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Kyle, SD Natural Disasters and Weather Extremes

 
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The chance of earthquake damage in Kyle is about the same as South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Kyle is much lower than South Dakota average and is much lower than the national average.

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

Earthquake Index, #86

Kyle, SD
0.05
South Dakota
0.05
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

Kyle, SD
0.0000
South Dakota
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, #392

Kyle, SD
42.22
South Dakota
114.73
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 1,118 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Kyle, SD 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:19Hail:708Heat:0Heavy Snow:0
High Surf:0Hurricane:0Ice Storm:0Landslide:0Strong Wind:0
Thunderstorm Winds:371Tropical Storm:0Wildfire:8Winter Storm:0Winter Weather:0
Other:12 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Kyle, SD.

Historical Earthquake Events

A total of 2 historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Kyle, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeDepth (km)LatitudeLongitude
46.61964-03-285.14142.9-101.6
46.61964-03-285.14142.9-101.6

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 13 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Kyle, SD.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
14.51956-08-06343°25'N / 102°11'W43°10'N / 101°44'W28.30 Miles100 Yards0025K0Shannon
21.31982-03-29243°10'N / 101°57'W0.20 Mile10 Yards01250K0Bennett
27.41963-06-06343°08'N / 101°56'W43°18'N / 101°30'W24.40 Miles1167 Yards00250K0Bennett
33.11999-06-04243°10'N / 102°47'W43°12'N / 102°43'W4.00 Miles400 Yards0000Shannon
 Brief Description: This is the second tornado that formed just southwest of Oglala and then moved through the town. It was smaller then the first tornado and produced its damage about a half mile east of the first tornado.
35.42003-07-03243°13'N / 101°35'W43°12'N / 101°30'W3.00 Miles100 Yards0075K0Bennett
 Brief Description: A supercell thunderstorm moved southeastward across western Jackson County and Bennett County. The storm dropped up to golf ball sized hail and produced a tornado north of Tuthill. The tornado touched down about a mile north of the junction of highways 18 and 73, where it destroyed a garage. The tornado moved south-southeast and destroyed a mobile home just to the southeast of the highway intersection and then dissipated just north of Tuthill. No one was injured.
36.01999-06-04243°03'N / 102°51'W43°13'N / 102°42'W15.00 Miles875 Yards1543.2M0Shannon
 Brief Description: This was the first of two tornadoes that swept through the town of Oglala. Spotters and law enforcement reported that the tornado went up and down several times. It remained on the ground just prior to hitting Oglala and then dissipated as it moved to the northeast. There was one fatality with 54 people receiving medical care for injuries. A church and three of its surrounding buildings were destroyed, 22 mobile homes destroyed, 30 to 50 buildings damaged and a lot of hail damage to roofs and vehicles. M54MH
39.11978-06-25242°56'N / 102°14'W42°47'N / 102°08'W11.10 Miles300 Yards082.5M0Sheridan
42.51964-05-02243°49'N / 101°42'W44°02'N / 101°40'W14.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jackson
42.81953-06-14243°28'N / 101°30'W43°50'N / 101°16'W27.70 Miles440 Yards0025K0Davison
43.51962-05-20242°48'N / 102°28'W42°51'N / 102°25'W3.60 Miles33 Yards0025K0Sheridan
47.11983-08-17243°12'N / 103°04'W0.20 Mile10 Yards0025K0Fall River
48.91977-07-10242°55'N / 101°36'W43°00'N / 101°18'W15.90 Miles30 Yards00250K0Cherry
49.21992-06-15244°02'N / 101°40'W2.00 Miles50 Yards00250K0Haakon


* 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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