a house under construction was lifted off the foundation. The same storm produced another stronger tornado, an F2, which touched down in Indiana County approximately 6 miles southwest of the city of Indiana at 3:00 PM EST. This F2 traveled to the east across Center Township for approximately 5 miles, dissipating just south of Indiana at 3:06 PM EST. The estimated maximum winds were around 135 MPH. This F2 tornado produced a swath of damage as it traveled eastward across Indiana County. One house was totally destroyed, and debris from this house was blown downwind. In this same area, a car was turned over and trees were stripped of leaves. An adjacent house exhibited damage from hail or flying projectiles on several sides. The house immediately to the north of the destroyed house lost part of its east-facing roof. There were at least an additional 18 houses damaged (roofs, shingles, siding, etc.). Several garages and barns were either toppled or snapped. A large sign from a hotel was blown down onto a car sales lot. Two cars were crushed and 18 other vehicles were damaged. One moderate injury was reported with this tornado.
43.01963-04-19241°02'N / 80°52'W41°02'N / 80°34'W15.30 Miles33 Yards00250K0Mahoning
43.01956-08-05341°08'N / 80°41'W41°07'N / 80°40'W20250K0Mahoning
43.11980-05-12240°24'N / 79°23'W2.20 Miles20 Yards00250K0Westmoreland
43.21983-05-22240°20'N / 79°30'W40°27'N / 79°17'W13.00 Miles200 Yards042.5M0Westmoreland
44.01964-06-15240°18'N / 79°33'W2.00 Miles800 Yards04250K0Westmoreland
44.21972-05-02341°28'N / 80°13'W41°29'N / 80°12'W0025K0Mercer
44.31956-08-05341°09'N / 80°42'W41°08'N / 80°41'W00250K0Trumbull
44.71985-05-31441°26'N / 79°31'W41°26'N / 79°28'W3.00 Miles350 Yards0025.0M0Forest
44.71954-06-26240°15'N / 79°41'W0425K0Westmoreland
45.31983-05-22240°27'N / 79°17'W40°30'N / 79°11'W6.00 Miles200 Yards002.5M0Indiana
45.31985-05-31441°29'N / 80°25'W41°31'N / 79°56'W22.50 Miles350 Yards87525.0M0Crawford
45.81972-05-02341°29'N / 80°12'W41°33'N / 80°04'W7.90 Miles33 Yards0325K0Crawford
46.12004-05-25241°32'N / 80°10'W41°31'N / 80°03'W7.00 Miles50 Yards003.5M0Crawford
 Brief Description: An F2 tornado touched down three miles west of Custards and then tracked east for seven miles. The tornado finally lifted just west of Cochranton near U.S Highway 322. The damage path was continuous, up to 50 yards in width and roughly parallel to State Route 285. Significant damage occurred along the damage path. At least ten homes were damaged with two large farm buildings destroyed. Two factories west of Custards along Delano Road were also heavily damaged. One factory lost over 16,000 square feet of roofing and had much of it's inventory destroyed. The second factory was also heavily damaged on one side. Twelve semi trailers parked outside this factory were overturned and destroyed. Several dozen workers inside the factories had sought shelter prior to the arrival of the tornado and were uninjured. Hundreds of trees and dozens of power poles were downed along the damage path.
47.11978-06-07241°09'N / 80°46'W41°10'N / 80°43'W002.5M0Trumbull
47.41955-03-01341°16'N / 80°40'W2.50 Miles40 Yards16250K0Mahoning
47.61976-07-11340°21'N / 79°30'W40°16'N / 79°18'W11.80 Miles67 Yards1172.5M0Westmoreland
47.61955-03-11240°53'N / 80°50'W1.00 Mile100 Yards00250K0Columbiana
49.11976-07-11241°19'N / 79°12'W40°58'N / 78°54'W28.70 Miles33 Yards17250K0Jefferson
49.11985-05-31441°33'N / 79°37'W41°31'N / 79°32'W4.00 Miles800 Yards000K0Venango
49.31997-08-15240°20'N / 79°19'W40°21'N / 79°16'W3.50 Miles200 Yards02800K10KWestmoreland
 Brief Description: A severe thunderstorm produced a tornado that produced substantial damage in a residential area east-northeast of Latrobe along the foothills of the Chestnut Ridge. The tornado first touched down 1 mile west of Derry. The tornado completely destroyed a large tier of metal stadium bleachers at a high school football field and wrapped them against a utility pole. A nearby roof of a business was damaged and a mobile home was completely destroyed and a few mobile homes sustained damage. The tornado then tracked through a rural area, damaging some farm buildings and downing field corn. The tornado continued its rapid (estimated forward speed 50-60 miles per hour) northeast track and caused significant damage in a mobile home park in Derry. The tornado crossed Route 217 and downed trees across railroad tracks and then entered a residential area in Millwood. One frame house in Millwood was severely damaged and part of a room addition collapsed and trapped a resident, who was treated at the scene. A resident of a mobile home sustained minor injuries as well. Numerous trees were uprooted and large branches and power lines were downed along the track of the storm. One home along Route 217 had a branch embedded into the house siding. The tornado was estimated to have wind speeds of between 90 and 120 miles per hour, briefly attaining an F-2 rating on the Fujita Tornado Scale. All tolled, 7-8 mobile homes were destroyed (3 totally decimated), 10-12 sustained major damage, 15-18 sustained minor damage. One frame house was heavily damaged and about 10 sustained minor damage. One car was destroyed when a tree fell on it. Parked next to the auto was another car with two occupants that were not injured. About 10 other cars were damaged. An open-air church in Millwood was also heavily damaged. The tornado appeared to have dissipated as it entered the heavily wooded slopes of the Chestnut Ridge.
49.41976-02-16241°04'N / 80°50'W1.50 Miles600 Yards00250K0Mahoning


* 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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