Local Data Search

 
USA.com / Oregon / Hood River County / Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

Hood River County Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
Hot Oregon Rankings
Fastest / Slowest Growing Counties in OR
Richest / Poorest Counties by Income in OR
Expensive / Cheapest Homes by County in OR
Most / Least Educated Counties in OR
Fastest / Slowest Growing Cities in OR
High / Low OR Cities by Males Employed
High / Low OR Cities by Females Employed
Best / Worst Cities by Crime Rate in OR
Richest / Poorest Cities by Income in OR
Expensive / Cheapest Homes by City in OR
Most / Least Educated Cities in OR

The chance of earthquake damage in Hood River County is lower than Oregon average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Hood River County is about the same as Oregon average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #9

Hood River County
0.30
Oregon
0.62
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

Hood River County
0.2344
Oregon
0.0291
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, #22

Hood River County
2.02
Oregon
8.38
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 676 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Hood River County were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:0Dense Fog:0Drought:0
Dust Storm:0Flood:108Hail:178Heat:0Heavy Snow:4
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:8
Thunderstorm Winds:107Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:27Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:244 

Volcanos Nearby

A total of 13 volcanoes are found in or near Hood River County.

Distance (miles)NameRegionLatitudeLongitudeElevation (foot)TypeStatusLast Eruption
9.7HoodUS-Oregon, United States45.374-121.6943426StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1800-1899
29.9Indian HeavenUS-Washington, United States45.93-121.821513Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
32.6West CraterUS-Washington, United States45.88-122.081329Volcanic fieldRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
48.6AdamsUS-Washington, United States46.206-121.493742StratovolcanoTephrochronologyLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
53.8St. HelensUS-Washington, United States46.2-122.182549StratovolcanoHistoricalLast known eruption 1964 or later
57.0JeffersonUS-Oregon, United States44.692-121.83199StratovolcanoVarve CountLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
75.6Blue Lake CraterUS-Oregon, United States44.42-121.771230MaarRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
79.3Sand Mountain FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.38-121.931664Cinder coneRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)
81.9WashingtonUS-Oregon, United States44.332-121.8372376Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
85.2BelknapUS-Oregon, United States44.285-121.8412095Shield volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
92.8North Sister FieldUS-Oregon, United States44.17-121.773074Complex volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption A.D. 1-1499
93.9RainierUS-Washington, United States46.87-121.7584392StratovolcanoDendrochronologyLast known eruption 1800-1899
97.6South SisterUS-Oregon, United States44.1-121.773157Complex volcanoRadiocarbonLast known eruption B.C. (Holocene)

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 1 historical earthquake event that had a recorded magnitude of 3.5 or above found in or near Hood River County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
47.51976-04-134.61545.22-120.77

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 1 historical tornado event that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Hood River County.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
43.41972-04-05345°36'N / 122°38'W45°38'N / 122°27'W8.70 Miles440 Yards630025.0M0Clark


* 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.


 
The USA.com website and domain are privately owned and are not operated by or affiliated with any government or municipal authority.
© 2020 World Media Group, LLC.