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Jesse, WV Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Jesse is about the same as West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Jesse is lower than West Virginia average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #175

Jesse, WV
0.06
West Virginia
0.06
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

Jesse, WV
0.0000
West Virginia
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, #658

Jesse, WV
18.86
West Virginia
34.13
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 2,413 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Jesse, WV were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:1Cold:36Dense Fog:0Drought:37
Dust Storm:0Flood:421Hail:687Heat:23Heavy Snow:79
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:14Landslide:2Strong Wind:69
Thunderstorm Winds:901Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:23Winter Storm:30Winter Weather:5
Other:85 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Jesse, WV.

Historical Earthquake Events

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

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
35.61969-11-204.3N/A37.4-81

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 7 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Jesse, WV.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
20.51974-04-04337°40'N / 81°16'W37°42'N / 81°06'W9.20 Miles33 Yards0122.5M0Raleigh
31.01965-04-12237°24'N / 81°06'W003K0Mercer
31.31961-02-25237°59'N / 81°09'W3.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Fayette
32.61974-04-04337°48'N / 81°01'W37°50'N / 80°58'W3.30 Miles33 Yards000K0Raleigh
38.31990-05-26238°09'N / 81°13'W0.50 Mile250 Yards0025K0Fayette
39.81974-04-04337°50'N / 80°58'W37°54'N / 80°47'W10.80 Miles33 Yards182.5M0Fayette
42.11965-04-08237°30'N / 80°49'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Summers


* 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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